Today’s Headlines

  • Former BART Officer Arrested on Murder Charges; More Protests Planned (Merc, SFGate)
  • Looming Deficit has BART Looking at Service Cuts, Fare Increases (SFGate
  • And the Lean Budget Times Extend to All Transit Agencies, Including Sacramento (Sac Bee)
  • Google Maps Visualize Transit Lines (The Transport Politic)
  • Shovel-Ready Mass Transit: The Nation Talks to a Chicago Transit Official (The Nation)
  • Financier Steven Rattner Likely ‘Car Czar’ (NYT)
  • Business-First Ideology Clouding State Budget Negotiations? (Coco Times)
  • "Rougher Roads Lie Ahead" for SF’s New Progressive Supes Majority (SFBG)
  • Concord Approves Plan for Former Military Base (Coco Times
  • SFBG: "Streetsblog Throws An Edgy Curve into San Francisco Bicycle Coverage"
  • Spain’s High Speed Rail "Revolution in Travel Habits" (Guardian UK via CHSPRB

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Today’s Headlines

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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 […]

Today’s Headlines

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BART Shooting Investigation Centers on Video; Claim Filed by Victim’s Family (SF Gate, Merc) SFBG Editorial: Structure of BART Police Force Recipe for Disaster And More Coverage Today of BART’s Plan to Trim Evening Service (SF Gate, Coco Times) Transit Agencies Still Seeking Aid from Government Nationwide (Pro Publica) Peskin Calls for Special Election, Tax […]

Election Roundup: Bay Area Transit Impacts

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Though the dust is far from settled in the elections from Tuesday, some results will have a noted impact on transit in the Bay Area and the state. We’ll have more coverage of the election results on smart growth in a future installment San Francisco Proposition G San Francisco voters overwhelmingly approved Proposition G, stripping […]

Today’s Headlines

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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 […]