Today’s Headlines

  • MTC Committee Could Slash Stim Funds Today for Muni, AC Transit (Beyond Chron)
  • President Obama: The Days of Building Sprawl Are Over (Veritas et Venustas)
  • But the Days of Widening Highways Aren’t (VTA Watch)
  • SF Parks Dept. Will Install 2,000 Parking Meters (SF Gate)
  • Driver Stabs Off-Duty SF Bicycle Cop After "Traffic Altercation"(KTVU)
  • Activists Demand Charges Against BART Police Officers (ABC7, Bay City News)
  • L.A.’s Transit TV Files for Bankruptcy (LAT)
  • PG&E’s "Smart" Streetlights Get a Test Run in SF (NYT)
  • Streetscape Plan Would Enliven Saratoga Village (Merc)
  • How We Drive: "When Is a Stop Sign Not a Stop Sign?"

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Today’s Headlines

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Manslaughter Trial Begins for Cast-Wearing Driver Who Killed Man at 14th and Noe (AP via KTVU) San Leandro Scales Back on East Bay BRT Plans (Daily Review) Study Shows Only 35 Percent of SF Transit Commuters Arrive in 1.5 Hours (SF Examiner, Atlantic Cities) Senior Muni Rider Gets $100 Fine For 5-Cent Shortage (CBS 5) Mercury News: […]

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Beyond Chron: City Agencies Need to Stop Ignoring Transit and Livable Streets Needs in the Tenderloin More on the First Day of Sunday Parking Metering’s Grace Period (SFGate, SFBG) SF Weekly is So “Pissed About Paying for Parking on Sunday,” They Want You to Sign ENUF’s Petition Phone Payments Now Available at Most SF Parking Meters (SF Exam) […]

Tomorrow: Hearing on Traffic Signals to Speed Muni on Haight, McAllister

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On the agenda [PDF] for tomorrow’s SFMTA public engineering hearing are proposals to speed up Muni lines with transit-priority traffic signals and bus bulb-outs along Haight and McAllister Streets. These types of changes are central to the Muni Transit Effectiveness Project, but some residents have voiced concerns about replacing stop signs with traffic signals and […]

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Could Planning Commission Pres Fill Chiu’s Supe Seat? (Examiner); Avalos: Ed Lee is “Beatable” (CBS) The Hairball Still Sucks, and There Still Aren’t Any Plans to Change it (Potrero View) Jarrett Walker Backs Muni’s Efforts to Replace Stop Signs With Transit-Priority Signals (Human Transit) SFMTA Planner and Fellow Muni Riders Help Child Get Stolen Phone Back […]

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After Balking, Gov Signs Gas Tax Swap Bill; Transit Funds Coming (SF Gate, CoCo Times) Sacto Regional Transit Declares State of Emergency, Stalls on Cuts (Sac Bee) Muni Adds Stop IDs at Bus Stops to Facilitate 511 and Nextbus Directions (Examiner) Tips For Getting Worn Bills in Muni Machines (Slowing or Speeding Boarding?) (SFist) Good […]

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SoMa Transit District Plan Heads to Planning Commission Today (SF Examiner, SFGate) BART Managers Propose Night Buses on Weekends, Adding Hour of Train Service (CoCo Times) SFMTA Seeking Feedback on New Metro Signs (Muni Diaries, SF Appeal) Carmageddon Coming on Memorial Day Weekend? (SFGate, SF Examiner) SFMTA Designing New Logo to Reflect Multimodal Mission (SF Examiner) SF Ranked Fourth […]