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?"

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Roger Rudick Is the New Editor of Streetsblog SF

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Thanks for your patience, Bay Area readers. The blog posts will soon be flowing like you’ve come to expect, because after a competitive search, we’re pleased to announce that Roger Rudick is the new editor of Streetsblog San Francisco. Roger is an experienced transportation journalist and activist who’s impressed us with his deep understanding of […]

SFMTA: Church Street Colored Transit Lanes Coming This Weekend

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After months of apparent weather delays, the SF Muncipal Transportation Agency said today that it will implement red-colored transit-only lanes on Church Street between Duboce Avenue and 16th Street this Saturday and Sunday. The project, a pilot in the Muni Transit Effectiveness Project, is expected to reduce delays on Muni’s J-Church and 22-Fillmore lines by […]

Will Caltrans Get On Board With a Contraflow Bus Lane on the Bay Bridge?

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The proposal to improve transbay transit with a contraflow bus lane on the Bay Bridge is gaining traction, as the SF Chronicle reported yesterday. The idea has been pushed by proponents at SPUR, AC Transit, and some BART board members for years as a relatively quick and inexpensive solution to move more people between SF and the East Bay. BART is already […]