Today’s Headlines

  • SFMTA Board to Consider 1-Hour Parking Cap at City’s 500 Broken Meters (SF Examiner)
  • Santa Rosa City Council Headed for “Showdown” Over Bike and Ped Bridge (Press Democrat)
  • Former SFPD Officer Accused in Bribery Scheme Involving Exams for Taxi Drivers (SF Examiner)
  • Judge Denies Bail for Ex-BART Officer Convicted of Killing Oscar Grant (Calif. Beat via Bay Citizen)
  • Former SFPUC Official Laura Spanjian Making Green Waves in Houston (NY Times)
  • U.S. Dot Hopes to Prevent Driver “Backover Deaths” With New Rules  (Fast Lane via Bike Portland)
  • Anger at Climate Summit that Large Nations Aren’t Doing Enough to “Ensure Survival” (LA Times)
  • Rohnert Park Woman Remains Critical After Being Hit by Driver in Crosswalk (Press Democrat)
  • Transportation Alternatives’ Exec. Dir. Explains Why He Believes in Bike Lanes (News via Sblog NY)
  • London Mayor’s Proposal to Ban Semi-Trucks and Boosting Bicycle Freight (Grist)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

  • It seems that the un-gentle councilman from Santa Rosa fancies himself a West Coast Chris Christie looking to tea bag the non-motoring class in Sonoma County. What part of ‘this will be paid for with non-local grants’ do you not understand? But I guess it’s a question of ‘principle’….

  • Please email the councilmen and tell them what you think, even if you are a “carpetbagger”, carpetbaggers pay for all sorts of things with “non-local grants”.