Today’s Headlines

  • Debunking the Cars = Commerce Myth: Business Booming in Car-Free Times Square (NY1)
  • U.S. Mayors Want More Federal Funding for Transportation Infrastructure (ENS)
  • Sacramento Regional Transit Considering $2.50 Bus Fare, Highest in Calif. (Sac Bee)
  • Man on a Scooter Dies After Being Hit by a VTA LRV in San Jose (ABC7, VTA Watch)
  • Considering the Future of Parking in Downtown Santa Rosa (Press Democrat via Santa Rosa CityBus)
  • Attorney for Ex-BART Cop Charged with Murder Wants Change of Venue (SF Gate)
  • Car Culture on the Wane: Struggling NASCAR Loses GM Support (Wheels)
  • GM Will Halt Production of Its Only Car Made in California (LAT)
  • Lakers Parade Proves L.A. Can Have a Ciclovía (Streetsblog LA)
  • An Interview with a London Bike Planner (Bike Portland)
  • brian

    light rail fares in san diego are already $2.50, with bus fares at $2.25 but they do not offer any transfers at all, so a bus rider would have to pay $4.50 if he/she needed to transfer to another bus. i think that even RT’s possible increased fare situation is still better than that.

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Not All BART Unions Are Ready to Vote on a Contract Offer (Merc, SF Examiner, BCN via CBS5) Could Former Supervisor Aaron Peskin Be Eyeing a BART Board Seat? (SFBG) The Chronicle Says Oakland’s New Parking Fees and Increased Enforcement Are "Inspiring a Revolt" Hundreds Rally at the State Capitol to Protect the Jobs of […]

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Bay Area Bike to Work Day: 20 Percent Increase This Year (KTVU, ABC 7, Appeal,  Press Dem, RC Patch) San Francisco’s Best Workplaces for People Who Bike (SFBC) – And Don’t Miss These Photos Why Hasn’t Mayor Lee Been Riding His Bike on Regular Days? (City Insider) BART Board Approves Contract With Rail Car Manufacturer Bombardier (BCN via […]