Google Buses Made Permanent (SFExaminer, SFBay) Muni Service Changes (SFBay) More on Caltrain Petition for Electrification (Curbed) More on Caltrain’s Role in HSR Fight (SFChron) New BART Cars Overweight (NBCBayArea) AC Transit Driver Arrests Allegedly Belligerent Passenger (EastBayTimes) Adopt a Spot (Hoodline) Beware of Potholes (SFChron) Marin Transportation Survey (MarinIJ) Commentary: SFMTA Needs Fixed (SFExaminer) […]
Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Wednesday today! 100 Years of Zoning. Zoning started a century ago with the 1916 New York City Zoning Resolution. Join a panel of scholars and practitioners for a retrospective on the first 100 years of zoning and what it means to the Bay Area today. Wednesday, today! Feb. […]
Last year was the deadliest year on American roads in almost a decade — more than 40,000 people lost their lives in traffic crashes. Tens of thousands of lives could be saved each year if the U.S. achieved per capita fatality rates comparable to countries like Sweden, the UK, and even Canada. If we’re going to […]
Yup, Caltrain Electrification Federal Funding Vanishes, Maybe Forever (SF Gate, US News) Media Notes Connection to Republican-Boogeyman, High Speed Rail (LAT, Governing, SFist) Caltrain Launches E-Petition to White House (Examiner) Last Week Conservative Media Pondered Trump as “High Speed Rail President” (Breitbart, Blasting News) While CAHSR Blog Calls it “Republican Attack on Electrification” Bay Area Transit Leaders […]
Last Sunday morning, Walk Oakland Bike Oakland (WOBO) held its annual The Wheels + Walls Mural Ride, which took cyclists on a tour of West Oakland’s iconic wall art. From the WOBO Facebook page: WOBO Weekends is a monthly walk and ride series that gets you moving and discovering the awesome amenities, history, and hidden gems […]
The guest this episode is Alexander Garvin, author of the recently released "What Makes a Great City." We chat about why people are an important factor in building cities and taking pictures, why Houston’s Post Oak Boulevard is going to show up Chicago, San Francisco, and New York’s best streets; and Alexander’s heroes, from Edmund Bacon to Haussmann to Robert Moses.