Today’s Headlines

  • New York Is Getting a Trial Car-Free Broadway. Why Can’t SF Do This? (Streetsblog)
  • Virgin’s Richard Branson Expresses an Interest in California’s HSR Line (CHSRB)
  • Who’s Competing for High-Speed Rail Grants? (Transport Politic via Streetsblog.net)
  • GM Nosedive Continues Unabated (NYT)
  • BART Board to Get Update on Shooting Investigation and Discuss Budget Cuts (ABC7, CBS5)
  • Boy Critically Injured in San Jose Hit-and-Run Crash Breathing on His Own (Merc)
  • Campbell Reconsidering Its Downtown Festivals (Merc)
  • LA, the Most Congested City in America (Streetsblog LA, Bottleneck Blog, LAist)

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Mayor Lee Threatens to Veto Bike Yield Law (SF Exam) Another Chronicle Op-Ed in Support of Bike Yield Law SFPD Searching for Cadilac Driver Who Hit Bicyclist Twice (SFist) Development Impact Fee Could Generate Millions for Muni (SF Exam) VTA Advisory Committee Recommends Against El Camino Real Bus Lanes (Merc) Governor Signs “Yellow Alert” Bill […]

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Low Expectations for High-Speed Rail at NYU Conference (Streetsblog NY) California HSR Bidding Could Begin in Late 2011 (Biz Journal via Infrastructurist)  LA Times: "A High-Speed Zip Across Europe by Train" Software Called "Fleet Focus" Will Track SF City Vehicle Usage (SF Examiner) Central Subway Construction Will Mean End of SOMA Gas Station (SF Examiner) […]

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Board of Supervisors "Poised to Reject" MTA Budget (KCBS) Will Muni Fare Hikes Really Raise New Revenue? (SFBG) Beyond Chron: "Muni Cuts Betray Promise of the Transit Effectiveness Project" Caltrain Board of Directors to Consider Fiscal Emergency, Higher Fares, Cuts (Merc) Downtown San Jose High-Speed Rail Would Benefit an A’s Stadium (Merc) SFCTA Study Released […]

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Governor’s Gas Tax Scheme a "Bait and Switch" Move to Avoid Funding Transit (Sac Bee) Merc: "What Will It Take to Fix Bay Area Transit Crisis?"  Mayor’s State of City Makes No Mention of Improving Muni’s On-Time Performance (SF Gate) Tentative Nod for Congestion-Based Toll Increases on Bay Area Bridges (SF Gate, Coco Times) "Where […]

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MTA Board Set to Vote on Budget Today (KCBS) AC Transit Looks to Cut Service by 15 Percent (Merc)  More on Peninsula Opposition to High-Speed Rail (SF Examiner) San Francisco’s "10 Greenest Buildings" (SF Gate)  More Housing Built in SF Last Year Than Any Year Since ’65 (SF Gate) San Mateo Downtown Plan Moving Forward […]

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State Budget Deal Would Eliminate Public Transit Funds (Cyclelicio.us, Transbay Blog) If Wall Street Gets Operating Funds Why Not Public Transit? (NYT) The Time is Now for High Speed Rail (HuffPo) BART Protesters Turn Out in Force at Board Meeting (ABC7) Planning Workshop on Palo Alto’s California Avenue Gets Heated (Merc) San Jose Boy Who […]