Today’s Headlines

  • Obama Administration Wants Safety Oversight of Subways and Light Rail (NYT, Reuters)
  • Man Arrested in Tenderloin Stabbing Considered Suspect in Stabbing of Boy on Muni Bus (CBS5)
  • N-Judah Rail Replacement Project Delayed; Shuttle Buses Still Running (SF Gate)
  • Wired: "Why Portland’s Mass Transit Rocks"
  • SF Struggles to Find Money to Repair and Maintain Its Deteriorating Streets (SF Examiner)
  • Santa Cruz to Buy Union Pacific Rail Line But Passenger Service Still Far Off (Santa Cruz Sentinel)
  • 15-year-old Bicyclist Injured in Santa Rosa Crash Involving a Fire Truck (Press Democrat)
  • SF to Pay $1.75 Million to Family of Woman Killed by DPW Driver Last Year (SF Examiner)
  • Fair Oaks and Sunrise Boulevards Among Most Dangerous for Peds in Sacramento Area (Sac Bee)
  • Walkable Communities: The Key to Reducing Demand for Energy (TNR)
  • More on San Jose’s Bike Plan, Which Goes before the City Council Tomorrow (Merc)
  • VTA Towers Develoment to Be Considered by SJ Planning Commission This Week (Merc)
  • zsolt

    The street repair article in the Examiner is significant. $250 million are needed not to make improvements, but just to “keep the average poor street conditions from deteriorating further”! This will be the battleground of the future when it comes to bike and ped infrastructure funding.