Today’s Headlines

  • A Win for LaHood: Lobbying Group Drops Effort Against Distracted Driving Campaign (AP, WaPo)
  • Mayor Newsom: City Will Find Money to Restore Half of Muni Service Cuts (SF Examiner)
  • Monthly Crime Rate on Muni Decreases by Nearly 50 Percent (SF Examiner
  • VTA Changes Mountain View Bus Route to Stop at Senior Center (Daily News via Merc)
  • Peninsula Cities Again Raise Concerns About High-Speed Rail Project (BCN via CBS5)
  • SF Gate: "Quandary Develops Over Orphan Block" in the Castro
  • San Mateo County to Decide Tonight Whether to Raise Vehicle Registration Fees (Daily Journal)
  • BIKE NOPA: DPW Explains Design of Divisadero Ped Islands While MTA Questions Them 
  • SMART Rejects Call to Delay Bike and Ped Path (Press Democrat
  • More on Bill to Lower Fines for Drivers Who Roll Through Stop Signs (Press Democrat)
  • Red Light Camera Installed at Busy Sacramento Intersection (Sac Bee)
  • Would Speed Cameras Be More Popular If You Made Them More Fun? (Grist)
  • so, the sonoma county accompanying trail is 70 miles and costs $91 million. how can a bike trail cost over $1 million a mile? is it covered in gold?

  • @airAndMagic – most of the path is probably relatively inexpensive. Then you have a couple of bridges and tunnels…

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Pedestrian Hit, Seriously Injured in Crash with M Ocean View Train (SF Gate, SF Appeal) Muni Diaries: "Raise a Glass of OJ and Wish Muni a Better Week" Witness Grabs Keys from Hit-and-Run SUV Driver Who Injured Bicyclist in Sacto (News 10) SFPD Chief Gascón Orders Review of Critical Mass (SF Critical Mass, SF Examiner) […]

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Muni, BART Must Install Cameras to Police Cellphone Ban for Operators (BCN, Examiner, City Insider) Muni and Poor Streets Among Complaints in New San Francisco Survey (SF Examiner) Occupy SF Protesters Unlikely to Find a Place for Public Encampment (SF Examiner) Bevan Dufty Wants Life Coaches for Muni Drivers (City Insider) SF Redevelopment Agency Gets New […]

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Pedestrian Killed by Driver in Duboce Triangle Intersection (SF Gate, BCN via Appeal) City Officials “Launch Counteroffensive” on Central Subway (SF Gate, BCN via Appeal) Central Subway “a Division Point for Mayoral Candidates” (SF Examiner) More Q&A with the Mayoral Candidates About Muni from Muni Diaries SPUR’s Ideas to Fund City Parks Include Charging for […]

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SFMTA to Hold Hearings on Making Nx Bus Permanent, Increasing F-Line Service (SF Examiner) Supe David Campos Wants to Hear SFMTA’s Plan for Reducing Overtime (SF Examiner) Congressional Republicans Want to Withhold CA HSR Funds (LAT) Dispatch from Europe: Bikeway (and Pedestrian) Innovations Abound in Malmö (Bike Portland) Bike Rider Who Killed Woman on Embarcadero […]

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The Dangerous Habits of Some Twitterers: 1 in 10 Tweet While Driving (Media Bistro via NBC11) Caltrain Announces Completion of Some Safety Upgrades (Oak Tribune) Pedestrian Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver in Mendocino County (Press Democrat) Outside Investigators Recommend Firing of BART Officers Involving in Fatal Shooting (KTVU) SF Chamber of Commerce VP Jim Lazarus Blasts […]

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Caltrain Ridership Declines by 9.5 Percent in First Half of Fiscal Year (San Mateo Daily Journal) Merc: "Bay Area has Some Catching Up to do on High-Speed Rail Stim Cash"  Op-Ed: Washington Heard Calif. and SF "Loud and Clear" on HSR (SF Exam) BART to San Jose Qualifies for Federal Funds (BCN via SF Appeal) […]