Today’s Headlines

  • Should the Bay Area Implement Its Own Gas Tax to Fund Transit? (HSRB)
  • The Transbay Blog Adds Up the STA Fund Losses to Bay Area Transit Agencies
  • Why the Auto Industry Bailout is Doomed (Boston Herald via Hugh Bartling)
  • SF Supe Urges Port Commission to Study Northern Waterfront (SF Gate)
  • More on the Cuts at the SF Rec and Park Department (SFBG)
  • Cloverdale Pedestrian Dies in Hit-and-Run Crash (Bay City News via CBS5)
  • Wal-Mart Drops Five-Year Bid to Build New Store in Santa Rosa (Press Democrat)
  • VMT Dipped in December, But Not by Much (Worldchanging via Streetsblog.net)
  • The Chilly Hilly Bainbridge Island Bike Ride (Seattle PI)

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Newcomb Ave. Model Block Project Completed in Bayview (City Insider, BCN via Appeal, ABC 7) Update on the Pedestrian Hit by Truck Driver at Sixth and Howard (BCN via SF Appeal) SFMTA’s Ed Reiskin’s Year-End List Skips Strides in Pedestrian Safety (SF Examiner) GJEL Interviews Supervisor Scott Wiener On His Transportation Plans in 2012 Bevan […]

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Shooting Prompts New Call for Civilian Oversight of BART Police (SFBG, SFGate) Meantime, BART Considers Curtailing Some Evening Service (SF Examiner) And Has Gotten Rid of its "Rude Rider Hall of Shame" (Akit’s Complaint via SFist) Muni’s On-Time Performance Still Lagging (SF Examiner) Muni Diaries: "Putting the 20 Questions Ball in Charge of TEP" Schwarzenegger […]

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BAAQMD Adopts Blueprint for Cleaning Up the Air in the Bay Area (Mercury News) On 40th Anniversary of Clean Air Act, NRDC Blog Highlights the Benefits of Smart Growth Nevius Disses Advocates as “Passionate” But “Overzealous” in CityPlace Appeal (SF Gate) Windsor Bicyclist Hospitalized After Being Hit by Truck Driver (Press Democrat) Yellow Cab Pushes […]

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Supervisor Avalos Calls on Supes to Take Steps to Appoint New Mayor (SF Gate) Supes Pass Car Share Parking Plan in Unanimous Vote (SF Examiner) And Board Also Passed Supervisor Mirkarimi’s Parking Operators Legislation (SF Exam) AC Transit, Drivers Union Reach Tentative Agreement (BCN via SF Exam) Dumbarton Rail Bridge “Back on Track, But Still […]

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Four Hospitalized in Car Crash at Hayes and Steiner After Driver Runs Stop (KTVU, Haighteration) Bucchere’s Plea Deal Plasters Headlines, Here and Abroad (BBC, LAT, WaPo, SFGate, CBS) SF Chronicle: Private Shuttles Good for Bay Area, but Need to Be Regulated More From the Supes Hearing on Keeping Transit Up to Speed With Population Growth (CBS) Second […]

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Future Oakland says Despite Setbacks, Transit Advocates Are Making Progress in Oakland AC Transit May Be Able to Prevent Cuts and Not Abandon BRT (Berkeley Daily Planet) "Buy-America" Policy Adopted by AC Transit Board of Directors (East Bay Express) Train Control System Problems Cause Muni Metro Delays (SF Examiner)  Taking the "Mass" Out of Mass […]