Today’s Headlines

  • Sunday Streets Will Expand to Six Sundays in 2009; Dates Announced (SF Examiner)
  • Muni Reports 3.5 Percent Increase in On-Time Performance (SF Gate)
  • Lawsuit Questions Funding Swap in BART Warm Springs Extension (Transbay Blog)
  • Woman Killed in San Jose Hit-and-Run Identified (CBS5)
  • East Bay Legislator Introduces Bill to Increase Bike Capacity on Buses (Cyclelicio.us)
  • Santa Rosa City Bus Announces New Online Planner (Santa Rosa City Bus)
  • LaHood: Raising Gas Tax Is Off the Table (WSJ)
  • Car Sales Still Plummeting (LA Daily News)
  • A Graphic Illustration of the Need to Price On-Street Parking (Urban Transport via Streetsblog.net)

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A Transit Education in Santa Rosa

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Introducing students to the awesomeness of bus travel. (Photo: Santa Rosa CityBus) I started riding the public bus to get to school in New York City when I was about nine or ten years old. It was a trip that took half an hour or so each way, including a walk of several blocks from […]

The Challenges in Getting Transit Funded

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One of the most unusual members of the Streetsblog Network is the Santa Rosa CityBus blog, written by staffers from the municipal bus system in that Northern California city and "intended to highlight for the public some of the activities, efforts and challenges of operating a bus system in a mid-size California city." It’s a […]

Today’s Headlines

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MTA Board Approves Budget But Weakens Parking Enforcement Proposals (Beyond Chron) It Means Fares Will Rise to $2 in July and Eight Bus Lines Will Be Eliminated (SF Gate, SF Examiner) Unannounced Turnarounds on the N-Judah Line (N-Judah Chronicles) Young Santa Rosa Man Killed by Driver While Walking in Crosswalk (Press Democrat) Pedestrian "Seriously Hurt" […]

Today’s Headlines

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Police Brace for More Protests in Oakland Today Over BART Shooting (Merc, KTVU, Beyond Chron) VTA Set to Approve Funding for BART Project Today (VTA Watch) Study: Public Transit Riders Save an Average of $8,368 A Year by Not Driving (SF Examiner) Muni Catching A Lot More Fare Evaders (SF Gate) N-Judah Chronicles: 2009 "May […]

Today’s Headlines

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It’s Election Day (SF Appeal, SF Gate, SFist) L.A. Road Rage Doc Convicted of Assault on Bicyclists (LAT, VeloNews, Streetsblog LA) Bicyclist Struck and Killed by AC Transit Bus Driver in Hayward (BCN via ABC7) Driver Arrested on Assault Charges After Nearly Hitting a Parking Officer (Press Democrat) Budget Update on Today’s MTA Board Agenda; […]