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Streetsblog did a survey tour of Oakland bike infrastructure last Friday with Walk Oakland Bike Oakland (WOBO) president Chris Hwang. The group’s mission statement, from its web page, is a familiar one for safe-streets advocates: “We want every person who lives, plays, and works in Oakland to feel safe and comfortable walking and bicycling, and that they know how to […]
This week's guest is Darnell Grisby, director of policy development and research at the American Public Transportation Association. We discuss the national drop in transit ridership, who rides transit in the United States, and federal policy going forward.
“We have an ongoing discussion in this state that needs to be resolved,” said ARB chair Mary Nichols. “Whenever you add capacity to existing roads, it does create induced demand, and it fills up immediately.”
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One errant motorist crashed into a telephone pole and paralyzed the Bay Area this morning at 8:30, right in time for peak rush hour crowds. From BART’s Twitter feed: The power line fell onto the BART right of way and trains couldn’t proceed until it was removed. Mainstream TV and newspapers ran pictures of some of […]