Today’s Headlines

  • Former BART Officer Arrested on Murder Charges; More Protests Planned (Merc, SFGate)
  • Looming Deficit has BART Looking at Service Cuts, Fare Increases (SFGate
  • And the Lean Budget Times Extend to All Transit Agencies, Including Sacramento (Sac Bee)
  • Google Maps Visualize Transit Lines (The Transport Politic)
  • Shovel-Ready Mass Transit: The Nation Talks to a Chicago Transit Official (The Nation)
  • Financier Steven Rattner Likely ‘Car Czar’ (NYT)
  • Business-First Ideology Clouding State Budget Negotiations? (Coco Times)
  • "Rougher Roads Lie Ahead" for SF’s New Progressive Supes Majority (SFBG)
  • Concord Approves Plan for Former Military Base (Coco Times
  • SFBG: "Streetsblog Throws An Edgy Curve into San Francisco Bicycle Coverage"
  • Spain’s High Speed Rail "Revolution in Travel Habits" (Guardian UK via CHSPRB

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SF Examiner: Supes Shouldn’t Let Squabbling Kill Smart SFMTA Budget SFMTA Seeking Bids for $210M Union Square Central Subway Station (SF Examiner) Unregulated Corporate Shuttles Crowd Streets, Block Muni Stops (SFBG) C.W. Nevius: Free Muni for Youth a “Noble Thought”, but Sets a Bad Precedent SFBG: Where Would Jesus Park on Sundays? Green Connections Survey Asks: “Where Do You […]

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“Street Fight” Author Jason Henderson Finds Good and Bad in Mayor’s Task Force Proposals (SFBG) Mayor Lee: SFMTA Not Missing Opportunity in Collecting Revenue From Shuttles Using Stops (SFBG) Mayor Lee Announces Initiatives to Accelerate Affordable Housing Production (Examiner, SFGate) Former Gas Station Sites Increasingly Becoming Housing Developments in the Mission (Mission Local) The Real […]

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Two Women Injured by Pole Knocked Over by Truck Driver on South Van Ness (Mission Local) Ed Reiskin on Muni: “I Didn’t Come Here to Preside Over the Status Quo” (SF Chronicle) AC Transit Workers Give Notice of Strike Over Health, Safety Issues (CoCo, SFGate, CBS) BART Strike Unlikely for 60 Days, Hope Lies With Jerry Brown (CoCo […]

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BART, AC Transit Unions Authorize Strike (SF Exam, SFGate, SFBG, KQED, CoCo Times, KTVU, CBS) BART’s Rush-Hour Bike Bans End for Five-Month Trial Starting Monday (Muni Diaries) More on the SFCTA Board Hearing on Funding Approval for Masonic (SFBay, Uppercasing) Supes Approve Final CPMC Development Agreement, Transit Contributions Unchanged (SF Examiner) Supes Put Wiener’s CEQA Appeal Reforms on Hold for Amendments […]

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BART Shooting Investigation Centers on Video; Claim Filed by Victim’s Family (SF Gate, Merc) SFBG Editorial: Structure of BART Police Force Recipe for Disaster And More Coverage Today of BART’s Plan to Trim Evening Service (SF Gate, Coco Times) Transit Agencies Still Seeking Aid from Government Nationwide (Pro Publica) Peskin Calls for Special Election, Tax […]

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Tilly Chang Named New Executive Director of the SFCTA (SFGate) Sunday Streets Five-Year Anniversary Party to Feature Gavin Newsom, Mayor Lee (SFBG) SF Firefighters May Have Covered for Drunk Colleague Who Hit Motorcyclist With Fire Truck (ABC) Parks Truck Driver Apologizes for Running Over Woman (ABC); DA Mulls Charges (SFGate) BART Board Denies Workers “Surplus” Funds […]