Today’s Headlines

  • High-Speed Rail Authority Resurrects Old Ideas for an SF Terminal (Transbay Blog, SF Examiner)
  • More on BART Service Reductions Taking Effect Today (Transbay Blog, CBS5)
  • Sac Bee Editorial: "Is Public Transit Poised for a Comeback?"
  • Novato School Buses to Get Overhaul Despite Cuts (Marin IJ)
  • Police Release Sketch of Man Suspected of Stabbing Boy on Muni Bus (SF Appeal, KCBS)
  • Muni Races to Check Its Security Cameras Following Attack (SF Gate)
  • Bill on Schwarzenegger’s Desk Would Test Interlock System to Prevent Drunk Driving (Roadshow)
  • Environmentalist and Transportation Planner Sue Olive Dies (SF Gate)
  • Recession May Alter the State’s Real Estate Landscape (LAT)
  • A Sacramento Bee Reporter Writes About His Bike Commute to Work
  • "Bike the Block" Party Being Planned for SF’s NOPA Later This Month (BIKE NOPA)

More headlines over at Streetsblog Capitol Hill.

  • I am very sad to hear that Sue Olive has died. I knew her well when she was an Urban Ecology activist in Berkeley, back when she was still called Sue Stropes. Until recently, I would meet her on BART occasionally, while she was commuting to Parsons-Brinkerhoff. It is a great loss, and I wish I could express my feelings about it more eloquently.

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