Today’s Headlines

  • Man Dies After Falling Near J-Church Train; Authorities Unclear What Happened (SF AppealNBC11)
  • Mayor’s Office Sets Up Fund for Boy Stabbed on Muni Bus (BCN via CBS5)
  • Market Street Railway Blog: "Market Street Pilot Great for F-Line" 
  • VTA Releases List of Revised Service Cuts (VTA Watch)
  • EPA Confident It Can Withstand Auto Industry Lawsuit Over California Emission Standards (AP)
  • Judge Refuses to Drop Charges Against Ex-BART Cop Accused in Shooting (CBS 5)
  • Campbell Bicyclist with MS Rides "to Keep the Disease at Bay"; Charity Ride This Weekend (Merc)
  • Hundreds of Bicyclists Ride with Lance Armstrong in LA (KTLA, Daily News)
  • An Argument for Stronger Bicycle Infrastructure in Australia (New Matilda)
  • Ca. High-Speed Rail Authority Reopens Bidding Process for Communications Contract (Sac Bee)

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