Bay Area SEC Spring Quarterly Meeting

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Advocates and community members get an update on Bike Share at the Excelsior Library. Photo: Streetsblog

Bay Area Bike Share Outreach in the Excelsior

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Last night ten people attended a Bay Area Bike Share meeting at the Excelsior Branch Library on Mission. The meeting was designed to solicit input from the public about preferred locations to place bike stations. It’s part of a ten-fold expansion of  the program, which will eventually end up with 7,000 bikes across the Bay […]

Today’s Headlines

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High-Speed Rail Authority Gets $29 Million Infusion (AP) East Bay Rail Blues (CHSRB) Draft EIS Released on BART Warm Springs Extension (SVBC) Rail Service to Resume Rolling Through Novato Next Month (Marin IJ) IL Legislature Approves $496M in Capital Projects for Chicago Transit (CTA Tattler via Streetsblog.net) Lennar Unveils Renderings of Proposed Hunter’s Point Townhomes […]

MTC Report Shows Dismal Future for Transit Operators

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Image: MTC The 2009 Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) Annual Report paints a sobering picture of funding crises at nearly every Bay Area Transit operator — crises we’ve covered extensively on Streetsblog — and sums up the situation bluntly: "There is no way to sugarcoat it: These are difficult, daunting days for public transit in the […]

Parking-Free Marina Path Plan Could Be Delayed By Boaters’ Parking Proposal

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Updated at 11:38 p.m. with further response from the Recreation and Parks Department below. The Marina Boulevard bicycle and pedestrian path was supposed to be car-free by now. The years-old plan to remove the 57 car parking spaces on the stretch between Scott and Baker Streets is scheduled to be implemented by this spring. But the SF Recreation and Parks […]

Advocates Want Oakland Airport Connector Funds for Transit Operations

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Image: TransForm With the civil rights imbroglio between BART and the Federal Transit Administration (FTA) making news last week, a problem that could imperil $70 million in federal stimulus funds obligated to the Oakland Airport Connector (OAC), advocates are calling on the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) to give the stimulus money to cash-strapped transit operators […]