Today’s Headlines

  • SF Transit Rates Well Nationally (SFist)
  • More on Banning Cars from Half of Twin Peaks Road (SFChron)
  • Answers to Common BART Questions (SFGate)
  • SF Home Sales Slipping Slightly from Last Year (Socketsite)
  • Rec and Parks Considers Funds to Improve Buchanan Street Mall (SFExaminer)
  • What’s the Traffic Impact of Uber and Lyft? (SFWeekly)
  • South SF Wants to Loosen Condo Restrictions to Address Housing Crisis (SMDailyJournal)
  • Lawmakers Look for Ways to Make up for Lost Gas Tax Revenues (SMDailyJournal)
  • San Mateo County Faces Transportation Funding Cuts (SMDailyJournal)
  • Woman hit by VTA Train (MercNews)
  • Sleep on the Bus Between LA and SF (SFGate)

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  • If SF transit rates well nationally, I can only imagine how deplorable other transit systems are. Honestly, I simply don’t buy it (as I wait for a 1-car packed L train to arrive 20 minutes later during rush).

  • And for the record that survey of transit systems is complete garbage. Leaving out important criteria, like on time performance, says it all.

  • Rogue Cyclist

    I wonder what the traffic impact of SpoonRocket was. Probably negligible compared to total traffic volume. At least I don’t have to deal with them double parking ever since they went out of business.

  • thielges

    Well the metrics are not calibrated to reality (0.01 point behind NYC? doubtful !), SF does shine when compared to other USA cities. To quote RealFakeSanFranciscan from the SFist comments:

    “Being one of the best American cities for public transit is like being one of the world’s tallest dwarves.”

  • The new Sleep Bus is hilarious. (Though it may fill a need until we get decent rail service between SF and LA.)

  • Justin

    Definitely looking forward to the pilot project at Twin Peaks. Can’t wait to go up there the first day it’s in action. Hopefully it will work out and that it will remain permanent when the pilot ends two years from now. This project seems pretty thought out and thoroughly planned so I wouldn’t be surprised if it works out well. I have a feeling this is going to be good!

  • murphstahoe

    Proving that no project is safe from controversy, there are a group of cyclists circulating a petition asking to kill the pilot.

  • 42apples

    Pretty sure it will always be cheaper than rail (which won’t exist until 2030, if ever).


Today’s Headlines

More on Mission Street Transit Lanes (SFExaminer) Transbay Facade (Socketsite) SF Lawmakers to Vote on Increasing Affordable Housing Requirements (SFExaminer) Irving Street Trees Planned (Hoodline) More on Hub Plans (Hoodline) More on East Bay Bike Share Locations (EastBayTimes, CBSLocal, SFBay) Power Outages Disrupted some BART Service (SFAppeal, SFBay) Report Details San Mateo Housing Crunch (SMDailyJournal) […]

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Proposal to Charge Extra for Express Muni Buses Dropped (SFExaminer) SFMTA to Ban Cars from Most Scenic Part of Twin Peaks Road (SFGate) SFMTA Considers Charging Metered Parking at Night (SFExaminer) More on Lombard Street Makeover (SFist) Police Seek Help in Finding Van from Hit and Run Near Chinatown (SFAppeal, Hoodline) Feds Closer to Approving […]

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More Frequent Muni Service Coming (SFGate, SFBay) BART Reconsiders Seat Hog Fines (SFExaminer) Lawmaker Opposes BART Bond (KQED) BART Labor Contract is Pragmatic (EastBayTimes) BART Station Bike Thief Suspects Nabbed (Kron4) Oakland Bus Riders Mad About Stop Removal (CBSLocal) SF Condo Prices Flattening? (Socketsite) Officials Consider Senior Housing Near South SF Caltrain (SMDailyJournal) Burlingame Approves […]

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SF Hit-and-Run Cop Charged (SFGate, SFExaminer, CBSLocal) More on the Bike Coalition’s Board Elections (SFist) Police Arrest Driver who Hit Woman in Oakland Crosswalk Crash (InsideBayArea) MUNI Could Pay Superbowl Party Costs (SFExaminer, SFBay) SF Mayor Calls for Increased Affordable Housing Requirements (SFExaminer, SFist) Berkeley Cracks Down on Homeless (CBSLocal, NBCBayArea) SF Supervisor Wants New […]

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SF Supervisors Okay Basketball Stadium (SFGate, SFExaminer, CBSLocal, BizJournal) Caltrain to Raise Fares (Almanac, BizJournal) Berkeley Council OKs Largest Mixed Use High Rise (InsideBayArea, BizJournal) SamTrans Seeks Money for New Buses (SMDailyJournal) New Bus Routes Link East Bay and Marin (CBSLocal) Bay Area Commutes Keep Getting Longer (SFChronicle) DUI Wrong Way Driver Kills Woman and […]

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More on Thu Phan Tragedy (SFExaminer) More on Survey Showing SF is Best City in US in Part Because of Transit (SFist) Vacant Storefronts in Inner Sunset (Hoodline) Uber Pool now Caltrain and BART Connection Option in East Bay (InsideBayArea) New Protrero Hill Mixed Use Moving Forward (Socketsite) Atherton Committee Endorses Civic Center Design Near […]