Today’s Headlines

  • Train Operators and Station Agents Union Votes to Reject BART Contract (SF Gate, ABC7)
  • Mercury News Op-Ed Argues California Must Find Long-Term Transit Funding Solution
  • New York Governor Picks Jay Walder to Head NY MTA (NYTPost, Newsday, NY1)
  • SFMTA Board Votes 4-3 to Secure Catastrophe Insurance Coverage (SF Gate)
  • SF Supes Approve Plan to Install Parking Meters in Golden Gate Park (SF Examiner)
  • California Has 39 Competitors for High-Speed Rail Funding (CHSRB)
  • SMART Board Favors Heavier Rail Cars (Press Democrat)
  • High-Speed Rail "at Heart of UK Plan’s" to Reduce Carbon Emissions (UK Guardian)
  • Four Development Options Proposed at Site of Former Menlo Park Cadillac Dealership (Merc)
  • Dangerous Stretch of Sir Francis Drake Blvd. Eyed for Improvements (Marin IJ)
  • Butte County Bicyclist Injured in Crash (ChicoEr.com)
  • UK Boy Loses Fight to Bicycle to School (Bike Radar)
  • Vélib Turns Two Today (World Streets via Streetsblog.net)

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Largest BART Union to Vote on Contract Offer Today (SF Gate, SF Examiner) Despite Court Ruling, State Funding for Public Transit May Still Be Far Off (Sac News & Review) Muni Working On "Wide Ranging Strategy" to Deal with Fare Evasion (SF Gate) SMART Board Votes to Go With Heavier American-Made Rail Cars (Press Democrat) […]

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Props 22, 25, 26  Could “Help and Hinder” State Budget Process in Sacramento (Sac Bee, LAT) Steinberg Hints that Mid-Term Budget Session is Likely for Legislature (SF Gate) Tom Hayden: California Really Poised to Lead Country to a Green Future (LAT) With Rejection of Prop 21, State Parks Officials Struggle to Find Solutions (SF Gate) […]

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SFMTA, Regulator Enter Mediation Over Safety Allegations (City Insider) Temporary N-Judah Express Bus to Roll Out Soon (City Insider, SF Examiner) Melissa Griffin: “SF Housing Bonds Not Much to Build On” Supes Committee Delays Vote on Park Merced Development (SF Examiner) Caltrain Will Keep Baby Bullets Running on the Weekend (City Insider) Rachel Gordon Tests […]

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Apple Engineer and His Horse Killed By Driver in Morgan Hill (Mercury News) Protestors to Block Fare Gates at BART Powell Station Thursday (SF Gate) MTC to Present Scaled Back Toll Lanes Plan for the Bay Area (SF Gate) Legislation to Shift Oversight of High-Speed Rail Faltering in Sacramento (Cal Watch) Sac Bee Editorial: “Transit […]

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Alameda County Temporarily Suspends Safe Routes to Schools (Oakland Local) Bike About Town Column Profiles SF’s Safe Routes to Schools Program Illegal Right-Turn Driver Injures Bicyclist at Market/Octavia (SF Examiner) Activists Vow to Press On With More BART Protests (SF Examiner) Chuck Nevius: “Patrons, Police Losing Patience” with BART Protestors BART Board: Cell Service Should […]

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Chronicle Editorial Board Comes Out Swinging For High Speed Rail SFMTA Board Vote Kills Fix for Broken Meter Scam (SF Examiner) Matier and Ross Note HSR Connectivity Money for Central Subway Won’t Connect Projects SF Weekly Complains About BART Ad it Doesn’t Understand Complaining About Protected Bike Lanes, Willie Brown Endorses Bike-Only Streets (SF Gate) […]