Today’s Headlines

  • Man Killed in Hit-n-Run Crash While Walking in the Bayview (SF Gate)
  • Activists Protest Unsafe Streets in Pune, India (World Streets via Streetsblog Network)
  • States Under Pressure to Make Quick Decisions on Stim Money Projects (AP)
  • Highway Expansions Aren’t Compatible With a Green Recovery (NPR)
  • Republicans "Cry Foul" Over High Speed Rail Funding (LAT)
  • WaPo: Senator Boxer Should Give Carbon Tax a Fair Hearing 
  • State Senate Still Trying to Pass a Budget (LAT)
  • New Housing Development Proposed on Former San Jose Railroad Route (Merc)
  • SF Planning Director Tours His Favorite Buildings in the City (SF Gate)
  • Amgen Tour Speeds Ahead Despite Rain and Thefts (Merc, SF Gate)
  • "Tour de Everyday" Ride Through Santa Cruz (IndyMedia

We’re taking the day off for the holiday and will resume a regular schedule tomorrow.

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Today’s Headlines

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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 […]

SFMTA to Push for Speed Camera Enforcement Through State Legislation

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The SFMTA wants to legalize life-saving speed enforcement cameras, and plans to campaign for a state law that would enable San Francisco to install them, the agency’s director of government affairs, Kate Breen, said today. California currently has no law to allow and regulate the use of speed enforcement cameras, though red-light enforcement cameras are allowed. Speed cameras […]

SFMTA Shows Off Vision Zero Upgrades, Promises Quicker Implementation

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Several top officials from state and national transportation agencies were in town today to see some of the SFMTA’s latest street safety measures. Meanwhile, local street safety advocates continue to push the SFMTA to pick up the pace on delivering pedestrian and bike safety infrastructure. At a City Hall committee hearing yesterday, SFMTA Sustainable Streets Director Tom […]

Street Parking in SF: Fees for Car-Share, Free for Car Owners

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With hundreds of on-street parking spaces around San Francisco set to become available for car-share vehicles, the SFMTA plans to charge companies monthly fees for the conversion of curbside spots that are normally free. So while companies like City Car-Share, Zipcar, and Getaround  — which offer services that make it easier for residents to go […]