Today’s Headlines

  • CBS5 Raises Questions About Police Costs for Critical Mass (Eye on Blogs)
  • CHSRB Responds to Palo Alto Vice Mayor’s Call for Abolishment of High-Speed Rail Commish
  • BART Moves Ahead with 20-Year Plan to Upgrade Aging Trains (SF Examiner)
  • Professor Questions Whether Bay Area Toll Lanes Will Make Money (East Bay Express)
  • LA Metrolink Agrees to Pay Former Spokesperson $135,000 (LAT)
  • Bike Portland: "Local High School Does Bike Parking Right" 
  • Strange Bus Stops from Around the World (Toxel)
  • House Dems Agree to Subsidize Car Purchases in Climate Bill (WSJ, NYT)
  • CNN Senior Producer Will Become Ray LaHood’s Press Secretary (WaPo
  • Planning Transportation in Abu Dhabi (TOW via


Cyclist Pepper Sprayed by Motorist

Danica Helb, a 35-year-old scientist and researcher at the University of California in San Francisco, was riding her bike on 16th Street Tuesday afternoon from her lab at San Francisco General Hospital to her office in Mission Bay, something she’s done three times a week for the past six years. Between Mississippi and Owens, the […]

Proposed East Bay Bike-Share Sites Announced

Note: This story has been corrected since it was originally posted. Thank you to sharp-eyed readers. Bay Area Bike Share released a map of proposed sites for bike-share stations in the East Bay today. Proposed sites for expansion into San Francisco and San Jose have already been released, but these are the first ones for […]