Today’s Headlines

  • MTC Adopts Transportation 2035 Plan (SF Gate)
  • Muni Could Lose  Up to $3.8 Million Because of Street-Sweeping Cutbacks (SF Gate
  • SF Examiner: "Builders Accuse Pedestrian Safety Program of Shakedowns" 
  • Stim Funds Will Restore 50 United Nations Plaza Building (SF Biz Journal
  • Berkley City Council Delays Vote on Climate Action Plan (SF Gate
  • Petaluma City Council Votes Down Kentucky Fried Potholes Offer (Press Democrat)
  • GG Bridge Commish Appt. and the Uneasy Relationship Between Labor and Progressives (SFBG)
  • Sacramento Railyard Makeover Underway But Financial Questions Remain (Sac Bee)
  • New Silicon Valley Bicycle Bridge Opens (Merc
  • Bay Area Toll Authority Approves Bay Bridge Bike Lanes Study (BCN via KRON)
  • Montreal Set to Launch North America’s Biggest Bike-Share (Transport Politic via Streetsblog.net)
  • The other problem with cutting street sweeping, and I know this is a complicated subject so I’ll type slowly, is that the street’s aren’t clean. Perhaps this is of little interest to motorists, but it’s a big deal to bicyclists.

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