Today’s Headlines

  • MTA Board Set to Vote on Budget Today (KCBS)
  • AC Transit Looks to Cut Service by 15 Percent (Merc
  • More on Peninsula Opposition to High-Speed Rail (SF Examiner)
  • San Francisco’s "10 Greenest Buildings" (SF Gate
  • More Housing Built in SF Last Year Than Any Year Since ’65 (SF Gate)
  • San Mateo Downtown Plan Moving Forward (Merc)
  • Nobody’s Buying New Cars (LA Daily News)
  • LAPD Offers Reward for Info on Christmas Day Hit-and-Run (San Fernando Sun)
  • I-280 Bicycle Bridge Opening Today (Merc)
  • Imagining Kansas City as Walkable and Transit-Oriented (TC Streets via Streetsblog.net)

Note: Reporter Matthew Roth and I are in New York City this week for the Livable Streets Initiative party. We’ll be posting lightly. However, reporter Susan Vaughan is covering today’s MTA meeting to adopt a final budget, and we’ll be offering coverage on Twitter. Click here to follow us.

  • Looking forward to your post on the fare increase. Do we have to take this laying down or is there anything we can do?

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MTA Spokesperson Judson True Leaving to Work for Supes Prez David Chiu (City Insider) More on the Muni Budget and Yesterday’s MTA Board Meeting (BCN via CBS5, SF Gate) Transbay Blog Takes a Look at the MTA Budget and SPUR’s Proposals TWU and Former Newsom Strategist Part Ways After One Week (SF Examiner) SUV Driver […]

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Highway Lobby Threatens to Sabotage Transpo Bill If Transit Gets Bigger Share (CQ Politics via TOW) GM Execs Still Have a Rosy Outlook About Future Sales (NYT) Caltrain Will Not Eliminate Weekend Service or Raise Fares (San Mateo Daily Journal) More on MTA Director Heinicke’s Idea for Sponsored Street and Cable Cars (SF Examiner) Muni […]

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What’s left of a man’s bicycle who was targeted in a "hit and run rampage" by a driver at Missouri and 17th in San Francisco. Photo: Troy Holden Horrific: Cops Search for Driver Who Ran Down Four Cyclists (SF Gate, KCBS, Mission Loc@l, SFist) "Anti-Mountain Biking Advocate" Arrested for Attacking Cyclists with Handsaw (Cyclelicious via […]

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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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Rep. James Oberstar: Now’s the Time to Tax Mileage (AP) 405 Freeway Widening Moving Forward in L.A. (LAT) New Smog Report Card Gives Most California Counties an "F" (Merc) 60 Percent of Americans Live in Unhealthy Air (Sac Bee) What Does Arlen Specter’s Party Switch Mean for Climate Legislation? (Grist) Lawyer for BART Officer Wants […]

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Police Brace for More Protests in Oakland Today Over BART Shooting (Merc, KTVU, Beyond Chron) VTA Set to Approve Funding for BART Project Today (VTA Watch) Study: Public Transit Riders Save an Average of $8,368 A Year by Not Driving (SF Examiner) Muni Catching A Lot More Fare Evaders (SF Gate) N-Judah Chronicles: 2009 "May […]