Today’s Headlines

  • Cyclist Remains Critical Following Hit-and-Run; Silver BMW Sought (Cyclelicio.us, KCBS, Merc)
  • Rampaging Hit-and-Run Driver Faces Fremont Murder Charge (SF Gate)
  • Supervisor Eric Mar Will Join Taxi Drivers To Protest MTA Medallion Plan (SFBG)
  • Can State DOTs Implement Obama’s High-Speed Rail Plan? (Trains for America via Streetsblog.net)
  • AVE Trains Having a "Profound Effect on Life" in Spain (WSJ via CHSRB)
  • Muni Begins Posting Daily Service Reports (SF Gate
  • Seattle Light-Rail Service Will Start in July (Seattle PI)
  • Contractors Invited to MTC, BART Meeting on Oakland Airport Connector (KCBS)
  • Berkeley City Manager Corrects Chronicle Climate Action Plan Story (East Bay Express)
  • Rolling Stop Bill Comes to a Halt in Oregon Statehouse (Hard Drive)
  • The Impact of Bicyclists in U.S. Cities (Seattle PI via Planetizen)

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No Major Problems Saturday as Muni Rolls out Service Changes (SFGate) Mayor Newsom: Muni System Changes will Improve Efficiency (SF Examiner) Drop in Ridership Causing Financial Problems for BART (KCBS) More on Plan for Mid-Market Mall with 201-Space Parking Garage (SFGate) Victim Recovering from Hit-and-Run Crash in the Presidio (KCBS) Sheriff Recommends Charges Against School […]

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Gap Founder Abandons Plans for Presidio Museum (SF Gate, KCBS) Ray Lahood’s "Streetcar Pep Rally" in Portland, "the Transportation Capital" (Bike Portland) Lahood to Announce Las Vegas to Socal High-Speed Rail Corridor (Las Vegas Sun) Advocates Propose Chicago to St. Louis HSR Line (Progressive Railroading) WaPo: "Metro Failed to Detect Hazard" Before Deadly Crash Novato […]

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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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Mayor Ed Lee: “We’re Behind on Modern Transportation and It’s Embarrassing” (KCBS) Lee to Ditch Newsom’s SUV: “It’s Such a Big Piece of…” (City Insider) SFMTA CEO Nat Ford Tells City Insider He’s Not Going Anywhere Muni Derailments at Green Division Rail Yard Raise Serious Concerns (SF Examiner) Muni’s On-Time Performance Drops (City Insider, SF […]