Today’s Headlines

  • MTC Proposes Raising Bridge Tolls in 2010 (Examiner)
  • Silicon Valley Shuttles Upsetting Noe Valley Residents (Examiner)
  • 2-Time Cable Car Bell Ringing Champion Oats Wins Again (SF Gate)
  • San Jose City Council Won’t Give Up Car Allowance (Merc)
  • Novato Considers Intersection Improvements After Death of 9-Year Old (Marin IJ)
  • SamTrans Considers Service and Employee Cuts (SM Times)
  • Rising Fuel Costs Could Alter Summer Driving Plans (Examiner)
  • Congress Passes Weak Cash-for-Clunkers Bill (WSJ)
  • Sacramento Auto Dealers Happy About Cash-for-Clunkers (SacBee)
  • Why Denver Decided to Invest in Transit and Urbanism (Takeaway)
  • Here’s What Other Countries Are Doing to Reduce Car Speeds (World Streets via Streetsblog.net)
  • How to Pick Up a Bike Rider, by Marie Claire

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MTA Board Will Consider Fare Hikes, Line Cuts, Furloughs, Downsizing, Crying (SF Gate) Lowes Eyes Bayshore Blvd Location Formerly Sought by Home Depot (Examiner) (SF Gate) More on Street Repair Bond, KFC Marketers Said to Be Dismayed (Examiner) Caltrain Agrees to Share ROW With HSR for Electrification Deal (CBS 5) Planetizen Asks If High-Speed Rail […]

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Bay Bridge Remains Closed; Caltrans Blames Wind and Traffic Vibrations (ABC7, SF Gate, NYT, Merc) BART Ridership Surges 49 Percent as Many Drivers Take Transit (SF Appeal, BART Diaries) Woman Hospitalized After Being Hit by a 38-Geary Bus in the Richmond (SF Examiner)  Muni Farebox for Sale on Craigslist (N-Judah Chronicles) More on the City’s […]

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BART Considers Upgrades to Existing Fleet of Rail Cars (SF Gate) (CC Times) (ABC 7) (Daily Cal) BART Pilots System to Pay by Cell Phone (Examiner) Mayor Newsom and Supes Could Clash on MTA Budget (SFBG) Caltrain Looking at Service Cuts, Fare Increases, Bicycle Surcharge (Merc) Sacramento Will Re-Study New Streetcar Line (Sac Bee) Sonoma […]

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MTC Considers Charging Fee to Walk on New Bay Bridge Span on Opening Day (SF Examiner) BART Board to Consider Fare and Parking Hikes Today (ABC) More on Polk Street Merchants Rallying in the Name of Parking (SF Examiner) CA State Senators Scrutinize HSR Inspection Process (CoCo Times) City of Atherton Donates $10k to Support Central […]

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Fear of BART Strike Prompted Many to Consider Telecommuting (SF Gate) Nevius Weighs in on Mason Street Closure in North Beach (SF Gate) Routsey App Back at Apple Store, Muni Re-Asserts Claim to Own Real-Time Data (SF Appeal) Multiple Cars Set Ablaze Last Night in SF and Oakland (SF Gate) (SF Gate) Lombard Street Turned […]

As “Cash for Clunkers” Sputters, a Privately Funded Spinoff Picks Up

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The U.S. DOT began signaling yesterday that it would bring the "cash for clunkers" program to an end amid growing unease from auto dealers about the government’s slow pace of reimbursement and General Motors’ decision to begin fronting "clunkers" repayments to its own salesmen. (Photo: AmericaJR.com) But with auto-industry forecasters predicting a cool 1 million […]