This week, watch a movie about the mid-century dismantling of America’s public transit systems before speaking up for the future of Muni on Saturday. Here are the week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday: SFBC Phone Banking. Volunteer to phone bank with the SFBC: no cold calling, just simple reminders to friendly lapsed SFBC members […]
For the first time in four years, the AC Transit Board of Directors has voted to raise cash fares, beginning July 1st, to help offset a staggering $57 million deficit. It means the cost of adult bus fares will go up from $1.75 to $2.00. From the press release: In addition, the cost of adult […]
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, most in-person events have been canceled. Here is a list of (mostly) online/webinar events this week.
City Visions Radio will be debating the merits of the Central Subway project on their show tonight, asking whether the project is an innovation or a boondoggle. The Central Subway project, which links Chinatown with the Third Street light rail and the Caltrain terminal at 4th and King, has its detractors, though most of the […]
This week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar.
In just a matter of weeks, the Highway Trust Fund — the source of the vast majority of federal funding for transportation — will be broke, in the red, kaput. And national leaders are still squabbling about how to fix that. One proposal was to patch the budget gap by ending Saturday postal delivery and […]