Today’s Headlines

  • Failed Strategies, Planning Mangle SFMTA Budgets (SF Examiner)
  • Ed Reiskin Lists SFMTA’s Accomplishments in Year-End Letter (SF Examiner)
  • Sup. Scott Wiener Proposes New Rules of Conduct for Plazas in the Castro (City Insider)
  • Salon‘s “Dream City” Series: Cities Moving Toward Slower Streets
  • Driver Kills Pedestrian on Highway 680 Off-Ramp in San Jose (Mercury News)
  • Kevin Fitzgerald, 58, Killed on Highway 101 in Santa Rosa (Press Democrat)
  • Repeal-SMART Forces Halfway to Petition Goal (Press Democrat)
  • SMART Won’t Acknowledge Bond Sales (Press Democrat)
  • Officials, Bike Advocates Celebrate Opening of Novato Walking/Biking Path (Marin IJ)
  • Matier and Ross Still Don’t See Value in Bay Bridge West Path
  • Groups File Appeal Against America’s Cup EIR (City Insider)
More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill
  • Michael Helquist

    MTA Accomplishments List: (Headline #2): I wish Director Reiskin and the agency considered the huge community and SFMTA staff efforts to design a new Complete Streets plan for Masonic Avenue — and get it approved at its first public hearing — a significant achievement for the year. Even more so, that efforts to finance it would be touted right up there with finding funds for the vastly more expensive Central Subway. Seeking the funds for Masonic is underway, right?

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