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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AC Transit Ordered into Arbitration with Union, Buses Still Running (CBS, SF Gate) It Was a Bad Weekend for Cyclists and Peds (CBS, CBS, Merc, ABC) Traffic Changes and Homeless Concerns at Transbay Terminal Site (SF Gate, SF Gate) Van Ness Auto Row Buildings Could Get Historic Status (Examiner) Alioto-Pier Wants SFPD Background Checks for […]

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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 […]

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Fear of BART Strike Prompted Many to Consider Telecommuting (SF Gate) Nevius Weighs in on Mason Street Closure in North Beach (SF Gate) Routsey App Back at Apple Store, Muni Re-Asserts Claim to Own Real-Time Data (SF Appeal) Multiple Cars Set Ablaze Last Night in SF and Oakland (SF Gate) (SF Gate) Lombard Street Turned […]

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BART Contract Talks Moving Slowly (SF Gate) Oakland Port to Raise $70M for Airport Connector (Oak Trib) SF Parking Meter Hours May Be Extended, New Meters in GG Park (Examiner) New Cable Car to Hit the Streets in SF Today (SF Gate) Relatives of Cyclists Killed by Sherriff’s Deputy Upset with Light Sentence (CoCo Times) […]

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Ed Lee to Enter Mayor’s Race Today (SF Gate, SF Examiner, Bay Citizen) 9-year-old Boy Struck by Drunk Driver in SF Remains in Critical Cond.(SF Gate) Jerry Brown Vetoes Commuter Benefits Legislation (Coco Times) Black Bicyclists Gather for Convention in Oakland; Get Bikes Blessed (SF Gate) Mohammed Nuru Selected to Lead SFDPW, Replacing Ed Reiskin […]

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Advocates Gearing Up for Wednesday MTC Meeting on Stim Funds (Berkeley Daily Planet) The Examiner Reports on SF Chamber’s Misleading Congestion Price Survey  More on the Grim Budget Picture for Bay Area Transit Agencies (Merc) How Do We Make Transit Independent? Cap’n Transit Has Some Ideas  John McCain Confuses Light Rail with High Speed Rail […]