Today’s Headlines

  • More on Yesterday’s Board of Supes Vote to Approve the MTA Budget (SF Gate, SF Weekly)
  • Beyond Chron: "Maxwell Throws Muni Riders Under the Bus"
  • Some Caltrain Riders Willing to Pay Higher Fares Over Service Cuts (Merc)
  • BART Board Meeting Today Will Focus on Fare Hikes (ABC7)
  • Bicyclist Hit by Two Cars in Marin County Remains Stable (Marin IJ)
  • "Chevron CEO Clashes with Activists at Annual Meeting" (LAT)
  • Legislators Approve Transpo Bill Allowing Portland to Test Congestion Pricing (KGW)
  • But Most of the Legislation is Highway Centric, According to Bike Portland
  • Portland, Vancouver Mayors Push for High Speed Rail (Seattle PI)
  • Mission Loc@l Continues its Feature on Mission Bike Shops 
  • Paul Krugman is a Fan of the New Times Square (NYT) Where Business is Booming

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Today’s Headlines

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BART GM Dorothy Dugger’s Resignation Will Cost $1 Million (SF Gate, SF Examiner TransForm’s Joel Ramos Nominated by Mayor to SFMTA Board (City Insider) Ken Yeager: “Caltrain Can Maintain Service If Its Partners Help” (Mercury News) More Long-Term Funding Strategies for Caltrain Emerge (San Mateo Daily News) Radio Reporter Takes a Ride on the 376, […]

Today’s Headlines

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SF Supes Propose Ballot Measure to Reform Muni (SF Appeal, BCN via CBS5, SF Examiner) More on Why Yesterday’s SFMTA Board Meeting Was Canceled from City Insider, SF Appeal Chronicle Editorial: "Muni Riders Feel Pain of Recession," Operators No  SF Supes Approve Treasure Island Purchase (SF Examiner) Caltrain Hopes for High-Speed Rail Stimulus Money (Palo […]

This Week: Polk Open House, Sunday Streets in the Mission

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The final plan for Polk Street will be presented at an open house, where you can give your feedback on the proposal, which calls for protected bike lanes on only 11 blocks in one direction. Also this week: Ask the SFMTA about the Muni Transit Effectiveness Project at a forum with the SF Transit Riders Union, […]

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Hit-and-Run Driver Sentenced to Four Years in Death of Novato Man (Marin IJ) Pennsylvania Driver Shoots, Kills Man Who Told Him to Slow Down (AP) Vehicular Homicide Bill Withdrawn in Oregon (Bike Portland) Bicyclist Killed in East Portland; First Fatality Since 2007 (Bike Portland) Helmet Use Is Context-Sensitive (How We Drive via Streetsblog.net) Fight Over […]

This Week: Van Ness BRT Plan Unveiled and Final TEP Workshops

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Lots of agency action on important items this week: SFCTA staff will present the selected design for the Van Ness BRT project; the SFMTA Board of Directors could approve major new debt to finance the construction of the Central Subway; the Board of Supervisors holds a public hearing on the parking-rich 8 Washington project; and […]

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Disappointing but Not Surprising: Sunday Parking Meter Pilot "Not Moving Forward" (SF Examiner)  Human Transit Writes About SFPark: "A Free Market in Parking Begins"  LaHood, Boxer, Pelosi to Break Ground Today on Transbay Transit Center (KTVU) Some "Parting Thoughts" On the Old Transbay Terminal (Market Street Railway) SFMTA Better Masonic Proposals Include a Cycletrack (BIKE […]