Today’s Headlines

  • Caltrain Scales Back Mid-Day Service, Cuts 8 Trains, Hikes Parking Fees (Merc)
  • Environmentalists Score Victory as Judge Halts Chevron Refinery Expansion (SF Gate)
  • Ray LaHood Tours the Port of Oakland; Talks About Creating a "Port Czar" (Merc, ABC7)
  • Progress Made in BART Labor Talks; Negotiations Continue Through Weekend (KCBS)
  • Las Vegas to Victorville High-Speed Rail Line Gets Federal Designation (AP)
  • Monterey-Salinas Transit Adding New Service Even in Tight Budget Times (VTA Watch)
  • Bicyclists aka "Pothole Crusaders" Help Keep Hazards Off East Bay Streets (East Bay Express)
  • More on Wed’s Valencia St. Hit-And-Run That Injured a Bicyclist and his 4-year-old Son (SF Examiner)
  • Portland LGBT Activist Killed by Dump Truck While Riding Bike in Virginia (Bike Portland)
  • San Mateo Deputies Ticketing Bicyclists for Riding to the Left of the Shoulder (Cyclelicio.us
  • Castro Concert Series Kicks-Off Tomorrow in the 17th Street Plaza (EBAR)

We’re taking the day off. Enjoy the long holiday weekend everyone! See you back here Monday morning.

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