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Today’s Headlines

  • More on Civil Complaint Filed Against Truck Driver Who Killed Amelie Le Moullac (SF Examiner)
  • 24-Hour BART Service Over Labor Day Weekend Complicates Maintenance Challenges (SF Examiner)
  • Transit Agencies to Receive Federal Funds Risked by State Employee Pension Dispute (Coco Times)
  • Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Hercules Intermodal Transit Center (CoCo Times)
  • Winners of Design Competition for Redeveloping Highway 280 Selected (Socket Site)
  • SFBG: Ideal Location for New Warriors Stadium Is Above Caltrain Station
  • Two-Year-Old Rafael Perez Briseno Killed by Pickup Driver in Oakland Parking Lot (CoCo TimesKTVU)
  • Teens Christopher Stade and Montana Montez Killed After Crashing Into Tree in Napa (CoCo Times)
  • Speeding Motorcyclist Runs Red Light, Hits Undercover Police Car in Richmond (CoCo TimesCBS)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

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Today’s Headlines

  • Man Biking on Sidewalk Seriously Injures Woman on Market Near Stockton Street (SF Appeal, SFist)
  • Muni Riders Are Jumping Off Moving Buses (SFGateSF Examiner, KTVU)
  • Inflation-Adjusted Muni Fare Hike Goes Into Effect July 1 (SF Examiner)
  • Market Street Bike Counter Tallied 54,000 Bikes in First Month (SFGate)
  • Design Competition Launches for Taking Down 280, Re-Configuring Caltrain Route (GC)
  • SF Weekly Reminds Us That Dorothy Dugger Wasn’t the Only Transit Head to Get a Golden Parachute
  • Berkeley Could Launch a Parklet Program Soon (Berkeleyside)
  • Sac Bee Catches Caltrans Director Misrepresenting Facts About Issues With New Bay Bridge
  • San Jose Pedestrian Killed by VTA Train (CBS)
  • Woman Killed by Driver While Cycling in Pleasanton ID’d as Diana Hersevoort, 58 (CBS)
  • Man Dies After Flipping His Pickup Truck Off Highway 280 in South City (CoCo Times)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

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Today’s Headlines

  • Muni Ridership Up Over 200 Percent for World Series Games (CityInsider)
  • More on Supe Avalos’ Proposed Permits, Fees for Private Shuttles Using Muni Stops (SFGate)
  • SFExam: Free Muni for Youth Plan is Best Use of One-Time MTC Funds
  • SFPD Officers Allegedly Beat, Jail Well-Known Cyclist for Attempting to Observe Arrest (Uptown Almanac)
  • Bay Bridge Construction Reaches Final Major Milestone (CBS)
  • Redwood City’s Farm Hill Blvd. Road Diet Gets Mixed Response at Council Meeting (PeninsulaTranspo)
  • Concord Bringing Free Shuttle Back to Monument Corridor After 3-Year Hiatus (CoCoTimes)
  • Oakland’s 5-Minute Parking Meter Grace Period Policy May Go Permanent (CoCoTimes)
  • New Bike/Ped Undercrossing of I-580 Links Dublin and Pleasanton (CoCoTimes)
  • Roadshow: Metering Lights to Help Smooth Congestion on I-80, I-280
  • Megabus Testing Return of Service Between SF to LA (Cyclelicious)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

We’ll be on a light publishing schedule today.

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Today’s Headlines

  • State Budget Deal Would Eliminate Public Transit Funds (Cyclelicio.us, Transbay Blog)
  • If Wall Street Gets Operating Funds Why Not Public Transit? (NYT)
  • The Time is Now for High Speed Rail (HuffPo)
  • BART Protesters Turn Out in Force at Board Meeting (ABC7)
  • Planning Workshop on Palo Alto's California Avenue Gets Heated (Merc)
  • San Jose Boy Who Was Struck By a Car in Hit-n-Run Crash Still in a Coma (Merc)
  • The Politics of Parking in San Francisco (SF State News)
  • Rail Car Manufacturers Put on a Show for SMART (Marin IJ)
  • The Benefits of a Sidewalk Perspective (Sustainable Savannah via Streetsblog Network)
  • Where to Watch the Amgen Tour This Weekend (SF Gate, Bikescape)
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Today’s Headlines

  • Transit News Disappointing in Final Stimulus but HSR Gets a Boost (AP via Transport Politic)
  • Transit Takes a $459 Million Hit in State Budget Deal But Will it Pass? (LAT, Ca.Progress Rep.)
  • BART Board to Get Update on Police Oversight Committee (SF Gate)
  • SF Park Rangers Want to Carry Guns and Get Full Law-Enforcement Status (SF Weekly)
  • ABC 7: "Violent Muni Altercation Caught on Tape" 
  • Potential Conflict with SF Mayor's Development Advisor? (Fog City Journal)
  • LA's MTA in a Dispute With Italy's AnsaldoBreda Over Train Car Purchase (NYT)
  • Beer and Nudity Out at SF'S Beloved Bay to Breakers Race (SF Gate, SFBG
  • Portland Cyclist Known as "Reverend Phil" Exonerated on Resisting Arrest Charges (The Oregonian)
  • As the Amgen Tour Draws Near the Sac Bee Recounts the Area's Bicycling History
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Today’s Headlines

  • MTC Committee Could Slash Stim Funds Today for Muni, AC Transit (Beyond Chron)
  • President Obama: The Days of Building Sprawl Are Over (Veritas et Venustas)
  • But the Days of Widening Highways Aren't (VTA Watch)
  • SF Parks Dept. Will Install 2,000 Parking Meters (SF Gate)
  • Driver Stabs Off-Duty SF Bicycle Cop After "Traffic Altercation"(KTVU)
  • Activists Demand Charges Against BART Police Officers (ABC7, Bay City News)
  • L.A.'s Transit TV Files for Bankruptcy (LAT)
  • PG&E's "Smart" Streetlights Get a Test Run in SF (NYT)
  • Streetscape Plan Would Enliven Saratoga Village (Merc)
  • How We Drive: "When Is a Stop Sign Not a Stop Sign?"
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Today’s Headlines

  • President Obama Urges Stimulus Passage Without Republican Support (WaPo)
  • Bay Area Activists Should Urge Pelosi to Rescue the Stimulus Package (Beyond Chron)
  • Newsom Won't Be Among California Mayors in D.C. to Plead for Stim Money (Merc)
  • Oakland Cyclist Who Was Victim of Hit-n-Run Still in Hospital (CBS5)
  • China Close to Taking Over as the World's Number One Auto Market (NPR)
  • BART Moving Forward With Its Warm Springs Extension (KCBS)
  • Muni Releases Translink Survey (Akit's Complaint Department)
  • Life Within Walking Distance (Rebuilding Place via Streetsblog Network)
  • Fremont Planning Commission Pick Not Sitting Well With Some (Merc)
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Today’s Headlines

  • Republican Senator from Missouri Wants to Kill High Speed Rail Stim Funding (CHSRB)
  • APTA Urges Congress to Provide $15 Billion in Stim Money for Public Transit (Progressive Railroading)
  • Building Mass-Transit Infrastructure Would Lift the Country Out of Recession (The Nation via Planetizen)
  • Anti-Environmental Legislators Make Some Outrageous State Budget Demands (Ca Progress Report)
  • More About Bikes on Caltrain and Today's Board Meeting (SF Examiner)
  • NTSB to Investigate This Week's BART Collison (SF Gate)
  • Committee Delays Action on Adding More School Crossing Guards in San Jose (Merc)
  • Tagged Ads Featuring Supervisor Bevan Dufty Moved From Some Muni Stations (BAR)
  • Schlage Lock Site Gets Okay for Redevelopment (Transbay Blog)
  • Santa Cruz Shows Off Its Bicycle Design Creativity in New Exhibit (Merc)
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Today’s Headlines

  • Senate Stimulus Bill Contains $2 Billion for High-Speed Rail (CHSRB)
  • Schumer Outlines Plan to Provide More Stim Money for Public Transit (NY1)
  • MTA To Consider Paying Millions in Muni Crash Settlements (SF Gate
  • SF Mayor Wants to Cut Legal Fund That Helps Tenants Facing Ellis Act Evictions (Beyond Chron)
  • And He's Against Putting Tax Measures Before Voters to Help the City's Budget Crisis (SF Examiner)
  • Police Association Prez Critical of BART Police Chief (ABC7)
  • Judge to Hear Lawsuit Challenging Socal Air District's Emission Credits (LAT)
  • It Took Three Pedestrian Deaths to Finally Spur a Call to Action on a Dangerous Drive in L.A. (LAist)
  • Santa Cruz Takes Steps to Improve Bicycle Safety on Mission Street (Merc)
  • Restored Fox Theater Set to Re-Open in Oakland (Transbay Blog)
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Today’s Headlines

  • House Passes Stimulus Bill; Only 5% Goes to Infrastructure (LAT, Boston Globe)
  • Nadler Amendment for Transit Clears While Amtrak Cuts Are Nixed (WSJ, Transbay Blog)
  • Marin Looks to Grab Some Stimulus Funds (Marin IJ)
  • Santa Cruz Will End Free Parking on Main Corridors (Merc)
  • Nevada Considers Congestion Pricing (Merc)
  • Court Refuses to Stop Bayview Redevelopment (SF Gate)
  • Car Crashes into Two N-Judah Trains, One Injury Reported (SF Gate, N-Judah Chronicles)
  • Undisclosed Bids Submitted for Residential Buildings Near New Transbay Terminal (SF Gate)
  • City of Davis Looking to Establish Museum for Vintage Bikes (KCRA)
  • On-Street Bicycle Parking Will Begin Next Week in Seattle (Bicycle Fixation)