Today’s Headlines

  • Los Altos City Council Votes to Save Pedestrian Bridge, Tree (Merc)
  • Oklahoma City Needs to Downsize Its Streets (How We Drive)
  • Mountain View Approves New Development at South Whisman (Merc)
  • BART Shooting Case Delayed by Concerns Over Police Killings (SF Gate)
  • SF Weekly: "Activist Points to Inefficient and Costly Projects Like the Central Subway"
  • SF Supe Chiu Wants Ban on After-Hours Skyscraper Lights (SF Gate, SFBG)
  • SFBG: The Polluting Port 
  • 300 Mile Per Hour High Speed Rail Planned for Japan (LAT)
  • LAPD’s Bike License Victims State Their Case at LAPD Comission Hearing (LAist)
  • What a Livable Suburb Looks Like (TC Streets via Streetsblog.net)

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Car Restrictions on Market Street "A Bit Closer to Reality"  (SF Gate, Transbay Blog) Wade Crowfoot Leaving SF Mayor’s Office; Will Join the Environmental Defense Fund (SFBG) SF Supervisors Decide Not to Put Streets Bond Measure On the Ballot After All (SF Gate)  San Carlos City Council Votes to Raise Developer Fees For "Traffic Improvement […]

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Bay Bridge Closes Indefinitely After Steel Rods Snap Near S-Curve (SF Gate, Merc, ABC7, SF Appeal) BART Runs Longer Trains, Service and Cars, Stations Reported to be Crowded (Merc)  California Transit Association Looks to Protect Transit Funds at Ballot Box (The Source) In Socal, OC Bus Riders Urge Transit Authority Not to Cut Their Routes […]

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Obama’s Vision for High-Speed Rail in the U.S. (WSJ, NYT, Infrastructurist, Yglesias) Lots of Competition for HSR Funding But Calif. Has Advantage (SF Gate, CHSRB) Interior Sec Hears a "Resounding No" To Drilling for Oil Off Calif. Coast (SF Gate, LAT) EPA Takes First Step Toward Regulating CO2 Emissions (Sac Bee) SF Examiner: Muni’s T-Third […]

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Overflow Crowd Expected for Today’s MTA Board Meeting on Muni Budget (City Insider) Steve Jones: "Muni Cuts Spark Popular Backlash" (SFBG) KALW on March Against Muni Organizers: "Callow, Uninformed and Full of Righteous Fury" Supervisor Chris Daly Wants Study of Dangerous Intersections (SF Examiner) BART Trying to Figure Out How to Close $14 Million Budget […]

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BART Board Considers Fare Hike, Service Cuts, Parking Fee Increases (SF Gate, Merc)  Man Arrested After Red Paint Attack On BART GM During Meeting (ABC7, SF Gate) Bill Requiring Civilian Oversight of BART Police Faces Key Assembly Committee Test (SFBG) AC Transit Will Discontinue Magnetic-Strip Tickets on Transbay Bus Lines (BCN via CBS5) Cables Cars […]

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More on the BART Strike Announcement from SF Gate, ABC7, Merc, KCBS Auto Traffic Likely to Get Very, Very Ugly During BART Strike (Merc, Marin IJ) Man Shot to Death After a Parking Dispute in East Palo Alto (BCN via CBS5) New Markings at Crosswalk Where 9-year-old Novato Girl Was Killed (Marin IJ) Future Oakland: […]