Today’s Headlines

  • Transportation Authority Releases Car-Free Market Study (SF Gate
  • CHSRB: "Will GE Get Into the High-Speed Rail Business?"
  • ABC7’s Take on Transit Justice Package: "Supervisors Try to Soften Blow"
  • While the Examiner Says Meter Hours "Put Muni Budget in Limbo"
  • More on Muni’s New $13 Million Shortfall (KCBS)
  • Chronicle Story Spotlights 24-Line, "View of San Francisco’s Rich Diversity
  • Obama’s National Emission Standards a Vindication for California (LAT)
  • Car Columnist Skewers Honda Hybrid, Calls for More Hydrogen Research (NYT)
  • Texting While Driving Is Deadly, and Over 25 Percent of Motorists Do It (Gadgetwise)
  • Detroit Sees Waning Influence in DC (NYT)

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TWU Members Set to Vote Today on Whether to Ratify Muni Concessions (KCBS) The Snitch: "BART Board Member (Tom Radoluvich) Describes BART as Pyramid Scheme" Leather Seats, Bar, Bicycle Racks on Wish List for SMART Trains (Press Democrat) Sleeping Driver, Children Rescued Minutes Before Light-Rail Train Hits Their Car (Sac Bee) Man Killed While Trying […]

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Pedestrian Broadway in NYC Makes Smashing Debut (NYT, News, Post, NY1, NPR, HuffPo) NYT Arch Critic Likes Car-free Times Square, Frets Over Final Design Chronicle’s Chuck Nevius Expresses Support for Remaking Market Street (SF Gate) A Dozen Muni Lines Would See An Increase in Service (SF Gate) More on Caltrain’s Budget Woes and Likely Fiscal […]

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BART Board Approves 6.1 Percent Fare Hike, Increase in Parking Fees (SF Gate, ABC7) Directors Also Approved a BART Warm Springs Extension Contract (SF Examiner) 9-Year-Old Novato Girl Hit by Motorcycle While Walking in Crosswalk Dies (ABC7, BCN via CBS5) Five Children Hurt After Car Crashes into Socal Preschool (AP via CBS5) Public Hearing Turns […]

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More on Supervisor Scott Wiener’s Call for a Hearing on the J-Church (SF Gate) Wiener says Historic Preservation May Be Trumping Other Goals, Like Ped Safety (SF Gate) MTC to Consider Giving Oakland and SJ Direct Seats on Commission (Coco Times via Living in the O) BART Testing Out New Seats to Replace Filthy Old […]

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SFMTA Purchase of New Parking Meters Delayed as Drivers Protest Loss of Free Parking (SF Exam) SFBG Praises NYT Op-Ed on Accountability for Drivers Killing Cyclists; Bike Snob Blasts it Former Mayor Art Agnos, Warriors President Debate Arena Traffic Issues (CBS) Rincon Hill SF Films Regular Scene of Car Congestion, Drivers Blocking Crosswalks Stanley Roberts Catches Drivers Distracting Themselves in Line at Trader […]

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MTA’s Nat Ford Ready to Leave? (SF Examiner) Man in Wheelchair Struck by Car in Santa Rosa Hit-and-Run (Press Democrat) Broken Sidewalk Compares Ped Crossings in Seattle, England, and Louisville (via Streetsblog.net) Sacramento Considering Allowing Cars on K Street Mall (Sac Bee) Government Doling Out More Money for the Auto Industry (NYT, KCBS) Outside Firm […]