Today’s Headlines

Eric Fischer Charts Muni Vehicle Movement for the Month of June (Via Pedestrianist)
  • Supes Muni Reform Measure Defeated as Deal is Reached with Mayor (City Insider)
  • Meantime, Supes Send Real Estate Tax to Voters; Drop Business, Parking Tax (SFBG, The Appeal)
  • Hunter’s Point Redevelopment Plan Approved in 10-1 Vote by Supes (SF Gate)
  • AC Transit Threatens to Stop Weekend Service as Labor Dispute Continues (Pleasanton Weekly)
  • New Poll Indicates Widespread Support for Ca. High-Speed Rail (CHSRB, Merc, SF Business Times)
  • Group Supporting Repeal of AB32 Files Suit Over Prop 23 Language (Sac Bee)
  • Sacramento County Board of Supes May Open Land to Massive Sprawl (Sac Bee)
  • Ross Town Council in Marin County Approves Bike and Pedestrian Plan (Marin IJ)
  • Early Caltrain Clocks Back on Track at SF Station (SF Examiner)
  • First Section of Tower for New Bay Bridge Span to Be Installed Today (SF Examiner)
  • Reid’s Paltry Energy Bill Includes Billions in Automotive Subsidies, Zero for Transit (TNR)
  • Herrera is appealing the ruling on Alioto-Pier being able to run again in District 2. The election is in November, but since the Judge is Peter Busch, I expect him to set a hearing sometime next year, at which time he’ll come up with some lame request and set another hearing down the line.

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Bicyclist Critical After Crash with Truck Driver on Mission/Fremont in SF (SF Appeal) BMW Chosen to Design BART’s New Fleet of Trains (Bay Citizen) Muni Drivers Injured in Attacks in the Bayview (SF Examiner) Funding Approved by Board of Supes for Central Subway Tunneling (SF Gate) SF Supes Approve Plan for AT&T Boxes on Sidewalks […]

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Delay in Money from State Leaves Muni Scrambling (CBS, BCN via Appeal) Supes Move to Block Muni Bus Ads (Examiner, BCN via Appeal) SFMTA Looking to Raise Taxes to Pay for Muni (KCBS) Muni Streetcar and Bus Collide, Injuring Many (Examiner, Sac Bee, SF Gate, KCBS, CBS) Muni Crash Video Shows Distracted Operator, Some Cameras […]

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Nat Ford Drama Continues: He’s Still Being Considered for D.C. Job (D.C. Examiner, SF Exam) Twin Peaks, Sunset Muni Tunnels Have Not Been Seismically Tested (SF Examiner) SF Supes Divided on MTC Appointment; Scott Wiener Wins Rules Vote (City Insider) Supes Prez and Mayoral Candidate David Chiu Opposes Waterfront Condos (Bay Citizen) AC Transit Riders […]

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For Third Time in His Political Career, Jerry Brown Elected Governor (SF Gate, LAT, Bay Citizen) Barbara Boxer Retains Senate Seat, Fends Off Challenge from Fiorina (SF Gate, Bay Citizen) Newsom Wins Lt. Gov’s Race; SF Will Get a New Mayor in January (SF Gate, LAT, Bay Citizen) Republican Tidal Wave Crushes House; Democrats Hang […]

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New Bay Bridge Tolls Translate Into More Revenue and Less Congestion (SF Gate, Merc) First Piece of Bridge Tower Installed on New Bay Bridge Span (SF Examiner)  New Poll Showing Support for AB 32 Poses Challenges for Whitman, Fiorina (SF Gate) SF Bike Share Program Could Spread to Other Bay Area Cities (SF Examiner) Bicyclist […]

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SFMTA Chief Nat Ford Says SF Weekly Muni Story Inaccurate, Defends Agency (SF Weekly) Reaction to Assaults at Muni Stops Includes More Cops and Large Rewards (SF Gate, CBS) Muni F-Line Extension Stalled Because of Supervisor Alioto-Pier (Examiner) Dangerous Drivers Put Themselves and Others in Hospital (Examiner, Examiner, CBS) SF Meets Kyoto Protocol Carbon Reduction […]