Today’s Headlines

  • Supervisor John Avalos Takes the Lead on the Muni Budget (Beyond Chron
  • SF Examiner: "Higher Muni Fare Evasion Fines Pitched"
  • Sizing Up Muni at Bay to Breakers (SF Appeal)
  • BART Director Fang Insists Phone Card Will Prove Translink Obsolete (Matier & Ross
  • Independent Auditor Would Investigate Civilian Complaints Against BART Police (SF Gate)
  • Examiner Editorial Blasts BART For Absenteeism Excuse Over Dirty Trains (SF Examiner)
  • Recession, Rising Costs Could Delay SMART Trains (Marin IJ)
  • SFBG: "Why Are Bike Riders Still Treated As Second-Class Citizens?"
  • Portland’s Bike Traffic Jams (The Oregonian)
  • Designing Streets for Cars Doesn’t Help the Elderly and Disabled (Cap’n Transit via Streetsblog.net)
  • George Will Goes Off on Ray LaHood for Promoting Transportation Choices (Newsweek)

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BART Shooting Investigation Centers on Video; Claim Filed by Victim’s Family (SF Gate, Merc) SFBG Editorial: Structure of BART Police Force Recipe for Disaster And More Coverage Today of BART’s Plan to Trim Evening Service (SF Gate, Coco Times) Transit Agencies Still Seeking Aid from Government Nationwide (Pro Publica) Peskin Calls for Special Election, Tax […]

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Advocates Succeed in Stopping Ferry Building Plaza Parking Proposal (SF Examiner) Pedestrian Killed by Driver Fleeing North Beach Shooting Scene (KTVU, SF Appeal)  SF Bicyclist Run Down and Robbed in Hit-and-Run near Glen Park BART (SF Exam via SF Appeal) BIKE NOPA: SFPD Vows More Monitoring of Illegal Red Light Turns at Fell/Masonic  Muni says […]

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BART Board to Appoint Police Oversight Committee (SF Gate) State Lawmakers Rush to Raid Public Transit Fund Thwarts Will of Voters (LAT) Anger Mounts Over Governor’s Plan to Exempt Highway Projects from CEQA (LAT) Beyond Chron: Stimulus Must Include Money for Mass Transit  Republicans Oppose Stimulus Money for Bicycle Paths (BCT via Streetsblog Network) Infrastructure […]

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Shooting Prompts New Call for Civilian Oversight of BART Police (SFBG, SFGate) Meantime, BART Considers Curtailing Some Evening Service (SF Examiner) And Has Gotten Rid of its "Rude Rider Hall of Shame" (Akit’s Complaint via SFist) Muni’s On-Time Performance Still Lagging (SF Examiner) Muni Diaries: "Putting the 20 Questions Ball in Charge of TEP" Schwarzenegger […]

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Muni Single-Ride Fares Likely to Rise in July Instead of September (SF Examiner) BOS Prez David Chiu Introduces Legislation to Reject MTA Budget (SF Gate) Marin IJ: "Sausalito Takes Steps to Ease Bicycle Crunch" Proposal Would Allow SF’s Street Fairs to Charge Admission (SF Examiner) NY DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Kahn in Toronto for Speeches, Meetings […]

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