Today’s Headlines

  • Newsom: “New Board Will Decide” Interim SF Mayor (City Insider)
  • Daly: Mayoral Appointment “Once in a Generation Opportunity” for Progressives (Fog City Journal)
  • Fruitvale BART Station Closed During Protest Over Fatal Police Shooting (SF Gate)
  • Bay Bridge Standoff Causes Spike in Ridership on BART (ABC7)
  • Public Transportation as a Social Justice Issue and Nashville Mayor’s Plan to Improve It (HuffPo)
  • NOPA Survey Respondents Want Sunday Streets to Return Next Year (BIKE NOPA)
  • Santa Clara County Supervisor Liz Kniss Appointed to Caltrain Board (Daily News)
  • Virgin’s Richard Branson Looks to Invest in High-Speed Rail (Forbes)
  • Mountain View Wants to Extend Public Comment Period for HSR (Daily News)
  • SMART Board Delays Decision on Rail Cars (Marin IJ, Press Democrat)
  • Golden Gate Ferry Riders Won’t See a Fare Hike After All (Marin IJ)

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