Today’s Headlines

  • Bay Bridge Closes Indefinitely After Steel Rods Snap Near S-Curve (SF Gate, Merc, ABC7, SF Appeal)
  • BART Runs Longer Trains, Service and Cars, Stations Reported to be Crowded (Merc
  • California Transit Association Looks to Protect Transit Funds at Ballot Box (The Source)
  • In Socal, OC Bus Riders Urge Transit Authority Not to Cut Their Routes (OC Register)
  • 2010 Sunday Streets Routes May Include Western Addition, Alama Square and Nopa (BIKE NOPA)
  • SF Supes Committee to Consider Purchasing Cable Car Artifacts (City Insider
  • "Visceral Reactions to Extending (SF) Parking Meter Hours" Present Difficult Challenge (SFBG
  • Better Market Street Trial "Easing Congestion and Improving Bike Travel" (BCN via KTVU
  • Six National Bills to Tell Your Congressperson to Support (MTR)
  • Even Snug in Bed, You’re Not Safe From Out-of-Control Motorists (CNN)

More headlines over at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

  • Glad to see Sunday Streets will be coming to the center of town. Riding to Sunday Streets safely with my kids on their bikes is always a problem. Once we’re there, of course, it’s great.

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