Today’s Headlines

  • Oakland City Council Decides to Endorse Oak Airport Connector with Additional Stop (KCBS)
  • Boy in Wheelchair Watches as Hit-and-Driver Who Injured Him is Sentenced in San Jose (Merc)
  • Marin County Woman Accused of Using 13-year-old Son as Designated Driver (SF Gate)
  • SFPD Will Halt Policy of Towing and Impounding Cars of Unlicensed Drivers (The Snitch)
  • Sacramento is also the Crash Capital of California (Sac Bee)
  • And a Bee Editorial Urges Slowing Speeds, Making Streets More Ped and Bike Friendly
  • Petaluma Rejects Plan to Make Downtown Street Safer; Wants to Consult Merchants (Press Democrat)
  • High-Speed Rail Money Will Be Released This December (Streetsblog Capitol Hill)
  • Mendocino Transit Authority Gets $606,000 in Stim Funds (Ukiah Daily Journal)
  • Melbourne Tram No. 916 to Join Muni’s Historic Streetcar Fleet (Market Street Railway Blog)
  • New Book Explores Why Americans Hate, and Love, Transit (Planetizen)
  • Video Cameras Will Monitor LA’s Metrolink Engineers (LAT)
  • Mercury News: "Developer Bulldozes Endangered Butterfly Habitat on San Bruno Mountain"
  • From Xtracycles to Folding Bikes, AP Takes a Look at Bicycle Trends (Associated Press)
  • Vancouver Plans to Install Its First On-Street Bicycle Parking Corral (Bike Portland)
  • It’s New York vs. Portland in Battle of the Greenest (Oregonian)

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Ca. High-Speed Rail Authority Chief to Retire in March (Sac Bee, SF Gate) Debate Continues Over the SF HSR Terminus; Ruling Fails to Clear Issue (SF Gate) Proposal to Bring Underground HSR Tracks into San Jose Remains on Table (Merc)  San Diego Cutting Sunday Transit Service; 20 Bus Lines Will Be Affected (SD Union-Tribune) LA […]

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AC Transit to Hold Series of Public Meetings on Proposed Service Cuts (SF Gate) SamTrans Proposal Would Prevent Coastal Routes from Being Eliminated (Half Moon Bay Review) Firm with Ties to Schwarzenegger to be Awarded High-Speed Rail Public Relations Contract (LAT) Bay Bridge Closure Will Allow Crews to Fix Potholes, Lights and Make Other Repairs […]

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MTC, Regional Transit Operators Want Local Control of Taxes for Transit (NY Times) Sac Bee Op-Ed Calls for Broad National Infrastructure Vision, Steady Transit Funding CA Transit Projects Seen as Model for National Transit Funding (SF Gate) High Speed Rail Bond Could Fund Local Operator Improvements (Examiner) Examiner Looks at Pending Muni Riders Union Mayor […]

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Largest BART Union to Vote on Contract Offer Today (SF Gate, SF Examiner) Despite Court Ruling, State Funding for Public Transit May Still Be Far Off (Sac News & Review) Muni Working On "Wide Ranging Strategy" to Deal with Fare Evasion (SF Gate) SMART Board Votes to Go With Heavier American-Made Rail Cars (Press Democrat) […]

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Governor Schwarzenegger a “Formidable Weapon” in Fight Against Prop. 23 (Merc) More Bicyclists on the Streets Means Safety in Numbers (Grist) Roadshow: Drivers Attempt to Get Around Cell Phone Law by Using Speaker Redwood City Likely to Welcome High-Speed Rail Station (Merc) Sacramento Regional Transit GM Rides Light-Rail, Buses to Get Rider Feedback (Sac Bee) […]

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Castro Street Sidewalk Widening Plans Move Forward; Street Design Open House Today (BAR) Housing Advocate: Transit Advocates’ Bid to End Non-Profit TIDF Exemption Is “Single-Minded” (SFBG) Sebastopol Council Unanimously Adopts Vulnerable Road User Harassment Law (Press Democrat) Hit-Run Driver Crashes Car in Excelsior, Leaves Injured Passengers Behind (SF Weekly, CoCo Times) Elderly Man Gets Car Stuck On Corte Madera Bike/Ped […]