Today’s Headlines

  • Los Altos Cyclist Killed by Big-Rig Driver Was a “Mother, Nurse and Go-Getter” (Mercury News)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Being Sought in Fremont After Killing 83-year-old Man in Crosswalk (SF Gate)
  • Vail, Colorado Fund Manager Gets Special Treatment; Off the Hook in Cyclist Hit-and-Run (Treehugger)
  • SFMTA Brings in New Labor Lawyer, TWU Readying for Negotiations Post-Prop G (SF Gate)
  • Mercury News Op-Ed: Lots of Parking Will Not Be a Good Thing for SJ’s Diridon Area
  • Two Top SamTrans Managers Make More than $400,000 a Year (SF Examiner)
  • Ellie Blue: Multi-Use Path Users Should Stop Blaming Each Other and Demand Real Bike Paths (Grist)
  • Growing Bike Culture in San Luis Obispo; Plans Would Add New Bike Lanes, Paths (Tribune News)
  • Fresno Bee: “Will High-Speed Rail Derail in New House?”
  • LA 30/10 Transit Funding Will Be a Much Tougher Sell in New House (LAT)
  • New “Bike Port’ Installed for SFDPW Employees (BIKE NOPA)
  • Palo Alto State Senator Raises Privacy Concerns Over Clipper Card (SF Examiner)
  • The Switchboard: “Proposition 26 Will Not Stop AB32”
  • Phil Bronstein: “Bikes, Frogs at War in Sleepy Lafayette” (SF Gate)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

  • SF Examiner had this to report on the latest spat of Metro melt-down. Oh, and don’t worry, the problems are all solved. We shouldn’t be experiencing anymore trouble.

  • patrick

    Wow, they let a fund manager get away with hitting a cyclist and fleeing the seen because it might jeopardize his job. That is insane.

  • Bored on your drive to work? Well, not any more!

  • Interesting new website: http://abogo.cnt.org/

    “What is Abogo? Abogo is a tool that lets you discover how transportation impacts the affordability and sustainability of where you live.”

    Worth watching (from the website)

    “Car-dependent Living: The Movie”
    http://abogo.cnt.org/2010/10/car-dependent-living-the-movie/

    Transportation costs for my neighborhood (Abogo estimate): $657/month
    (actually, we spend far less than this)

    Transportation costs for the family featured in the film: $1056/month

  • Mike –

    Major lawlz at that page. I’m sure you noticed the photos and reviews? Comedic material for days…

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