Today’s Headlines

  • Caltrans Wants to Replace Menlo Park Ped/Bike Bridge to Expand Highway (Cyclelicio.us)
  • Peninsula Transit Ridership Continues to Rise (KCBS)
  • AnsaldoBreda Gets Extension on LA MTA Contract Despite Troubles (LAT)
  • LA Times: "Ethanol Investors Try to Derail Calif.’s Carbon-Emissions Proposal" 
  • Obama Administration to Raise Fuel Efficiency by 2 Miles Per Gallon (AP)
  • Breaking the Shock-to-Trance Cycle of the U.S. Auto Market (Room for Debate)
  • Orange County Reduces Toll Road Rates (LAT)
  • Oakland Group Gets Grant to Study Diesel Emissions (BCN via CBS5)
  • Coastal Commission Approves Valet Parking in Capitola Village (Merc)
  • Cost of BART Shooting Investigation Doubles (BCN via CBS5, Merc)
  • Sharing Stories of Transit Heroes (Seattle Transit Blog via Streetsblog.net)

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California Air Board Adopts Low-Carbon Fuel Regulation (Sac Bee, SF Gate)  BART Director Proposes Fare Hike to SFO; Suburban Directors Blast Parking Rate Proposal (SF Gate) BART Workers Likely To Take Hits in Pay, Benefits (BCN via CBS5, Merc, KCBS) National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Execs To Probe BART Police (SF Gate) 3-year-old Girl […]

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BART Board Approves Oakland Airport Connector (SF Gate, ABC7, Calitics) BART Extension to SJ to be Considered for $900 Million in Federal Funds (Merc) Man Accused in Muni Stabbings Charged with 5th Attack (SF Appeal, SF Gate, ABC7)  Woman Shot in Robbery Attempt on AC Transit Bus (BCN via CBS5) Hit-and-Run Driver Arrested for Critically […]

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John King says San Francisco Could Use a Little Manhattanization (SF Gate) SFMTA to Resume Scaled-Back "Saturation Stings" on Muni (SF Examiner) AC Transit Says It Has Complied With Judge’s Ruling on Contract (BCN via CBS5) Rob Anderson Tells Bay Citizen He is Considering Appeal of Bike Injunction Ruling  More Coverage of First Post-Injunction Bike […]

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Ca. High-Speed Rail Authority Chief to Retire in March (Sac Bee, SF Gate) Debate Continues Over the SF HSR Terminus; Ruling Fails to Clear Issue (SF Gate) Proposal to Bring Underground HSR Tracks into San Jose Remains on Table (Merc)  San Diego Cutting Sunday Transit Service; 20 Bus Lines Will Be Affected (SD Union-Tribune) LA […]

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More on Muni COO’s Resignation and Crash Follow-Up from SF Appeal, SF Gate , SF Exam, and ABC7 SF Supes Deny Appeals and Approve Bike Plan EIR (Transbay Blog, KTVU, SF Gate) Caltrain to Accept Translink Cards on August 17th But Some Uncertainties Remain (Oak Trib) BART says Economy to Blame for Drop in Ridership […]

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SFCTA Studying Bicycle, Ped, Motor Vehicle Patterns on Octavia Boulevard (SF Examiner) Traffic Nightmare at LA Schools (NYT via Streetsblog LA) Pedestrian Killed on 280/1 Connector Ramp (BCN via CBS5) Homeland Security Doles Out Money to Bay Area Transit Agencies (BCN via ABC7) Merc Editorial: "High-Speed Rail Still Makes Sense" Obama to Announce Plans for […]