Today’s Headlines

  • Transit News Disappointing in Final Stimulus but HSR Gets a Boost (AP via Transport Politic)
  • Transit Takes a $459 Million Hit in State Budget Deal But Will it Pass? (LAT, Ca.Progress Rep.)
  • BART Board to Get Update on Police Oversight Committee (SF Gate)
  • SF Park Rangers Want to Carry Guns and Get Full Law-Enforcement Status (SF Weekly)
  • ABC 7: "Violent Muni Altercation Caught on Tape" 
  • Potential Conflict with SF Mayor’s Development Advisor? (Fog City Journal)
  • LA’s MTA in a Dispute With Italy’s AnsaldoBreda Over Train Car Purchase (NYT)
  • Beer and Nudity Out at SF’S Beloved Bay to Breakers Race (SF Gate, SFBG
  • Portland Cyclist Known as "Reverend Phil" Exonerated on Resisting Arrest Charges (The Oregonian)
  • As the Amgen Tour Draws Near the Sac Bee Recounts the Area’s Bicycling History

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Today’s Headlines

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Boy Stabbed on Muni Bus Afraid to Leave the Hospital But Condition Improving (SF Gate) Chronicle’s Open Forum Takes on Central Subway: Nat Ford Writes in Favor, Gerald Adams Against BIKE NOPA Examines SFgo Program, Which "May Encourage Faster, More Dangerous Driving" Labor Day Parking Ticket Catches a KCBS Reporter by Surprise (KCBS) Treasure Island’s […]

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Muni Drivers Authorize Strike; City Responds (City Insider, SF Appeal, SF Examiner) Cole Valley Alley: Muni Management Continues to Fail the Public GG Bridge District Votes to Raise Ferry and Bus Fares (BCN via Merc, Marin IJ) BART Seeks Riders Opinions on Train Upgrades (SF Examiner) 5-3 Vote to Keep Caltrain Service was a North-South […]

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For Third Time in His Political Career, Jerry Brown Elected Governor (SF Gate, LAT, Bay Citizen) Barbara Boxer Retains Senate Seat, Fends Off Challenge from Fiorina (SF Gate, Bay Citizen) Newsom Wins Lt. Gov’s Race; SF Will Get a New Mayor in January (SF Gate, LAT, Bay Citizen) Republican Tidal Wave Crushes House; Democrats Hang […]

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MTC, Regional Transit Operators Want Local Control of Taxes for Transit (NY Times) Sac Bee Op-Ed Calls for Broad National Infrastructure Vision, Steady Transit Funding CA Transit Projects Seen as Model for National Transit Funding (SF Gate) High Speed Rail Bond Could Fund Local Operator Improvements (Examiner) Examiner Looks at Pending Muni Riders Union Mayor […]

This Week: SF Bike Party and Sunday Streets in GG Park

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Folks celebrating the Fourth of July weekend with a staycation in the city can hop on board with the SF Bike Party and enjoy some car-free bliss at Sunday Streets on the west side. Here are the highlights from this week’s Streetsblog calendar: Monday: SF Transit Riders Union Transit Action Commitee Meeting. Get involved with SFTRU’s efforts to […]

Today’s Headlines

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BART Board Approves Oakland Airport Connector (SF Gate, ABC7, Calitics) BART Extension to SJ to be Considered for $900 Million in Federal Funds (Merc) Man Accused in Muni Stabbings Charged with 5th Attack (SF Appeal, SF Gate, ABC7)  Woman Shot in Robbery Attempt on AC Transit Bus (BCN via CBS5) Hit-and-Run Driver Arrested for Critically […]