Today’s Headlines

  • BART’s Largest Union Rejects Contract; Strike Still Possible (SF Gate, ABC7)
  • Beyond Chron: BART Workers "Not As Greedy or Detached from Reality as You Think"
  • Massive Cuts in Store for VTA Bus and Light Rail Service (Merc)
  • Samtrans Proposes Fare Hikes, Service Reductions on 22 Bus Routes (San Mateo Times)
  • Speeding Up Muni Would Increase Ridership and Save the MTA Money (SF Examiner)
  • Napa’s Transpo Agency Chooses New Site for Transit Center (Napa Valley Register)
  • Seattle Light Rail Rolls Into Service Tomorrow with Lots of Festivities (Seattle Times, Seattle PI)
  • Seoul’s Freeway Teardown: NY Times Reports on a Global Livable Streets Success
  • Riding San Francisco’s Urban Roller Coaster Cable Cars (SF Gate)
  • As Expected, SF’s Bike Plan EIR is Appealed and Not Just By Rob Anderson (SF Gate)
  • Great Streets Project Working to Transform Streets into "Safe, Vibrant Public Spaces" (SFBG)
  • U.S. House Won’t Let Car Companies Trim Bloated, Wasteful Dealerships (NYT)
  • An Interview with the LA County Bicycle Coalition (Streetsblog LA)

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MTA’s Nat Ford Ready to Leave? (SF Examiner) Man in Wheelchair Struck by Car in Santa Rosa Hit-and-Run (Press Democrat) Broken Sidewalk Compares Ped Crossings in Seattle, England, and Louisville (via Streetsblog.net) Sacramento Considering Allowing Cars on K Street Mall (Sac Bee) Government Doling Out More Money for the Auto Industry (NYT, KCBS) Outside Firm […]

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U.S. DOT Announces $171 Million Loan for New Transbay Terminal (SF Biz Times, SF Gate) Obama to Announce High-Speed Rail Funding Tomorrow in Florida (ABC News) Living in the O: "Bay Area Bloggers Unite to Urge MTC Not to Gamble Stim Funds" More on Today’s MTC Meeting on Oak Airport Connector from SFBG and SF […]

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BART Considers Upgrades to Existing Fleet of Rail Cars (SF Gate) (CC Times) (ABC 7) (Daily Cal) BART Pilots System to Pay by Cell Phone (Examiner) Mayor Newsom and Supes Could Clash on MTA Budget (SFBG) Caltrain Looking at Service Cuts, Fare Increases, Bicycle Surcharge (Merc) Sacramento Will Re-Study New Streetcar Line (Sac Bee) Sonoma […]

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Questions Remain on Future of MTA Directors McCray, Breyer Black (NBC) Muni Chief Safety Officer Already Looking for New Job After Only One Year (SF Appeal) BART Train Stalls in Tunnel, SF Delays Clearing (SF Gate, NBC, Merc, KCBS, CoCo Times) SoCal Lawmaker Bill Would Cut Off Prop 1A Bond Funding for High Speed Rail […]

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More on Yesterday’s Board of Supes Vote to Approve the MTA Budget (SF Gate, SF Weekly) Beyond Chron: "Maxwell Throws Muni Riders Under the Bus" Some Caltrain Riders Willing to Pay Higher Fares Over Service Cuts (Merc) BART Board Meeting Today Will Focus on Fare Hikes (ABC7) Bicyclist Hit by Two Cars in Marin County […]

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Protests in Oakland Over the Release of Ex-BART Cop (SF Exam, SF Gate) Matier & Ross: BART Director James Fang’s Pal Gets Board’s Backing for Hotel SF Examiner Editorial Blasts Muni Operators for Contract Rejection Chuck Nevius: “Muni’s Broken But It’s Not Beyond Repair” N-Judah Express Bus Service to Start Today (BCN via SF Examiner) […]