Today’s Headlines

  • Merc: "VTA is in Dire Straights, Yet Has Major Expansion Plans" 
  • Bay Area Cities Protest State Raids on Transit and Local Funds (San Mateo Daily Journal)
  • SFBG: "Muni Layoffs Don’t Make Sense" 
  • SamTrans Bus Driver Arrested for Allegedly Driving Drunk (San Mateo County Times)
  • Doyle Drive Off-Ramp Closure "Goes Smoothly" (SF Gate
  • Brighter LED Lights Being Installed on Some Highways and San Jose Streets (Roadshow)
  • Repaving of JFK Drive in Golden Gate Park Begins (BIKE NOPA)
  • Two Bills on BART Police Oversight to Be Heard in Assembly Committee This Week (SF Examiner)
  • Santa Ana Revamping Development Rules That Could Lead to New High-Rises (OC Register)
  • Despite Proficiency With Distracting Gizmos, Detroit’s "Car of the Future" Still a Pipe Dream (NYT)

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