Today’s Headlines

  • MTC Committee Could Slash Stim Funds Today for Muni, AC Transit (Beyond Chron)
  • President Obama: The Days of Building Sprawl Are Over (Veritas et Venustas)
  • But the Days of Widening Highways Aren’t (VTA Watch)
  • SF Parks Dept. Will Install 2,000 Parking Meters (SF Gate)
  • Driver Stabs Off-Duty SF Bicycle Cop After "Traffic Altercation"(KTVU)
  • Activists Demand Charges Against BART Police Officers (ABC7, Bay City News)
  • L.A.’s Transit TV Files for Bankruptcy (LAT)
  • PG&E’s "Smart" Streetlights Get a Test Run in SF (NYT)
  • Streetscape Plan Would Enliven Saratoga Village (Merc)
  • How We Drive: "When Is a Stop Sign Not a Stop Sign?"


Tomorrow: Hearing on Traffic Signals to Speed Muni on Haight, McAllister

On the agenda [PDF] for tomorrow’s SFMTA public engineering hearing are proposals to speed up Muni lines with transit-priority traffic signals and bus bulb-outs along Haight and McAllister Streets. These types of changes are central to the Muni Transit Effectiveness Project, but some residents have voiced concerns about replacing stop signs with traffic signals and […]

This Week: Election, SFMTA Workshops, Vision Zero Rally

Tomorrow is election day, so get out and cast your vote on measures like Prop L, the bid from Sean Parker and the Republican Party to enshrine 20th-century car-centric policies in SF. The SFMTA will also hold three open houses on proposed transportation improvements this week — two on Muni’s 5 and 28 routes, and […]

This Week: BART and Muni Talk Bikes and Trains

The SFMTA Board and a BART task force will each discuss plans to experiment with removing prohibitions on bike access this week. On Tuesday, Human Transit author Jarrett Walker discusses quality public transportation at SPUR, and the SF Bike Coalition holds its 20th annual Golden Wheel Awards. The SF Planning Department will also present final plans for streetscape […]

Today’s Headlines

Muni Metro Double Berthing Gets Green Light From CPUC to Launch as Early as May (SF Examiner) Disability Advocates Protest Muni Proposal to Re-Route 33-Stanyan From SF General Hospital (Tecolote) SPUR: Muni’s New, More Legible Map Helps Create a More Seamless Transit System Walk to Work Day: City Officials, Advocates Gather Again to Mark Progress on […]

Today’s Headlines

SFBC Issues Endorsements for Local Candidates in November Election ( Mission Loc@l Profiles the Bike Coalition’s Valet Parking Crew, Who Park 10,000 Bikes a Year SF Seeks $52k in Legal Fees from Rob Anderson’s Coalition for Adequate Review (SF Examiner) SFMTA Will Install Speed Radar Signs on Masonic Avenue (BIKE NOPA) Young Driver Hits, Injures […]