Today’s Headlines

  • Transportation Gets Less Than Expected in Federal Stimulus Bill (WSJ)
  • Details of the Transportation Segment Reviewed (Transport Politic via Streetsblog.net)
  • Governors Unhappy Bill Doesn’t Give More to Road Projects (Politico)
  • Former BART Officer Pleads "Not-Guilty" in Shooting of Oscar Grant (SF Chronicle
  • Caltrans to Pay $7 Million to Transit for Right to Add Carpool Lanes to Sacramento Freeway (Sacbee)
  • Caltrans Halts Funding for Fourth Bore of Caldecott Tunnel (SF Chronicle)
  • Man Who Would Not Remove Bicycle From Caltrain Pays Fine for Disturbing Peace (CBS5)
  • Cell Phone Ban for Muni Drivers (Muni Diaries)
  • F-Stockton Will See New Trolley Cars (Market St Railway)
  • More Fear From Peninsula Residents that High Speed Rail Will Ruin Neighborhoods (CHSRB)
  • A Very Interesting Proposal for Streetcars in Oakland (SF Cityscape)

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Scoot Riders Protest for Parking Permit Exemption at City Hall (SF Appeal) Muni, BART, Caltrain Say Adding Wi-Fi is Too Expensive (SF Chronicle) More on the New Bike Parking Station at Civic Center BART (SF Appeal) Castro to Get Improved Intersections, New Muni Escalator, Bike Share Station (Hoodline) Panhandle Upgrades Begin Aug 24 with New Lighting, […]

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Bay Bridge Remains Closed; Caltrans Blames Wind and Traffic Vibrations (ABC7, SF Gate, NYT, Merc) BART Ridership Surges 49 Percent as Many Drivers Take Transit (SF Appeal, BART Diaries) Woman Hospitalized After Being Hit by a 38-Geary Bus in the Richmond (SF Examiner)  Muni Farebox for Sale on Craigslist (N-Judah Chronicles) More on the City’s […]

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C.W. Nevius: Critical Mass Violence Harkens Back to Aggressive Early Days of the 90s (Chronicle) Violent Critical Massers = Most Cyclists to Those Like John Schambre (the Guy at the Wiggle Stop-in) SFMTA Installs Left-Turn Bike Box at Market and Seventh Streets (Hoodline) Ten Market Street Prototyping Festival Installations to Return for a Month on September […]

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BART Board Votes to Lift Bike Bans for Five-Month Trial Period (SFGate, CBS, KTVU) Muni Transit Director Explains, Apologizes for Two N-Judah Shutdowns Within 24 Hours (SFMTA) Central Subway Contract Winner Known to Exceed Costs on Construction Projects (SF Examiner) How TransForm Strives to Improve Lives Through Promoting Sustainable Transportation (GJEL) Noe Valley Residents Have Raised […]