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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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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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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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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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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It’s Election Day (SF Appeal, SF Gate, SFist) L.A. Road Rage Doc Convicted of Assault on Bicyclists (LAT, VeloNews, Streetsblog LA) Bicyclist Struck and Killed by AC Transit Bus Driver in Hayward (BCN via ABC7) Driver Arrested on Assault Charges After Nearly Hitting a Parking Officer (Press Democrat) Budget Update on Today’s MTA Board Agenda; […]

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N-Judah Derails on Duboce and Church; No Injuries, Major Delays (BCN via Appeal, SF Gate) Press Democrat: “Distracted Driving Takes a Terrible Toll on Roadways” Ca. High-Speed Rail Gets $900M in Federal Funding for Central Valley, Peninsula (Merc, SF Gate) Examiner Op-Ed: “Bay Area Politicians Ride Wave of Misguided Transit Projects” Desperate Campaign Pitch or […]