Today’s Headlines

  • Mayor Ed Lee: “We’re Behind on Modern Transportation and It’s Embarrassing” (KCBS)
  • Lee to Ditch Newsom’s SUV: “It’s Such a Big Piece of…” (City Insider)
  • SFMTA CEO Nat Ford Tells City Insider He’s Not Going Anywhere
  • Muni Derailments at Green Division Rail Yard Raise Serious Concerns (SF Examiner)
  • Muni’s On-Time Performance Drops (City Insider, SF Examiner)
  • SFMTA Extends Clipper Card Deadline for Seniors, Youth (KCBS)
  • BIKE NOPA: “Pedestrians First: Keep It Simple, Make it Absolute”
  • Beyond Chron: “How Redevelopment Agencies Subvert Democracy”
  • “Fierce Battle” Expected Over Plan to Eliminate Redevelopment Agencies (LA Times)
  • Streetscape Project/Road Diet Approved for Palo Alto’s California Avenue (Mercury News)
  • Woman Trying to Save Her Dog Hit, Killed by Two Drivers in Concord (SF Gate)
  • Driver Who Evaded Tolls Sentenced to Life in Prison in China (NYT)
  • Vote Expected This Week on Funding for Davenport-Watsonville Rail Line (Santa Cruz Sentinel)
  • Gen Y: Not Enamored With Car Dependence (WSJ via Streetsblog NY)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

  • “I’m a big, big supporter of our electric vehicle movement.” – Ed Lee in city insider above. This caretaker is already putting me down my nap…

  • …down for my nap 🙂

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