Today’s Headlines

  • UC Berkeley Student Riding His Bicycle Struck and Killed in Hometown of Santa Maria (KSBY)
  • Port of Oakland Program to Clean Up Truck Pollution But Is It Enough? (SF Gate, East Bay Express)
  • BART Claims Labor Talks Hit Stumbling Block, Negotiations Continue (ABC7, CBS5)
  • Former Novato City Council Member Amends Lawsuit Against SMART Rail Vote (Marin IJ)
  • Sacramento Transit Agency Tries to Close Budget Gap Without Cutting Service (Sac Bee)
  • Eight Midwestern Governors Sign Formal High-Speed Rail Money Pact (Reuters)
  • Study: Texting-While-Driving Is the Most Dangerous Distraction of Them All (NYT)
  • Dealers Packing Showrooms as Cash for Clunkers Begins (WSJ, News)
  • SFCTA Holding Meeting on SoMa Transportation Tonight (SF Examiner)
  • Stars of Parking Policy Rock the House at World Parking Symposium (Planetizen)
  • Is it really that true that the Berkeley cyclist’s death was unpreventable? Why can’t we (this we includes all the people in the article who find no fault with the motorist or the infrastructure involved) admit that there are ways to engineer out the risk to cyclists of having motorists plow through them at 60 mph from behind?

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Muni Crash: Driver May Have Blacked Out (SF Gate) (CoCo Times) (Merc) (KRON) (KRON) VTA Double Checks Safety Measures After Muni Crash (KRON) BART Labor Negotiations Continue (Examiner) (CoCo Times) (KRON) (KCBS) Bay Bridge Construction Moving at Feverish Pitch to Reach Labor Day Deadline (SF Gate) Don’t Worry About Car Careening Out of Control Through […]

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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) […]