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BART Will Study Second Transbay Tube, West Side Extension

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Updated 11:06 p.m. with comments from BART Board-elect Nick Josefowitz. BART says it will formally study the decades-old ideas of building a second Transbay tube and extending service to SF’s western neighborhoods. Ellen Smith, BART’s acting manager for strategic and policy planning, recently told a SF County Transportation Authority Board committee (comprised of SF supervisors) […]

Today’s Headlines

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Supervisor John Avalos Takes the Lead on the Muni Budget (Beyond Chron)  SF Examiner: "Higher Muni Fare Evasion Fines Pitched" Sizing Up Muni at Bay to Breakers (SF Appeal) BART Director Fang Insists Phone Card Will Prove Translink Obsolete (Matier & Ross)  Independent Auditor Would Investigate Civilian Complaints Against BART Police (SF Gate) Examiner Editorial […]

Today’s Headlines

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Board of Supervisors "Poised to Reject" MTA Budget (KCBS) Will Muni Fare Hikes Really Raise New Revenue? (SFBG) Beyond Chron: "Muni Cuts Betray Promise of the Transit Effectiveness Project" Caltrain Board of Directors to Consider Fiscal Emergency, Higher Fares, Cuts (Merc) Downtown San Jose High-Speed Rail Would Benefit an A’s Stadium (Merc) SFCTA Study Released […]

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SF Legislators Introduce BART Police Oversight Bill (SFBG, SF Citizen) Meantime, BART Board Delays Talk on Service Cuts; Gets Earful on Shooting (Coco Times, SF Gate) Obama Vows Action on Green Economy (ENS) But He Needs a Better High Speed Rail Commitment (New Republic via CHSRB) California’s High Speed Rail Authority Running Out of Money […]