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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BART Labor Talks Continue As Another Deadline Draws Closer (SF Gate, ABC7) Tom Radulovich:  It’s Time to "Put the Region’s Rail Network on a Sustainable Course" NY Senator Schumer Introduces Bill to Ban Transit Operators from Texting (Newsday) CHSRB: "The Multi-Pronged Attack Against" California High Speed Rail Caltrans Considers Safety Improvements for Bicyclists, Peds on […]

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Bell-Ringing Contest Boycotted by Cable Car Operators (SF Gate, ABC) The Snitch: Boycott Makes Muni Union Look “Heavy Handed and Duplicitous” Muni Operator, Passenger Act Quick After Teen with Gun Spotted on Train (SF Examiner, SF Weekly) Seattle Mayor Wants to Raise Parking Fees, End Free Sunday Parking Downtown (The Seattle Times) No Longer a […]

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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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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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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) […]

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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 […]