Today’s Headlines

  • Caltrans says It’s Preparing for Another Bay Bridge Closure (ABC7)
  • CHP Increasing Patrols on S-Curve In Effort to Slow Drivers (KCBS)
  • Dave Snyder and Geary Merchants Prez David Heller Debate Geary BRT (Richmond District Blog)
  • MTA Releases Instructions for Muni Real Time Arrival Data (SF Appeal
  • BIKE NOPA Confirms JFK Drive Resurfacing Project in GG Park Has Begun
  • SF Examiner: "Redwood City Struggling with Rebuilding Downtown" 
  • SF Gate Op-Ed: "Candlestick-Hunter’s Point Project at a Milestone" 
  • PA City Council Approves Affordable-Housing Complex in "Transit-Friendly Location" (Palo Alto Online)
  • PA Council Also Approves a More Ped-Bike Friendly Oregon Expressway Plan (Merc)
  • LA MTA Recommends Light-Rail Corridor Along Crenshaw Boulevard (LAT)
  • Menlo Park City Council Wants High-Speed Rail Underground (The Almanac)
  • 47 Drivers Cited for Breaking Cell Phone Law in Petaluma (Presss Democrat)
  • Sacramento Bicyclists Hold the City’s First Tweed Ride (Sac Cycle Chic)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

  • Menlo Park wants HSR underground? Yeah, I want SF to be car free. We can all dream.

  • Would it be possible to get BART ridership numbers for the week before the bridge closure and the week after? I’m curious if the closure created permanent new riders.

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