Today’s Headlines

  • For BART Board, Parking Hikes at Full Lots Are More Controversial Than Fare Hikes (SFGate)
  • SFMTA’s Overhauled Traffic Calming Program to Focus Funds on High-Injury Arterials (SF Exam)
  • Walkscore Ranks San Francisco 2nd-Best City for Car Sharing After New York (Curbed)
  • EBBC Reports Progress for Bikeway Implementation on Upper Broadway in Rockridge
  • Girl, 14, Killed by Driver in Crosswalk in Antioch (CoCo Times)
  • Hayward Man Crossing Street Killed by Driver (CoCo Times)
  • Bay Area Bicycle Thefts Have Doubled Since 2009 (CBS)
  • Yerba Buena CBD Announces Portable Bike Corral Design Competition (SF Curbed)
  • Lafayette to Upgrade Parking Meters to Accept Credit Cards (CoCo Times)
  • Cyclelicious Shows Laborious Public Transit Route Riders Take From Fresno to Santa Cruz
  • New MST Bus Line is First to Operate Directly Between Santa Cruz and Monterey (Cyclelicious)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

  • mikesonn

    BART riders who drive think it is picking on them to increase parking rates are already full lots, but non-driving BART riders are already subsidizing their parking have been picked on for far too long. Time to stop coddling drivers and make them pay.

  • david vartanoff

    Not only that, short distance riders subsidize long distance riders because the mileage component of the rip off fares drops by 50% over 6 miles.   The link below is old, but AFAIK BART still prices using the same formulae.
    http://www.ibabuzz.com/transportation/2006/09/26/rounding-out-the-fare-debate/#more-186

    And sad to say newly elected Director Mallett has campaigned on ending the Fast Pas/BART connection.  

  • At least Karen, if it comes to that, we don’t need to convince everyone to stop driving, the oil companies are consolidated enough that all we have to do is shut a few of them down. Won’t exactly be pretty, because even if you have a bike, without a supply of tires and chains and brake pads and new wheels, and….