Today’s Headlines

  • Later Start Time for BART (SFGate, NBCBayArea)
  • SFMTA Board Approves Capital Plan (Hoodline)
  • Clipper for Low Income Riders (SFBay)
  • Downtown Oakland’s Retail Woes (Hoodline)
  • San Francisco Renters Plan to Leave (Curbed)
  • Special Use Districts Explained (Hoodline)
  • Bayview Farmer’s Market (SFChron)
  • India Basin Impact Report Documents Late (Socketsite)
  • Millbrae Development Plans in Trouble (DailyJournal)
  • Commentary: Don’t Stifle Uber, Lyft, Etc. (EastBayTimes)
  • Commentary: Public Transportation Key to Paris Accord (The Hill)

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  • david vartanoff

    No cutting of BART service hours! Bus bridges for weekend maintenance blitzes are acceptable; cutting M-F service hours is not. The job of BART management is to figure out how to do maintenance without cheating riders of the transit they need to access their jobs. We reluctantly voted to give BART the money despite consistently demonstrated poor fiscal behavior.

  • p_chazz

    One hour at 4 AM in the morning is acceptable. Preferable to closing stations for a month at a time as WMATA has done. The alternative is that projects will take longer and cost more money.

  • jonobate

    4am opening is far earlier than most metro systems, and it’s totally reasonable to push it back to 5am. Add better nightbus service for those who really need to travel before 5am.

  • david vartanoff

    Actually, if memory serves the earlier opening was spearheaded by people working in the speculator/casino (stocks, bonds, etc) business who need to be in the office on NYC time.

  • p_chazz

    The Pacific Coast Stock Exchange closed years ago. Now people can trade on computers 24/7 , so it’s not like it was in the 1970s…