Today’s Headlines

  • 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 on Geary Boulevard BRT (SF Examiner)
  • Double-Fine Zone on 19th Avenue Appears to Have Reduced Crashes (SF Examiner)
  • Matier & Ross: "More Bicycle Crashes on Golden Gate Bridge"
  • Sacramento Kicks Off "May Is Bike Month" Campaign (Sac Bee)
  • Tango Gives PUMA a Run for Its Money (RT Rider via Streetsblog.net)

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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) […]

Transit Riders Union Plots Solution to Muni Cuts, Forms Advisory Board

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Muni riders board an already-packed shuttle during Thursday’s Metro shutdown. Photo: Matt Baume Muni may be having trouble acquiring cash these days, but there’s one thing that’s never in short supply for the transit agency: advice. Among the many organizations pressuring Muni to resist service cuts, the newly formed San Francisco Transit Riders Union (SFTRU) […]

Today’s Headlines

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Board of Supes Votes Not to Reject Muni Budget After All (SF Gate, SF Examiner, SFBG, SF Appeal) Paul Hogarth’s Take on Beyond Chron: "Fear of Newsom Petulance Causes Bad Muni Budget" Muni Metro to Get New Fare Gates (SF Gate)  "Safe Streets" Bill Dies in State Legislature (Streetsblog LA) Gearing up for Bike to […]