Today’s Headlines

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  • BART Hires Consultant to Study Daly City Derailment (EastBayTimes)
  • More on Out of Service BART Cars (BizTimes)
  • Police Radios Don’t work in Transit Tunnels (SFChron)
  • Congestion Fee Proposed for Uber and Lyft (SFExaminer)
  • More on Alamo Square Park (Hoodline, SFExaminer)
  • Future of Old Geneva Car Barn (Hoodline)
  • Taxi Crashes onto Sidewalk on Haight Street (SFExaminer)
  • Start Saying Goodbye to Oakland’s Auto Row (SocketSite)
  • DUI Suspect Hits Pedestrians in Novato (MarinIJ)
  • Novato Approves Downtown Train Station (MarinIJ)
  • Salesforce Tower Peaks Above the Fog (Curbed)
  • Commentary: Caltrain Funding is a Glimmer of Sanity from DC (SFChron)

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Linear transportation routes carrying riders who walk the last few blocks from their origins and to their destinations. Sound familiar? Image: Uber

Uber’s Latest Feature Reinvents the Wheels on the Bus

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Uber is rolling out a new feature that will encourage people who use its shared-ride service in New York to walk to the nearest intersection, instead of getting picked up at their door. The company hopes that by avoiding looping through congested Manhattan to pick up and drop off multiple people, it will make trips faster and easier -- but Uber is trying to solve a problem that buses solved generations ago.

Today’s Headlines

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Get state headlines at Streetsblog CA, national headlines at Streetsblog USA

Today’s Headlines

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Get state headlines at Streetsblog CA, national headlines at Streetsblog USA

Overhead electrification in Connecticut. Caltrain electrification will survive the Trump Administration after all. Photo: Wikimedia Commons

Caltrain Electrification Approved

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After months of back and forth, the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) announced that it is approving $647 million in funds for Caltrain electrification. The grant approval will allow Caltrain to begin construction of its electrification project almost immediately, bringing smoother rides and cleaner air to the Bay Area. “We are very thankful to U.S. Secretary […]
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