Today’s Headlines

  • Media Coverage of Better Market Street Trial Generally Positive (SF Gate, ABC7, Merc)
  • European Bicycle Planners Tour the Bay Area; Give Talk at SFMTA (SF Appeal, NBC11, KCBS)
  • U.S. DOT Distracted Driving Summit Starts Today: Follow It Here (Fast Lane via Streetsblog.net)
  • Governor Schwarzenegger to Host "Global Climate Summit"; Sponsors Include Chevron (Sac Bee)
  • Climate Change-Denying U.S. Chamber of Commerce Losing Members (NYT)
  • Berkeley City Council Gives Tentative Nod to Adding More Parking Meters, Raising Rates (SF Gate
  • 300 Page Review Blasts BART Police and Calls for Sweeping Reforms (SF Gate, ABC7)
  • Mayor Newsom Promises New Safety Measures for Muni (SF Examiner)
  • The Transport Politic: "San Jose Charts a Renewal of Its Struggling Light Rail Network"
  • Residents Continue to Complain About Caltrain Horns (San Mateo County Times)
  • MTC Looks to Change Oversight of Translink (City Insider)
  • Solano Transpo Authority Gets Stim Funds to Promote Transit, Add New Buses (Coco Times)
  • San Rafael to Begin Using Red Light Cameras at 10 Intersections Today (Marin IJ)
  • L.A.’s Draft Bike Plan Lacks Vision, Substance and Won’t Change Much (Streetsblog LA)

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SF Voters May Consider Vehicle License Fee Increase to Fund Transpo (SF Examiner, City Insider) Muni Buses to Get Dirtier? Daly Calls for Hearing on Muni Cleaner Layoffs (City Insider) "Pedaling Forward:" Guardian Writes About Bike Improvements and Partial Injunction Lifting  Chronicle Letter to Editor Asks: Why No EIR When Cars Destroy Urban Space?  AC […]

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Chron (in scoop from Mayor’s Office): City “Solves” Central Subway Funding Quandary (SF Gate) SFMTA Leaning Toward “Boulevard” Option to Fix Masonic Avenue (BIKE NOPA) I really wish this headline read: “Joy Erupts Over San Francisco’s Toll Plan” (Roadshow) Rainy Days Mean Soggy Seats in Muni’s New Bus Shelters (SF Examiner) “Where Rubber Meets Rails”: […]

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BART Unions to Vote on Labor Proposal; Won’t Call Strike For Now (SF Gate, ABC7) BART to San Jose Gets $40 Million from Calif. Transpo Commish (KCBS) "Terrifying" Multiple Car Collision on Capp Street; One Person Hurt (Mission Loc@l, Mission Mission) Bus Rapid Transit Can Save the World: TransMilenio Gets Full Multi-Media Feature in the […]

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BART Expects to Have a Balanced Budget; Might Replace Dirty Seats (SF Gate) Speeding SF Driver Beats Up Couple Crossing the Street (SF Weekly) Livermore Man Fatally Stabbed in “Apparent Case of Road Rage;” Suspect Held (SF Gate) John King: “Huge Sculpture to Rise from Debris of Transit Hub” Oregon Student Tracks Bicycle Commuting Trends […]

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Report Cites SF Health Disparities; Finds Drivers Kill/Injure 800 People Annually (SF Gate) Bicyclist Killed in San Jose Hit-and-Run Identified; Few Details in Crash (Merc) Driver Arrested After Hitting and Critically Injury Bicyclist in San Rafael (Marin IJ, San Rafael Patch) Bicyclist Injured by Taxi Driver in Crash at Duboce and Church (BIKE NOPA) Despite […]

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Ex-SFMTA Chief Nat Ford Being Considered for BART GM (Matier & Ross) Plan to Merge BART, AC Transit “Gains Steam” (KTVU) Will High-Speed Rail Ever Make it to San Francisco? (SF Examiner) In Ca. HSR Plan, “Ambitions Collide with Financial Realities” (Climate Wire via NYT) Muni’s Transit Effectiveness Project Could Take Years to Implement (SF […]