Today’s Headlines

  • Should Transbay Terminal Accomodate 12 High-Speed Trains an Hour? (Transbay Blog, SF Gate)
  • Turkey Launches High-Speed Train (Financial Times)
  • BART Director Tom Radulovich Says Riders Should Be Offered Discounted Passes (SF Examiner)
  • BART Board Also Considering Implementing Fare Hike Earlier Than Expected (KCBS)
  • Vallejo May Get $4.2 Million Grant to Build Transit Center (Vallejo Times Herald)
  • More on Representative Doris Matsui’s "Complete Streets Act" (Cyclelicio.us)
  • Washington State Legislators Kill Smart Growth Bill (HugeAssCity via Streetsblog.net)
  • Hayward Bicyclist Injured in Crash (SF Gate)
  • From the National Bike Summit: Safety in the Inner City (LA Streetsblog)

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Op-Ed in Chronicle Supporting Congestion Pricing in San Francisco (SF Gate) The TA Will Consider Releasing Prop K Funds for Transbay Terminal (Examiner) Muni Crash with 18-Wheeler on T-3rd Sent Seven to Hospital Last Night (Examiner) (SF Gate) MTC Revises Revenue Projections, Delays Vote on RTP (Merc) Sacramento Mayor KJ Upset His City Not on […]

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LaHood Gets Softball Questions at Confirmation Hearing (WaPo, NYT, AP) Senate Coalition to Push for More Transit Funding in Stimulus Bill (Open Left) CA High Speed Rail Chair Calls for Better Commuter Rail at Transpo Forum (NL Times) Schwarzenegger Asks Obama for Tougher Tailpipe Emissions Restrictions (SF Gate) SFO Launches "Green" Rental Car Program, Incentives […]

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NY Times Writer Takes Agonizingly Long Ride on CA Amtrak, Pines for High Speed Rail Transbay Terminal Delayed Another Year (Examiner) Matt Gonzalez and Jello Biafra Compare Transbay Terminal Developers to Black Bart (SF Gate) Fight Looming Over Efforts to Add Density to Park Merced Neighborhood (Examiner) MTA Restores Streetcars, Mulls Running Them on E-Embarcadero […]

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Details Emerge on Transbay Transit Center Design (SF Gate, Examiner) Pedestrian Pinned Under Muni Bus Dies at SF General (SF Gate, CBS, Examiner) Source: Muni Driver Admits Making Fatal Mistake (ABC) Mayor Newsom Announces New Urban Forest Map of City Trees (SF Gate, Examiner) How Would Bay Area Fare Without Caltrain? (Examiner) Peninsula Cities Reject […]

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BART Commute Crunched Friday Due to Overnight Maintenance Truck Crash on Tracks (SFGate, KTVU) Vallejo Man Charged With Felony for Painting Crosswalk (SFGate, KTVU) Supervisors Wiener and Breed Want Muni to Rearrange Seats to Increase Capacity (SF Examiner) Employees at Martin Macks on Haight Street Want to Save Parklet (SF Examiner) Two Men Suspected of Driving Car Into […]