Today’s Headlines

  • BART Could Adopt Official Cell Phone Policy at Meeting Next Week (SF Examiner, CoCo Times)
  • SMART Adopts “Legally Questionable” Ordinance Restricting Repeal Petition (Press Democrat)
  • AC Transit Gets $6.7 Million Federal Grant For Repairs (CoCo Times)
  • Boy Aboard Cable Car Struck by Driver’s Side Mirror (SF Examiner)
  • Pedestrian Killed by Driver in Sacramento Identified (SacBee)
  • SF’s Emission Reduction Efforts “Best in the Country, But Not Good Enough” (City Insider)
  • Residents Asked To Give Feedback On Sunday Streets (SF Appeal)
  • Antioch Senior Bus Program Saved, Other Routes to See Cuts (CoCo Times)
  • Economists Name Road Pricing as Best, If Not Only, Cure for Congestion (Atlantic, WaPo)
  • Running Across the Street Is a Symbol of Surrender to Autocentricity (Transportationist)
More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill
  • A very good video, “How the Dutch Got Their Cycle Paths.”

    Interesting footage of the Dutch sacrificing their public space to cars (buildings demolished; beautiful, centuries-old town squares turned into parking lots) and then coming to their senses and reclaiming it back. I wasn’t aware how much organized protesting it took in the seventies to push the Netherlands to shift their transport policies.

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