Today’s Headlines

  • BART Shooting Investigation Troubled From the Beginning (SF Gate)
  • AC Transit Considers Raising Fares by 25 Cents (SF Gate, Coco Times)
  • SF Mayor’s Train Box Statement Draws Concern from AC Transit President (SF Gate)
  • Tesla Motors Dumps Plan to Build Auto Plant in San Jose (Merc)
  • Envisioning a Future Interstate Rail Network (The Transport Politic via Streetsblog Network)
  • Countering the Peninsula NIMBY Opposition to High Speed Rail (CHSRB)
  • The N-Judah’s Wild Wednesday (N-Judah Chronicles)
  • Progress on Portland’s First Locally Produced Streetcar (Portland Transport)
  • High School Students Create New Walking Tour of SF (ABC7)
  • Sac Bee: "The Fixie Is In"


BART Will Study Second Transbay Tube, West Side Extension

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

BART Board to Appoint Police Oversight Committee (SF Gate) State Lawmakers Rush to Raid Public Transit Fund Thwarts Will of Voters (LAT) Anger Mounts Over Governor’s Plan to Exempt Highway Projects from CEQA (LAT) Beyond Chron: Stimulus Must Include Money for Mass Transit  Republicans Oppose Stimulus Money for Bicycle Paths (BCT via Streetsblog Network) Infrastructure […]