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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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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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 […]

Ad Nauseam: What “Cash for Clunkers” Hath Wrought

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The government’s Cash for Clunkers program officially begins today, but car dealers have been running ads like this one for a while already. They have to keep the public informed: Now you can trade in your old car and buy a brand-new SUV or pick-up truck with a hefty assist from Uncle Sam. Here we […]

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BART’s Largest Union Approves Contract But ATU Rejects It (SF Gate, ABC7, CBS5, SF Examiner) Opening of West Dublin BART Station Delayed (ABC7) More on Yesterday’s Muni Safety Hearing from SF Gate, ABC7, KCBS, NBC11, SF Examiner Car Sideswipes an N-Judah Train at Church and Duboce (SF Weekly, Muni Diaries) Girl Arrested in Hit-and-Run of […]