Today’s Headlines

  • Rec and Parks Commission Approves JFK Drive Bikeway (SFBC)
  • Seven Mayoral Candidates Answer Muni Questionnaire (SF Transit Riders Union)
  • Bike/Ped Improvements Start Construction at Balboa Park Station (SF Examiner)
  • SFMTA Considers New Light Systems Atop Taxis (SF Examiner)
  • SF Examiner Op-Ed: “No on Prop. B – Road Repair Should be Paid From City Budget”
  • Marin Safe Routes to Schools Scores $1.2 Million (Marin IJ)
  • Private Financing For CAHSR Might Be Harder to Come By Than Expected (Transport Politic)
  • Bike Snob: Why Do We Accept Traffic Violence and Blame the Victim?
More Headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill
  • The dead paper version of the Examiner piece on Prop B ripped on B because large portions of the money would go to stupid stuff like safety improvments – improving sidewalks, etc…

  • The dead paper version of the Examiner piece on Prop B ripped on B because large portions of the money would go to stupid stuff like safety improvments – improving sidewalks, etc…

  • That’s one reason for rejecting the bond, that not enough of the money will go to actually paving city streets. But a more important reason: the $248 million bond will actually cost city taxpayers more than $437 million after you add the $189 million in interest. Why is City Hall putting this terrible deal on the ballot? Because they have mismanaged taxpayers’ money for years, and the chickens are coming home to roost. The city could save up to $200 million by cancelling the Central Subway boondoggle.

    Speaking of boondoggles, the Headlines include a link to an article on the high-speed rail project. Gee, what a surprise, no private investment to get the system built!

  •  yeah… screw those safety improvements! Bad! Bad! Safety bad!

  •  yeah… screw those safety improvements! Bad! Bad! Safety bad!

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