Today’s Headlines

  • SF Ped Fatals Four Times National Average, According to T4A Report (SF Examiner, City Insider)
  • Faster ACE Trains Would Cut Commute Time in Half from Stockton to SV (SJ Business Journal)
  • Muni Agent Accused of Assaulting Girl Won’t Be Charged; May Have Been Self-Defense (SF Gate)
  • LA’s Metrolink Could Hike Fares by 6 Percent (LAT)
  • Beyond Chron: Three Questions for the Central Subway, With SFMTA Responses
  • Burlingame Man with 8 DUIs Had a Valid Driver’s License (Merc)
  • Drivers Ignore Signs, Warnings to Slow Down on Bay Bridge S-Curve (SF Gate)
  • "San Jose Redevelopment Chief’s Plans Come Under Fire" (Merc)
  • Petaluma City Council to Vote Again on Merging Planning Boards (Press Democrat)
  • San Diego Bicyclist Killed in Crash with SDPD Officer (SD Union-Tribune)
  • Bike-Riding Mike McGinn Elected Seattle Mayor, But Won’t Stop Controversial Tunnel Project (NYT)
  • Biking With Kids: Easier, Less Stressful Than Driving (CommuteOrlando)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

  • The SFMTA can’t give a straight answer to save their life. Well, maybe their lack of answers is what is saving the project. They are like a used car sales person. It looks great until you drive it off the lot and wheels fall off and you are stuck 90′ under Stockton.

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