Today’s Headlines

  • 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 Out High-Speed Rail Opponents in Atherton (Merc)
  • Seattle PI: "High-Speed Rail Dreams Depend on Dedicated Tracks"
  • Ray LaHood Ends European Transit Tour on High-Speed Rail in Spain (NYT)
  • The Transportation Challenges for Seniors in the Suburbs (Sac Biz Journal)
  • Streets, Sidewalks in the Mission Given Low Grades for Cleanliness (Mission Loc@l)
  • Cops in Tucson Spend an Afternoon Investigating Failed Car Break-in (TBL via Streetsblog.net)
  • City of L.A. Releases Bike Master Plan (Streetsblog LA)

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Driver Injured When His Car Collides with a Muni Metro LRV in Parkside (Muni Diaries, SF Gate) Union Street Merchants Circulate Petition Opposing Articulated Bus Service (KTVU)  BART Directors, Oscar Grant’s Family Urge Legislators to Pass Civilian Oversight Bill (ABC7) ATU Members Set to Vote Today on Tentative BART Contract (BCN via ABC7) Work to […]

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LA Times Reports on Ca. High-Speed Rail Concerns; CAHSRB Criticizes the Coverage Peninsula Cities Anxious for HSR Report on San Mateo County (San Mateo Daily Journal) More Coverage of Friday’s MTA Board Meeting from SF Gate, ABC7, Fog City Journal Chronicle Story on "Latest Attempt to Reform Muni" (SF Gate) SFgo Signs Finally Removed on […]

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Some SJ City Leaders Consider Banning Bicyclists from Riding with Dogs After Fatal Incident (Merc) HSRA Releases "Alternatives Analysis" for High-Speed Rail from SF to SJ (Merc) BART, City Officials Break Ground on Warm Springs Extension (CBS5) Oakland PD Begins Crackdown on Disabled Parking Placard Abuse (ABC7) More on the Pleasant Hill Crash That Left […]

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Mayor Newsom, Supervisors Back Parking Meters in Golden Gate Park (SF Examiner) BART Labor Talks Continue; Unions Avoid Issuing Strike Notice (KCBS, BCN via CBS5) Mission Loc@l Writer Spends 24 Hours on the 14-Mission SF Gate: "Projects Begin to Emerge for Upper Market" More on Legislators Caving in to Peninsula NIMBYs over High-Speed Rail (CHSRB) […]

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ATU Members Approve BART Contract (KCBS, CBS5, ABC7) 145 BART Train Operators Earned More Than $20,000 in Overtime (SF Gate)  More on the Bay Bridge Labor Day Closure (Merc)  San Rafael’s D Street Opened to Two-Way Traffic (Marin IJ) Muni Fare Evaders Get $75 Fines During Sting (Mission Loc@l) SF Gate: "Mission Bay Becoming a Real Neighborhood" […]