High Speed Rail Public Scoping Meeting

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Northern California High-Speed Rail Scoping Meeting

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Monday evening the California High Speed Rail Authority, in conjunction with Caltrain, held a scoping meeting at the William J. Rutter Center at UCSF in Mission Bay. They answered public questions and took comment on plans to electrify Caltrain and bring high-speed trains from Bakersfield to San Francisco by 2029. Streetsblog readers will recall that […]

This Week: NE Mission Parking Meters and 2nd Street Redesign

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This week, take action for protected bike lanes on Second Street and smarter parking policy in the Northeast Mission, join TransForm for a talk on High Speed Rail, and celebrate with the SF Bicycle Coalition at the 17th annual Winterfest. Here are all the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday: SPUR Lunchtime Forum: Grand Boulevard. Join SPUR, Kevin […]

Bay Area Won’t Likely Get First High Speed Rail Segment

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The California High-Speed Rail Authority (CAHSRA) Board of Directors won’t make a decision on where to start building California’s first high-speed rail segment until December, but nearly everyone can see the writing on the wall. Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) Adminstrator Joe Szabo wrote [pdf] CAHSRA CEO Roelof van Ark on Wednesday to inform him that […]

Today’s Headlines

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Sacramento Appeals Court Says Legislators Cannot Raid Public Transit Funds (AP) How to Talk Up Transit to a Conservative (Infrastructurist) SFBG: "Parking is Quietly Becoming the Year’s Big Issue" Streetscape Measure Moves to Full Board of Supes Without Underground Utility Money (KCBS) Supes Approve Rec and Park Fee Increases (BCN via CBS5) Bicyclist Killed by […]