Today’s Headlines

  • U.S. DOT Announces $171 Million Loan for New Transbay Terminal (SF Biz Times, SF Gate)
  • Obama to Announce High-Speed Rail Funding Tomorrow in Florida (ABC News)
  • Living in the O: "Bay Area Bloggers Unite to Urge MTC Not to Gamble Stim Funds"
  • More on Today’s MTC Meeting on Oak Airport Connector from SFBG and SF Examiner
  • Muni Switching Problem Causes Delays on N-Judah and J-Church Lines (SF Appeal, SF Examiner)
  • Late to Work Because of Muni? Tweet the Mayor (N-Judah Chronicles)
  • Supervisor Campos Formally Requests Muni Audit (SF Examiner)
  • SFBG: "Muni Plans for Layoffs, Fare Hikes, Service Reductions Meet With Resistance"
  • Seattle Mayor May Put Measure on Ballot to Expand Light-Rail (Seattle Transit Blog
  • LA Times Editorial Urges Metro to Raise Fares (Streetsblog LA)
  • Marin Bike Coalition Blasts Consultant’s Report on Proposed Bike/Ped Routes (Marin IJ)
  • Six Cities Around the World, Including Davis, Could Easily Be Car-Free (Tree Hugger)
  • A "Rare Dose of Density" in Mill Valley (SF Biz Times)
  • Tired of Gov’t Inaction, Climate Change Victims Look to Courts (NYT)

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SF Considers Tearing Down Portion of 280 for HSR Route (SF Examiner) Former Supes Urge Ed Lee to Run for Mayor (SF Gate, Bay Citizen) Two Trains Malfunction Creating Evening Delays on Muni Metro (SF Examiner) Burlingame Funds Hotel Shuttle Buses to Shopping Districts (SF Examiner) Cyclist Hurt After Being Hit by Driver at Amgen […]

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Board of Supes Votes Not to Reject Muni Budget After All (SF Gate, SF Examiner, SFBG, SF Appeal) Paul Hogarth’s Take on Beyond Chron: "Fear of Newsom Petulance Causes Bad Muni Budget" Muni Metro to Get New Fare Gates (SF Gate)  "Safe Streets" Bill Dies in State Legislature (Streetsblog LA) Gearing up for Bike to […]

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Details Emerge on Transbay Transit Center Design (SF Gate, Examiner) Pedestrian Pinned Under Muni Bus Dies at SF General (SF Gate, CBS, Examiner) Source: Muni Driver Admits Making Fatal Mistake (ABC) Mayor Newsom Announces New Urban Forest Map of City Trees (SF Gate, Examiner) How Would Bay Area Fare Without Caltrain? (Examiner) Peninsula Cities Reject […]

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Obama Emissions Plan Modeled After California (SF Gate, ENS) House Climate Bill Funds Auto Industry But Not Transit (RT Rider via Streetsblog.net) SF Examiner Editorial Questioning Climate Change Hits New Low (SFBG) Two Dollar Muni Fare Hike Plotted in 2005 (Beyond Chron) NY DOT’s Janette Sadik-Khan ‘Equal Parts Jane Jacobs and Robert Moses’ (NY Mag) […]

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BART’s Largest Union Rejects Contract; Strike Still Possible (SF Gate, ABC7) Beyond Chron: BART Workers "Not As Greedy or Detached from Reality as You Think" Massive Cuts in Store for VTA Bus and Light Rail Service (Merc) Samtrans Proposes Fare Hikes, Service Reductions on 22 Bus Routes (San Mateo Times) Speeding Up Muni Would Increase […]

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Man, 30, Hit by J-Church Train While Reportedly Walking on San Jose Ave Tracks (CBS) After Success on Mission, Muni Transit Signal Priority Coming to 8x, N-Judah by Fall (SF Examiner) 2,500 Muni Drivers File Class Action Lawsuit Against SFMTA for Unpaid Hours (SF Weekly) June 12: SFBG to Host Forum on “How to Create the […]