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 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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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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Free Muni For Youth Could Arrive by Summer (SFGate) Downtown Bike Parking Requirement Legislation Headed to Supes Committee (SF Examiner) Four-Track Design Back On the Table for High-Speed Rail (Almanac Online) UC Santa Cruz Gathering Memorializes Student Who Died in Crash on Bike Path (Mercury News) Two Pedestrians Killed in San Jose Over Weekend (CBS […]

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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) […]

Todays Headlines

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Chronicle Calls Sunday Streets "No-Car Bliss" Sacramento Drivers Try Car-Free Challenge (Sac Bee) Hayward Development to Be Nearly Car-Free (SF Gate) UC Davis Study Says Commute by SUV May be Greener Than by Train (AFP) Transform’s Tips to Reduce Driving (Sac Bee) Sick Days Add to Muni Overtime Payout (Examiner) BART Downplays "BART" on New […]