Today’s Headlines

  • Hearing Set in California High-Speed Rail Lawsuit; Judge Rules Planning Can Go Forward (CHSRB)
  • Downtown Railyard Development Project to Resume in Sacramento (Sac Bee)
  • San Franciscans Will Still Breath Bad Air from a Power Plant That Isn’t Needed (Fog City Journal)
  • Lawyer for Ex-BART Cop Charged in Oscar Grant Shooting Wants Change of Venue (CBS 5
  • Meantime, Four Other BART Officers Involved in the Shooting Have Returned to Work (KCBS)
  • Environmental Groups Organizing Statewide Ballot Initiative to Save State Parks (Merc)
  • New York Times Editorial Calls for a National Anti-Texting Law
  • British Celebrity Chef Apologizes After Article Expressing Hatred for Cyclists (Guardian UK)
  • Australian Bicyclist Fights Ticket for Not Wearing a Helmet (Copenhagenize
  • Anticipation Building for David Byrne’s "Bicycle Diaries" (Reno Rambler via Streetsblog.net)

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Newsom: “New Board Will Decide” Interim SF Mayor (City Insider) Daly: Mayoral Appointment “Once in a Generation Opportunity” for Progressives (Fog City Journal) Fruitvale BART Station Closed During Protest Over Fatal Police Shooting (SF Gate) Bay Bridge Standoff Causes Spike in Ridership on BART (ABC7) Public Transportation as a Social Justice Issue and Nashville Mayor’s […]

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State Legislature Passes a Crisis Budget in Overnight Session (SF Gate) And it Allows the Construction Industry to Skirt Off-Road Diesel Regulations (LAT) The EPA is Considering CO2 Regulations (LAT) California HSR Looks for $2 Billion in Stim Funds (San Mateo Daily Journal) BRT Debate Continues in Berkeley; Mayor Wants Time Line Moved Up (Daily […]

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New York Is Getting a Trial Car-Free Broadway. Why Can’t SF Do This? (Streetsblog) Virgin’s Richard Branson Expresses an Interest in California’s HSR Line (CHSRB) Who’s Competing for High-Speed Rail Grants? (Transport Politic via Streetsblog.net) GM Nosedive Continues Unabated (NYT) BART Board to Get Update on Shooting Investigation and Discuss Budget Cuts (ABC7, CBS5) Boy […]

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San Francisco Gets $11 Million Transportation Grant (Kron4) Uber “Movement” will Offer Traffic Data (CBSLocal, PittsburghPost) Survey on Panhandle Parking-Protected Bike Lanes (Hoodline) More on Muni NextBus Woes (Curbed, Hoodline) Lucas Museum to Vote on Treasure Island Site (SFGate) Man Dies from Injuries fromĀ Falling Between BART Cars (EastBayTimes) Man Slashed at Civic Center BART (Hoodline) […]