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Today, the San Francisco Chronicle ran a story that made it appear that San Francisco County Transportation Authority (CTA) Chairman Aaron Peskin wants to shelve the downtown extension of Caltrain, now that the Trump Administration seems to have jammed up funding for Caltrain electrification. From the Chronicle story: …without an electrified Caltrain line, there can […]
This week we’re joined by Yonah Freemark, author of the Transport Politic and Streetsblog’s new series Getting Transit Right. Yonah and I predict what's in store for transit in the next 12 months and break down the results of last year’s transit predictions.
Acting on the behest of Congressional Republicans opposed to high-speed rail, earlier this month Transportation Secretary Chao delayed a $647 million grant for Caltrain electrification, throwing its future in doubt. It looks like Republicans in other states were watching and learning.
This week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar.
SF Supes Delay Vote on DTX Engineering Funds (SFChron) BART Weighs Deficit Solutions (KQED) How Muni Ranks (SFBay) Central Subway Ahead of Schedule (CBSLocal) Ferry Service Expansion (Patch) Transit Coming to Mission Bay (BizTimes) Repairs to Van Ness Station (SFBay) Afterlife for Muni Buses (SFExaminer) Lack of Response to Castro Signal Outage (Hoodline) South Park to […]
Last week, the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition (SFBC) launched a letter-writing drive to make sure protected bike lanes are part of SFMTA's Upper Market Street Safety Project from Octavia to the start of the Duboce bicycle path. It looks as if the campaign worked.