Today’s Headlines

  • BART Will Join Translink Later This Summer (SF Gate)
  • Booming Bicycle Traffic to Sausalito Has Some Residents Upset (SF Gate)
  • Survey Says Californians Willing to Limit Flights for High Speed Rail (Examiner)
  • 511.org Offers Up to $100 for Driving in HOV Lanes (CC Times)
  • Contra Costa Times Looks at Mileage Tax Debate
  • ‘Back Seat Driver’ Mulls Variable HOV Times and Idaho Stops for Cyclists (SacBee)
  • Several States Widening Highways With Stim Funds, Despite Obama’s Anti-Sprawl Rhetoric (NYT)
  • Nation’s Transit Systems Still in Crisis (WSJ)
  • US DOT Secretary LaHood Discusses Livable Communities on His Fast Lane Blog

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Today’s Headlines

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SF Legislators Introduce BART Police Oversight Bill (SFBG, SF Citizen) Meantime, BART Board Delays Talk on Service Cuts; Gets Earful on Shooting (Coco Times, SF Gate) Obama Vows Action on Green Economy (ENS) But He Needs a Better High Speed Rail Commitment (New Republic via CHSRB) California’s High Speed Rail Authority Running Out of Money […]

Feds on New Miami HOT Lanes: Good for Transit

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Miami’s conversion of HOV lane space to new high-occupancy toll (HOT) lanes as part of the federal Urban Partnership program, which also prompted New York City’s congestion pricing push, is cutting travel times for local transit and boosting use — but overall bus ridership in the corridor has stayed static, according to a new report […]

Today’s Headlines

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More on San Francisco’s First Raised Bike Lane on Market Street (CityLab, Exam, SFBC, Kron4) SF City Report Recommends Automated Cameras to Enforce Speed Limits (SF Gate) CEQA Lawsuit Against Private Employer Buses Begins Today (Exam) MuniMobile Smartphone Payment App Now Available (Akit, SFist) Status of Current San Francisco Subway Projects (Muniverse) Caltrain Replaces Tilton Avenue Bridge in San Mateo, First of […]

Today’s Headlines

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Did Obama Team, Democrats Make Deal to Trim Stimulus Money for Public Transit? (Grist) Mayors Worried Stimulus Money Won’t Reach Cities (Reuters) State Controller says Special Election May Be Needed to Break Budget Impasse (SF Gate) Debate Continues Over Schwarzenegger Proposal to Gut CEQA (Merc) Federal Judge Blocks Oil and Gas Leases Near National Parks […]