Today’s Headlines

  • More Coverage of Yesterday’s Muni Streetcar Crash from SF Gate, ABC7, CBS5, and SF Examiner
  • BART Rolls Out a Limited Launch of Translink Targeting About 1000 Customers (NBC11)
  • Mercury News: "Proposed Bus Cuts Could Prove Disastrous to East Palo Alto Residents"
  • Man Charged in SF and Fremont Hit-and-Run Rampage Pleads Not Guilty (Oak Trib, SF Gate)
  • MTA to Expand Red-Light Camera Enforcement at 10 More Intersections (SF Examiner, SF Gate)
  • SF Bike Plan EIR Appeal Goes Before the Board of Supervisors This Afternoon (SF Appeal)
  • Palo Alto Will Hire Consultants for $70,000 to Evaluate High-Speed Rail (Merc)
  • Will Feds’ Spending on HSR Mean Less Money for Local Transit Systems? (Chicago Tribune)
  • Obama Presses Senate to Re-up Cash for Clunkers (News, NYT)
  • Stim Funds Go to Waste Widening Highway 91 in the OC (Streetsblog LA)
  • Some SF History: When Streetcars Ran on Dolores Street (Burrito Justice)

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Palo Alto City Council Committee Rejects High-Speed Rail Stop (Mercury News) DesertXPress Would Be First HSR Service in U.S. from Victorville to Las Vegas (Las Vegas Sun) Muni Metro Service Delayed By Gas Leak, Crash Involving SFPD (SF Appeal, SF Gate) SFMTA Board to Get Update on Service Disruptions at Its November 2nd Meeting (SF […]

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Delay in Money from State Leaves Muni Scrambling (CBS, BCN via Appeal) Supes Move to Block Muni Bus Ads (Examiner, BCN via Appeal) SFMTA Looking to Raise Taxes to Pay for Muni (KCBS) Muni Streetcar and Bus Collide, Injuring Many (Examiner, Sac Bee, SF Gate, KCBS, CBS) Muni Crash Video Shows Distracted Operator, Some Cameras […]

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Pedestrian Struck, Critically Injured by Driver in Golden Gate Park (BCN via SF Appeal) 8 Washington Faces Board Re-Vote, November Referendum (SF Examiner) More on Muni’s E-Embarcadero Line Trial Run (Transbay Blog) Fremont St. Closed Through Long Weekend for Transbay Terminal Construction (ABC 7) Allstate Insurance Ranks SF 10th Worst Drivers Out of 200 US […]

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Investigators Try to Pinpoint Cause of BART Train Derailment in Oakland (SF Gate, ABC7, CBS5) Overhead Wire Problem Disrupts Muni Metro Service (SF Appeal, SF Gate, KCBS) Muni’s Transit Maps Now Outdated with Service Changes (SF Examiner) MTC May Fine Bay Bridge Contractor for Delays (BCN via CBS 5) Toll Increases Recommended for All Bay […]

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SFMTA Needs $21B For Next 20 Years for Transportation Maintenance and Upgrades (SF Examiner) SF State Students Frustrated With Long Wait for BART Shuttles (Golden Gate Express) Photo: Cyclists Help Occupants of Overturned Vehicle on Twin Peaks (Cyclelicious) City CarShare Reaches 50,000 Members, Aims for 100,000 by 2020 (SFist) Bauer’s Shuttle Company to Dissolve “Sham” Workers Union (SF Examiner) Uber […]

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SF Supes Propose Ballot Measure to Reform Muni (SF Appeal, BCN via CBS5, SF Examiner) More on Why Yesterday’s SFMTA Board Meeting Was Canceled from City Insider, SF Appeal Chronicle Editorial: "Muni Riders Feel Pain of Recession," Operators No  SF Supes Approve Treasure Island Purchase (SF Examiner) Caltrain Hopes for High-Speed Rail Stimulus Money (Palo […]