Today’s Headlines

  • 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 Bunny to Improve Pedestrian Safety (AP via SF Gate)
  • Public Tour of Golden Gate Bridge Nixed (SF Gate, CBS, KCBS)
  • Fell/ARCO Bike Solution Delayed for Further Study (Bike NOPA)
  • New Bike Store Opens in West Oakland (Oakbook)
  • CA High Speed Rail Alignment Plans to Be Released Thursday (KCBS)
  • Santa Cruz Cemex Line Becomes Rail-Car Storage Yard (Merc)
  • California Model for Federal Fuel Efficiency Standards (Oak Trib)

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  • More on the Noe Valley Plaza…

    http://yesnoevalley.blogspot.com

    We NEED Noe Valley/D8 residents in support of public spaces and traffic calming to show up to the outreach meeting on Thursday at St Philips.

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