Today’s Headlines

  • BART Board Approves Oakland Airport Connector (SF Gate, ABC7, Calitics)
  • BART Extension to SJ to be Considered for $900 Million in Federal Funds (Merc)
  • Man Accused in Muni Stabbings Charged with 5th Attack (SF Appeal, SF Gate, ABC7
  • Woman Shot in Robbery Attempt on AC Transit Bus (BCN via CBS5)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Arrested for Critically Injuring Bicyclist in OC (OC Register)
  • Press Democrat: "Public Makes Pitch for SMART Train Features" 
  • Driver Kills Pedestrian in Sacramento’s Greenhaven Area (Sac Bee)
  • LA Metrolink CEO Could Be Replaced as Soon as Today (LAT)
  • New Light-Rail System Approved for South Los Angeles (LAT)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill.

The Streetsblog SF crew is in New York City this week. We’ll be on a light posting schedule again today.

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Muni Considering New Route Rules in Wake of Emily Dunn’s Death (SF Gate) N-Judah Derails at Church and Duboce; No Injuries Reported (SF Exam, SF Appeal) PCO Attacked by Woman Who Got a Parking Ticket in the Haight (BCN via SF Exam) SFPD Releases Names, Cities of BART Protestors Who Were Arrested (SF Gate, SF […]

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Muni Metro Plagued with Delays Because of Switching Problem (SF Gate, BCN via Appeal) BART Spokesperson “in Hot Water for Staging Support” (SF Gate, Bay Citizen) Ken Garcia: “BART Shouldn’t Go Into Panic Mode Over Protestors” Update on Tuesday’s Community Meeting on Fell/Oak Cycletracks (Local Addition) Mission Schools Set to Get 15mph Speed Zones; Hearing […]

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It’s Election Day (SF Appeal, SF Gate, SFist) L.A. Road Rage Doc Convicted of Assault on Bicyclists (LAT, VeloNews, Streetsblog LA) Bicyclist Struck and Killed by AC Transit Bus Driver in Hayward (BCN via ABC7) Driver Arrested on Assault Charges After Nearly Hitting a Parking Officer (Press Democrat) Budget Update on Today’s MTA Board Agenda; […]

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More on Yesterday’s SFCTA Hearing on Pedestrian Safety from SF Examiner SF has Calif.’s Highest Percentage of Bridges in Need of Repair (SF Gate, BCN via Examiner) SFMTA Chief Nat Ford Meets with Bosses; Job Status “Still in Limbo” (City Insider) Muni Reminding Riders That M Fast Pass is Phasing Out (SF Examiner) Power Restored […]