Today’s Headlines

  • Gap Founder Abandons Plans for Presidio Museum (SF Gate, KCBS)
  • Ray Lahood’s "Streetcar Pep Rally" in Portland, "the Transportation Capital" (Bike Portland)
  • Lahood to Announce Las Vegas to Socal High-Speed Rail Corridor (Las Vegas Sun)
  • Advocates Propose Chicago to St. Louis HSR Line (Progressive Railroading)
  • WaPo: "Metro Failed to Detect Hazard" Before Deadly Crash
  • Novato Driver Charged with Hit-and-Run for Injuring Skateboarder (Marin IJ)
  • Fewer Drivers On the Road in Sacramento Yet More Highway Expansions Planned (Sac Bee)
  • East Bay Express: "You’re Not an Environmentalist If You’re Also a NIMBY"
  • Family of Cyclist Killed by Sheriff’s Deputy to Get $2.3 Million from Santa Clara County (SF Gate)
  • A Crackdown on Fixies in Berlin (The Local)
  • Intermodal Bike Parking Construction Porn (DC Bike Examiner via Streetsblog.net)

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