Today’s Headlines

  • Public Works Agencies Say Schwarzenegger Budget Will Be "Devastating" (SF Gate)
  • Pedestrian Hit Near Stanford Campus is a County Roads Worker (Merc)
  • Half of World’s Traffic Fatalities Are Not in Cars (Baltimore Spokes via Streetsblog.net
  • SFO Officials Consider Shuttle Bus for Workers to Avoid BART Surcharge (SF Gate)
  • 10th Congressional District Candidate Wants to Invest in Transit (Fog City Journal)
  • John King: "Thoughts from a Market Street Stroll"
  • A Debate Over Congestion Pricing in L.A. (LAT via How We Drive)
  • LA Times: "Legislators Cars Cost Taxpayers $3.2 Million" 
  • Obama Admin Reportedly Looking to "Downsize" Mid-Size Cities (Telegraph)
  • Pics from David Baker’s Fairfax Foray Bicycle Ride (Bikes and the City)
  • “Half of World’s Traffic Fatalities Are Not in Cars” – Yeah, but what percentage are caused by cars or at least involve cars?

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For Third Time in His Political Career, Jerry Brown Elected Governor (SF Gate, LAT, Bay Citizen) Barbara Boxer Retains Senate Seat, Fends Off Challenge from Fiorina (SF Gate, Bay Citizen) Newsom Wins Lt. Gov’s Race; SF Will Get a New Mayor in January (SF Gate, LAT, Bay Citizen) Republican Tidal Wave Crushes House; Democrats Hang […]

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New BART GM, Grace Crunican, Willing to Meet with Protestors (Matier & Ross) AP via NPR: “SF Chinatown Fears New Subway Could Be Scrapped” Costs for Central Subway “Vary Between SF, Federal Agencies” (SF Examiner) Leland Yee “Latest Politico to Jump Onto the Free Muni Bandwagon” (SF Weekly) City Makes It Easier to “Transform Lifeless […]

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4-year-old Boy in Crosswalk Near SR School Hit, “Gravely” Injured by Driver (Press Democrat) More Coverage of SF’s 15 mph School Zone Announcement From SF Appeal, SF Exam, City Insider Man Sentenced to Two Years for Hit-and-Run Killing of Martinez Bicyclist (Coco Times) Fairfield Cyclist Critically Injured in Crash; Cops say He Ran Right Light […]

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N-Judah Derails on Duboce and Church; No Injuries, Major Delays (BCN via Appeal, SF Gate) Press Democrat: “Distracted Driving Takes a Terrible Toll on Roadways” Ca. High-Speed Rail Gets $900M in Federal Funding for Central Valley, Peninsula (Merc, SF Gate) Examiner Op-Ed: “Bay Area Politicians Ride Wave of Misguided Transit Projects” Desperate Campaign Pitch or […]