Today’s Headlines

  • 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)
  • U.S. Looks to Japan, Europe and Canada for Private Investment in High-Speed Rail (Reuters)
  • SF Examiner: "Glen Park Boom Clogging Streets"
  • Transbay Blog Examines Downtown Berkeley Development Plan
  • California Traffic Deaths Drop to an All-Time Low (Sac Bee)
  • U.S. Chamber of Commerce Urges Lawmakers to Raise the Gas Tax (WaPo)
  • Bike Advocate Bruce Rosar Struck and Killed By Driver in NC (DC Examiner via Streetsblog.net)
  • Bicyclists Fretting Loss of Parking Meter Poles (AP)

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Who’s in Charge at BART? Leadership Questioned (SF Examiner) Hackers Target Cops in Latest BART Cyber-Attack (SF Gate, Bay Citizen) Jerry Brown Calls for Calif. High-Speed Rail to Move Forward (Sac Bee) Caltrain Releases Long-Awaited Corridor Capacity Study for HSR (SF Gate, Merc) WaPo Columnist: CAHSR is “Not Necessarily” a Boondoggle MTC Rescinds Vote to […]

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Nat Ford Drama Continues: He’s Still Being Considered for D.C. Job (D.C. Examiner, SF Exam) Twin Peaks, Sunset Muni Tunnels Have Not Been Seismically Tested (SF Examiner) SF Supes Divided on MTC Appointment; Scott Wiener Wins Rules Vote (City Insider) Supes Prez and Mayoral Candidate David Chiu Opposes Waterfront Condos (Bay Citizen) AC Transit Riders […]

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Obama’s Vision for High-Speed Rail in the U.S. (WSJ, NYT, Infrastructurist, Yglesias) Lots of Competition for HSR Funding But Calif. Has Advantage (SF Gate, CHSRB) Interior Sec Hears a "Resounding No" To Drilling for Oil Off Calif. Coast (SF Gate, LAT) EPA Takes First Step Toward Regulating CO2 Emissions (Sac Bee) SF Examiner: Muni’s T-Third […]

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Listen to this In-Depth Crosscurrents Report on High Speed Rail (KALW) Newsom Conducts 5th Doyle Drive/Presidio Parkway Groundbreaking (SF Gate, Marin IJ, Examiner) Target Could Come to Geary and Masonic and to Metreon (Examiner, ABC) CPMC Long-Range Development Plans Released (SocketSite) More on BART Vote for Fare Reduction Riders Don’t Want (CoCo Times) AC Transit […]

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Eric Fischer Charts Muni Vehicle Movement for the Month of June (Via Pedestrianist) Supes Muni Reform Measure Defeated as Deal is Reached with Mayor (City Insider) Meantime, Supes Send Real Estate Tax to Voters; Drop Business, Parking Tax (SFBG, The Appeal) Hunter’s Point Redevelopment Plan Approved in 10-1 Vote by Supes (SF Gate) AC Transit […]