Public Hearing on Elimination of Transbay Magnetic-Strips

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Board of Supervisors: Vote on Transbay Transit Center Development Tax

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Developers who are building towers around the Transbay Transit Center in SoMa are fighting to reduce a special property tax that will be levied on developments in the area. The biggest loser could be the downtown rail extension to bring Caltrain and California high-speed rail into the terminal, as funds for the regional rail hub and other long-term projects would disappear. […]

New Draft San Francisco Transbay Development Plan Unveiled Today

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Conceptual rendering of the San Francisco skyline with Transbay towers. Image: SF Planning Department The San Francisco Planning Department will release the Draft Plan for the new Transbay Terminal and development project after the Planning Commission meeting tonight at 5:30 p.m. According to Planning’s Joshua Switzky, the plan will be presented to the commission but […]

MTA Releases Revised Budget Proposal, List of Muni Service Cuts

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Flickr photo: Steve Rhodes The Municipal Transportation Agency has released a revised budget proposal for the 2009-2010 fiscal year that calls for eliminating up to nine bus routes, and scaling back service on as many as 29 routes, including some popular lines, in a series of cost-cutting moves that would help Muni close a $129 […]

Today’s Headlines

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BART Board Considers Fare Hike, Service Cuts, Parking Fee Increases (SF Gate, Merc)  Man Arrested After Red Paint Attack On BART GM During Meeting (ABC7, SF Gate) Bill Requiring Civilian Oversight of BART Police Faces Key Assembly Committee Test (SFBG) AC Transit Will Discontinue Magnetic-Strip Tickets on Transbay Bus Lines (BCN via CBS5) Cables Cars […]

Today’s Headlines

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Hit-and-Run Driver at Large After Killing Pedestrian in Oakland (Mercury News) Hit-and-Run Driver Injures Bike Rider in South San Francisco (SSF Patch) Transpo Authority of Marin Chooses a Design for Bike-Ped Bridge at Larkspur Landing (LCM Patch) N-Judah Derails at Folsom Street Stop on Embarcadero, Causing Delays (SF Appeal) More on the SFMTA’s Consideration to […]