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.

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Caltrans Reopens Bay Bridge After Finishing Detour Work and Repairing Crack (SF Gate, Merc) Boy in Intensive Care After Vicious Stabbing on a Muni Bus (Matier & Ross, ABC7, SF Appeal) Four People Injured After Cable Car Collides with a Muni Van (SF Examiner) SF Mayor’s Proposal to Replace Environmental Review Staff with Contractors "Draws […]

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Central Subway Going Forward Despite House’s Vote to Yank $850M in Funds (SF Examiner) SF Examiner Looks at San Francisco’s Shift Toward Protected Bike Lanes Matier & Ross: Bay Area Legislators’ Support Key in Winning High-Speed Rail Vote This Week (CBS 5) People Behaving Badly: Scofflaw Drivers Still Violate Forced Turns on Market Street, Despite 10 Signs Two-Month Bicycle […]

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Electeds Break Ground on Transbay Transit Center (SF Examiner, BCN via The Appeal) Groundbreaking was Worth a Few Laughs, Writes the Chronicle’s John Coté (City Insider) LaHood Sees "Bright Future" for High-Speed Rail (Philadelphia Inquirer) Clock Error on Bus Cameras Means SFMTA Must Refund $28K in Tickets (ABC7) Planning Commission to Hold Hearing Today on […]

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More on Caltrain’s Dire Financial Woes (CoCo Times, KALW, NBC, SF Gate) No, You Can’t Use Translink on SF’s Cable Cars (SF Appeal) SF Examiner: "Noe Valley ‘Village Hub’ Remains Up in the Air"  Montgomery St. Muni Station Getting An Upgrade (SF Exam) Chronicle Editorial: Don’t Rename 3rd Street "Willie Brown Blvd" Using a Giant […]

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Senate Stimulus Bill Contains $2 Billion for High-Speed Rail (CHSRB) Schumer Outlines Plan to Provide More Stim Money for Public Transit (NY1) MTA To Consider Paying Millions in Muni Crash Settlements (SF Gate)  SF Mayor Wants to Cut Legal Fund That Helps Tenants Facing Ellis Act Evictions (Beyond Chron) And He’s Against Putting Tax Measures […]