There will be many news stories generated by the announcement of the details of President Donald Trump's proposed budget next month. In advance of the announcement, the campaign to preserve funding for the electrification of Caltrain is working with advocates around the state and country to preserve a nearly $650 million grant agreement scuttled by the Trump Administration in February.
New York, you may have heard, is about to get invaded by a swarm of bike-share companies. Their product is often described as “dockless” bike-share: They rely on “smart locks,” not fixed stations, to secure the bicycles. But dockless systems have been operating in cities including Hoboken and Portland for some time now — it’s not […]
Amazon is chipping away at the dominance of big box stores, which might warm the hearts of people who watched Walmart and other retailers ruthlessly suck the life out of walkable downtowns for years on end. But is it really a good thing?
Sometimes, high-quality transit is within a walkable distance, but people just aren't used to walking to the train. New signage in St. Paul, Minnesota, funded through a local challenge from a national foundation, aims to help people get over that mental block and walking to the nearest Green Line station.
Speed Camera Legislation Pulled (SFExaminer) BART Going After Fare Evaders (EastBayTimes) BART Robbery Audio and Investigation (EastBayTimes, SFChron) Steering Transit Dollars to Poor Areas (SFExaminer) SoMa Parking Lot for Homeless Development? (Hoodline) Supes Recommit to Urban Agriculture (SFExaminer) More on Politics and the Caltrain Electrification Debacle (WashingtonPost) Bike Riding Healthy, Speed Cameras, and More (Curbed) NIMBY-Con, […]
Over the weekend, 40 to 60 teenagers swarmed a BART station and train, robbing seven people. The story grabbed the headlines because it was so out of the ordinary. But several disturbing crimes have also hit Muni over the last few months. At 9:40 p.m. on April 12, a mob of about 10 teenagers beat […]