BART — Second Public Forum on Civilian Police Oversight

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Today’s Headlines

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Shooting Prompts New Call for Civilian Oversight of BART Police (SFBG, SFGate) Meantime, BART Considers Curtailing Some Evening Service (SF Examiner) And Has Gotten Rid of its "Rude Rider Hall of Shame" (Akit’s Complaint via SFist) Muni’s On-Time Performance Still Lagging (SF Examiner) Muni Diaries: "Putting the 20 Questions Ball in Charge of TEP" Schwarzenegger […]

Today’s Headlines

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State Legislature Passes a Crisis Budget in Overnight Session (SF Gate) And it Allows the Construction Industry to Skirt Off-Road Diesel Regulations (LAT) The EPA is Considering CO2 Regulations (LAT) California HSR Looks for $2 Billion in Stim Funds (San Mateo Daily Journal) BRT Debate Continues in Berkeley; Mayor Wants Time Line Moved Up (Daily […]

Today’s Headlines

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Supervisor John Avalos Takes the Lead on the Muni Budget (Beyond Chron)  SF Examiner: "Higher Muni Fare Evasion Fines Pitched" Sizing Up Muni at Bay to Breakers (SF Appeal) BART Director Fang Insists Phone Card Will Prove Translink Obsolete (Matier & Ross)  Independent Auditor Would Investigate Civilian Complaints Against BART Police (SF Gate) Examiner Editorial […]

Board Challengers Hope to Change Culture at BART

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With the anti-incumbency narrative dominating elections this fall, it shouldn’t be a surprise that two of the longest-serving BART board directors are facing stiff competition from upstart challengers who claim they have lost touch with the electorate they serve. Far from the anti-government Tea Party rhetoric, however, the two candidates providing the greatest challenge to […]

Today’s Headlines

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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 […]