Today’s Headlines

  • Biden Indicates California is in Line for High-Speed Rail Funds (CHSRB)
  • BART Bracing for Flood of Riders During Bay Bridge Labor Day Closure (KCBS)
  • More on Muni’s New Bus Shelter and Other Shelter Designs Via Seattle PI
  • New Transit Center Plan in Socal Would Link San Bernardino to Metrolink Rail (Press Enterprise)
  • Houston’s Light Rail System Is Spurring Progress on Ped-Friendly Streets (Houston Chron)
  • One Example of How Parking Requirements Make Housing More Expensive (SF TOD)
  • Hundreds of State Parks Eyed for Closure (California Progress Report)
  • California Should Charge a Congestion Fee for Use of Highways (Philip Greenspun via How We Drive)
  • Milpitas Cop Blames Bicyclists for Majority of Bicyclist-Involved Crashes (Milpitas Post)
  • Mission Loc@l’s Part III Feature on Bike Shops: Box Dog Bikes 

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Today’s Headlines

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SFPD Chief Greg Suhr Helps Bicyclist Who Apparently Ran Into Car (Mercury News, SFGate) SFMTA Developing Policy for Removing Troublesome Muni Shelters (SF Examiner) N-Judah Becomes Most Frequently-Troubled Muni Line (SF Examiner) Spain’s High-Speed Rail System Offers Lessons for California (SacBee) Op-Ed: BART, High-Speed Rail “Lack Credibility” (CoCo Times) Transit Agencies Struggle to Accommodate Increasing Girth of […]

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SFMTA Chief Nat Ford Leading Candidate for D.C. Airports Job (SF Gate, WaPo) The Future of BART’s General Manager, Dorothy Dugger, Remains Uncertain (Mercury News) New BART West Dublin-Pleasanton Station Opens (KTVU) Bay Area Transit Agencies Could Save Money by Merging Administrative Costs (SF Examiner) At Public Hearing, Riders Urge Caltrain Not to Close Stations […]

Today’s Headlines

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SF Gate: "SF Supes Push to Gain More Power Over Muni" 30 People Injured in Muni Bus Collision on Market Street (BCN via SF Gate) Bicyclist from San Francisco Hit By Two Cars in Mill Valley; One Driver Arrested (Marin IJ) Portland Transpo Officials Test Cycle Track and Buffered Bike Lanes (The Oregonian) SF Weekly: […]

Today’s Headlines

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SFMTA Survey Shows “Lowest Satisfaction with Muni Since 2001” (SF Examiner, BCN via the Appeal) Bicyclist Hit by Driver at Masonic and Fell (BIKE NOPA) San Jose Police Confirm Bicyclist Killed in Hit-and-Run at Zanker and Los Esteros (Merc) Modesto Police Search for Hit-and-Run Driver Who Killed Pedestrian (Modesto Bee) In Baltimore, Driver Kills Green […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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How are cities preparing to deal with climate change? How is light rail working out for Santa Clara County? What does a bicycle ballet look like? These question and more answered in this week’s events. Here are the highlights. Tuesday: SPUR Lunchtime Forum: How U.S. cities are preparing for climate change. The Center for Clean […]