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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BART Strike Postponed After Gov. Orders Cooling-Off Period (ABC, SF Exam, SFGate, BART Video) Hit-and-Run Driver Hospitalizes Man on the Embarcadero at Howard (SF Weekly, ABC) In Case You Missed it: The Market Street Bike Counter is Working Again (SF Appeal) Overhead Muni Wires on Market Were Off This Weekend Due to Sewer Cleaning (CBS) A Look […]

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More on Muni’s Deepening Budget Woes and Cuts from SF Gate, SF Appeal, SF Examiner KALW News: "Public Transportation on the Chopping Block" 15-Year-Old Girl Dies After Being Hit by Driver in Santa Rosa Crosswalk (Press Democrat) Man Recovering After Being Hit by Taxi Driver on Market Street (Mission Mission via SFist) Bill to Give […]