Today’s Headlines

  • Muni to Step Up Maintenance of Switches in Light of Monday’s Delays (City Insider)
  • Top D.C. Transit Job Remains Unfilled; Nat Ford Tells Streetsblog He Hasn’t Been Interviewed (WTOP)
  • Security Guard Struck by San Jose Cop Remains in Critical Condition (Merc)
  • KALW News: “Bayview Hunters Point Redevelopment Divides City Over Jobs and Environment”
  • SF Supe Avalos Introduces Legislation That Would Require Locals for Construction Jobs (BCN via KRON)
  • SFMTA Surveying Bike Riders About Market Street Bike Lane (Change Your Life, Ride a Bike)
  • Oakland Bike and Ped Committee to Discuss Proposed Bike Route on 53rd (Oakland Local)
  • New York Critical Massers Win $1 Million Settlement in Suit with NYPD (NY Times)
  • San Joaquin Valley Drivers May Be Asked to Help Pay Air Pollution Fine (Cal Watch)
  • Work on New Bay Bridge Tower to  Begin; Caltrans Warns Drivers to Watch the Road (KCBS)
  • Prop 26 “Would Let Oil, Tobacco Companies Off the Hook” (Mercury News)
  • San Ramon-Based Chevron Launches PR Campaign; Yes Men Counter With Spoof Campaign (ABC7)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

ALSO ON STREETSBLOG

Today’s Headlines

|
Ed Lee to Enter Mayor’s Race Today (SF Gate, SF Examiner, Bay Citizen) 9-year-old Boy Struck by Drunk Driver in SF Remains in Critical Cond.(SF Gate) Jerry Brown Vetoes Commuter Benefits Legislation (Coco Times) Black Bicyclists Gather for Convention in Oakland; Get Bikes Blessed (SF Gate) Mohammed Nuru Selected to Lead SFDPW, Replacing Ed Reiskin […]

A Downtown Oakland for Everyone

|
Egon Terplan is SPUR’s regional planning director. This piece is reprinted with permission from the October 2015 of The Urbanist. After years of struggling to attract investment, downtown Oakland is enjoying a renaissance. Organic, bottom-up growth and targeted public investment are resulting in new cultural events, art galleries, restaurants, bars and retail stores. The population […]
STREETSBLOG USA

Critical Mass: Good for Cycling or Bad PR?

|
There’s been a lot of discussion in the blogosphere lately about the merits of Critical Mass, the long-running, monthly group ride that has taken hold in cities around the world since its debut in San Francisco nearly 20 years ago. In many cities, Critical Mass has been a powerful force for building a community of […]

Today’s Headlines

|
CARB Approves Landmark SB375 Targets, New Renewable Energy Rule (SF Gate) Meg Whitman Says She’ll Vote Against Prop 23 But Would Have Vetoed AB32 (Merc, LAT) Ken Garcia: “New Fare System But Same Old Muni” (SF Examiner) Opponents Turn Out in Force to Testify Against CPMC Project (City Insider, Beyond Chron) SFMTA Installs Permanent Radar […]

Today’s Headlines

|
Feds to Investigate Last Week’s BART Fire Shutdown (CBS 5, AP via KTVU) Approval of New Bathrooms for Muni Drivers to Take Six Months (SF Public Press) Chris Bucchere Pleads Not Guilty in Castro Ped Fatality (SFGate, SF Examiner) SFGate Profiles Leah Shahum, Executive Director of the SF Bicycle Coalition JDH Blog Chronicles “24 Hours on Muni” Cycling Sonoma Professor Dies […]

Today’s Headlines

|
Oakland Parking Officers Were Ordered Not to Enforce in Wealthier Neighborhoods (SF Gate) Oakland PCOs Will Now Snap Photos of Parking Violations (East Bay Express) City Insider’s First Line About New P2P Projects: "It’ll Soon Get a Little Harder to Drive" C.W. Nevius: "Outrage Grows Over Muni Operators’ Pay" (SF Gate) Nat Ford: Cyclists, Peds […]