Today’s Headlines

  • Alameda County’s Transportation Sales Tax Measure Approved by ACTC (CoCo Times)
  • Muni Bus And Cab Collide Outside Hall Of Justice (SF Appeal)
  • BART Board Approves $7.7 Million Retrofit Plan for Transbay Tube (CoCo Times)
  • BART Reports Strong Financial Picture for First Quarter of Fiscal Year (SF Examiner)
  • Dolores Park Designs Released (City Insider)
  • Distracted Driver Looks Down at Lap, Lands Behind Bars (SF Examiner)
  • Roadshow: An Elderly Man Seeks Help in Coping With Decision to Stop Driving (Mercury News)
  • Toll Lanes Coming Soon to Hwys 237-880, but Drivers Fear They Will Make Congestion Worse (Merc)
  • Signature Gathering Can Begin on Initiative to Repeal CA High-Speed Rail Project (SF Examiner)
  • Cornell’s Rick Geddes on California HSR: The Right Project in the Wrong Place (NYT)
More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill
  • mikesonn

    Roadshow: An Elderly Man Seeks Help in Coping With Decision to Stop Driving

    It shouldn’t be a life/death decision, well it should be but not for the reasons most have such a hard time. Seniors, like this thoughtful man, shouldn’t have to struggle with a loss of mobility vs the safety of themselves and others. But sadly, we’ve spent 70 years building a world in which a car is “necessary” to be an active and productive member of society, especially for the very young and very old. And as our population ages, it is going to be a bumpy ride.