Today’s Headlines

  • SFMTA Board Cancels Meeting Today "Due to the Loss of a Quorum" (SF Examiner)
  • LA Times Columnist Continues Series on Fixing LA Public Transit
  • Camera Catches SF PCO Parked Illegally While Shopping (ABC7)
  • The Father of New Urbanism Looks Back at the Last 30 Years (Atlantic)
  • SF Examiner: "Taxes Seen as Solution to Fix City Streets" 
  • Residents Protest Proposed Widening of Novato Boulevard (Marin IJ
  • 6 Cyclists Run Down in Broad Daylight on Quebec Highway; 3 Die (Montreal
    Gazette 1,
    2,
    3)
  • Slate, Tom
    Vanderbilt
    Weigh Benefits and Dangers of Speed-Driven Emergency
    Response
  • Transportation a Major Issue in Socal Congressional Race (Streetsblog LA)
  • Wet Weather Doesn’t Keep Amgen Tour Fans from Lining Davis Streets (Sac Bee
  • Amazing New Film on the Scraper Bike Movement (Cyclelicious)
  • That’s a bummer about the board meeting cancellation. This was literally the one Tuesday I finally could make one. The board had better get moving if the Directors intend to put a revenue measure on the ballot. And that had better be their intention.

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