Today’s Headlines

  • State Court Rejects Governor’s Appeal of Ban on Transit Fund Raids (SF Gate, Merc)
  • BART Promises Changes to Police Force After Release of Scathing 300-Page Report (SF Gate)
  • Pleasant Hill Girls Hit in Crosswalk Still Recovering in Hospital 24 Hours Later (CBS5)
  • San Mateo Boy Hit in Crosswalk on Way to School (CBS5)
  • Mountain View High Speed Rail Stop a Possibility, After Requests from Community (MV Voice)
  • Joining Muni, BART and SamTrans, VTA Raises Fares to Balance Budget (CBS5)
  • 21st Century Urban Solutions: "Can San Jose Really Handle 400,000 New Residents by 2035?"
  • New Police Chief Promises Surgical Approach to Muni Patrols (KCBS)
  • Supes to Vote on $30 Million Renovation to Muni ATC System (SF Gate, SF Examiner)
  • Residents on Both Sides of Divisadero Launch "No on SFgo" Campaign (BIKE NOPA)
  • LaHood Sez Txtng Whil Drvng Mtng is "Most Important Meeting in the History of US DOT." (NYT)
  • Auto Sales Plummet as Cash-for-Clunkers Program Ends (NYT)

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Bay Area Transit Riders Face More Cuts, Fare Increases in 2010 (SF Gate, Roadshow) BART, AC Transit to Beef Up Security for New Year’s (Matier & Ross) Fired Muni Driver Files Suit Alleging Wrongful Termination and Discrimination (The Snitch) 7-year-old Oakland Boy Riding Bicycle Critically Injured by SUV Driver (BCN via CBS5) Woman Gets Home […]

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More on the BART Strike Announcement from SF Gate, ABC7, Merc, KCBS Auto Traffic Likely to Get Very, Very Ugly During BART Strike (Merc, Marin IJ) Man Shot to Death After a Parking Dispute in East Palo Alto (BCN via CBS5) New Markings at Crosswalk Where 9-year-old Novato Girl Was Killed (Marin IJ) Future Oakland: […]

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BART Officer Scuffles with Passenger in Arrest Caught on Video (SF Gate, CBS5) Stim Funds Could Help BART Avert Layoffs (SF Gate, ABC7) BART Director Tom Radulovich Passes on a Pay Raise (City Insider) Questions Raised About the Transparency of Obama Admin’s Stim Fund Site (SF Gate) Vehicular Manslaughter Charges Brought Against Drivers in Fatal […]

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Hit-and-Run Driver Sentenced to Four Years in Death of Novato Man (Marin IJ) Pennsylvania Driver Shoots, Kills Man Who Told Him to Slow Down (AP) Vehicular Homicide Bill Withdrawn in Oregon (Bike Portland) Bicyclist Killed in East Portland; First Fatality Since 2007 (Bike Portland) Helmet Use Is Context-Sensitive (How We Drive via Streetsblog.net) Fight Over […]

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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 […]

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BART Board Considers Fare Hike, Service Cuts, Parking Fee Increases (SF Gate, Merc)  Man Arrested After Red Paint Attack On BART GM During Meeting (ABC7, SF Gate) Bill Requiring Civilian Oversight of BART Police Faces Key Assembly Committee Test (SFBG) AC Transit Will Discontinue Magnetic-Strip Tickets on Transbay Bus Lines (BCN via CBS5) Cables Cars […]