Today’s Headlines

  • State Budget Provision Could Delay SF to SJ High-Speed Rail, Jeopardize Stim Funds (Merc)
  • High-Speed Rail Line Would Be a Boon For Bakersfield (Bakersfield Californian)
  • Researchers Work on Ways for Drivers to Identify With Their Cars Even More (AP)
  • Research Says Carpooling is the Fastest Way to Commute Along the Peninsula (Merc)
  • State Reverses Plan to Allow Bicyclists on Trail Through Samual P. Taylor Park (Marin IJ)
  • More on Santa Rosa City Council Member’s Attack While Riding a Popular Bike Trail (Press Democrat)
  • Cyclist Body-Slammed By Officer Sues NYPD for $1.5 Million (NY Daily News)
  • Downtown San Jose Merchants Worried About Development Plan (CBS5)
  • Santa Rosa Facing Hundreds of ADA Violations (Press Democrat)
  • Advice for Designing a Modern Streetcar Route (Exquisite Struggle via Streetsblog.net)
  • So it sounds like Atherton and Menlo Park won huh? Or are at least closer to their NIMBY goal.

  • The carpooling story is amusing. They measured the time from the SF border to the Santa Clara County Border. Of course, they don’t measure the fact it takes 15+ minutes to get from 101 to anywhere useful during rush hour, but Caltrain’s stations are in city centers.

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