Today’s Headlines

  • House Committee Passes Climate Change Bill Mostly Along Party Lines (SF Gate)
  • Obama Emissions Deal Took Weeks of "Hardball Negotiations" (LAT)
  • Will New Standards Actually Mean an Increase in Driving? (NARP Blog)
  • "Will Muni Be Thrown Under the Bus?" (Car-Free Talk)
  • Muni Diaries: "Cable Car Confessions: The Conductor’s Daughter"
  • Proposal Would Make Transit Free for Seniors in Europe (Free Public Transit)
  • More Than a Hundred Malls Are Headed Toward Oblivion (WSJ)
  • After Ped Deaths, Savannah Cops Go After Jaywalkers (Sustainable Savannah via Streetsblog.net)
  • An LA Cyclist Talks About Crash and Charges of Bias Against Cyclists by LAPD (Streetsblog LA)

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Savannah Weighs Bike Ban in Beloved City Park

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Talk about a reductive view of safety. After a couple of unusual incidents where bicyclists collided with pedestrians in Savannah’s 30-acre Forsyth Park, the city is now considering outlawing cycling in the park. Savannah Bicycle Campaign says that will force cyclists onto nearby streets where traffic moves at deadly speeds, and the city has no […]

Today’s Headlines

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State Money Could Mean Fewer Transit Cuts, Fare Hikes (KALW, NBC, CBS) But Muni Not Necessarily Using it All to Reverse Service Cuts (BCN via Appeal) SF Cable Car Upgrade Coming After Nearly 30 Years (SF Gate) Passenger Hurt in Muni Bus Crash (CBS) (ABC) Discounted Translink Cards Available for San Mateo Workers (SF Weekly) […]

Today’s Headlines

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Board of Supes Votes Not to Reject Muni Budget After All (SF Gate, SF Examiner, SFBG, SF Appeal) Paul Hogarth’s Take on Beyond Chron: "Fear of Newsom Petulance Causes Bad Muni Budget" Muni Metro to Get New Fare Gates (SF Gate)  "Safe Streets" Bill Dies in State Legislature (Streetsblog LA) Gearing up for Bike to […]

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Two Killed in Car Crash at 21st and S. Van Ness After Police Chase (SF Weekly, KRON) Woman Critically Injured by Hit-and-Run Driver at Turk and Lyon Streets (CBS) DUI Hit-Run Driver Faces Charges for Slamming Into Three Peds on Twin Peaks, Killing One (KTVU) Sunday Parking Meter Enforcement Begins This Weekend (SF Examiner, ABC) […]

Today’s Headlines

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AC Transit Approves East Bay BRT from Oakland to San Leandro (CoCo Times) DA to File Charges Against Cyclist Chris Bucchere (SF Examiner, KTVU, BCN via Appeal) Oakland’s Youth Uprising  Music Video Promotes BRT (Youtube) SF Examiner Overviews Muni TEP Proposals Debate Begins on Regional Funding for Free Muni for Youth (SFGate) BART GM: Bombardier Rail Car Bid Balances […]

Today’s Headlines

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Chron Columnist Jon Carroll: Cyclists “Break Laws All the Time,” “Don’t Let a Pedestrian Ruin Your Life” More on the Plans for an Embarcadero Protected Bikeway (KQED, SFGate, CBS) Muni to Test More Train Cars With Seats Removed to Make More Standing Room (SFBay) Lacking Fare Inspectors, Muni Fare Evasion Apparently Still Rampant With All-Door Boarding (KTVU) […]