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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Unbelievable: Connecticut Driver Who Killed Young Bicyclist Sues the Victim’s Family (AP) SF Examiner Frames Plans to Increase Transit and Bike Lanes as “Battle to Be King of the Road” Berkeley to Install Speed Tables; The Chronicle Calls It “New Way to Torment Motorists” SFMTA Racing to Find Funding for Central Subway to Meet FTA […]

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Muni Operators Overwhelmingly Reject Contract (SF Gate, SF Examiner) The Bold Italic Has Some Etiquette Tips for Muni Riders SF Supes Approve New Muni Operations Center on Market St. (KTVU) Bicyclist Who Was Victim of Hit-and-Run Found Dead Near Santa Cruz (CBS SF) 63-year-old Man Hit, Killed on Hwy 101 in Palo Alto (Mercury News) […]

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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 […]

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SFMTA Chief Nat Ford Leading Candidate for D.C. Airports Job (SF Gate, WaPo) The Future of BART’s General Manager, Dorothy Dugger, Remains Uncertain (Mercury News) New BART West Dublin-Pleasanton Station Opens (KTVU) Bay Area Transit Agencies Could Save Money by Merging Administrative Costs (SF Examiner) At Public Hearing, Riders Urge Caltrain Not to Close Stations […]