Today’s Headlines

  • Muni Ridership Up Over 200 Percent for World Series Games (CityInsider)
  • More on Supe Avalos’ Proposed Permits, Fees for Private Shuttles Using Muni Stops (SFGate)
  • SFExam: Free Muni for Youth Plan is Best Use of One-Time MTC Funds
  • SFPD Officers Allegedly Beat, Jail Well-Known Cyclist for Attempting to Observe Arrest (Uptown Almanac)
  • Bay Bridge Construction Reaches Final Major Milestone (CBS)
  • Redwood City’s Farm Hill Blvd. Road Diet Gets Mixed Response at Council Meeting (PeninsulaTranspo)
  • Concord Bringing Free Shuttle Back to Monument Corridor After 3-Year Hiatus (CoCoTimes)
  • Oakland’s 5-Minute Parking Meter Grace Period Policy May Go Permanent (CoCoTimes)
  • New Bike/Ped Undercrossing of I-580 Links Dublin and Pleasanton (CoCoTimes)
  • Roadshow: Metering Lights to Help Smooth Congestion on I-80, I-280
  • Megabus Testing Return of Service Between SF to LA (Cyclelicious)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

We’ll be on a light publishing schedule today.


Today’s Headlines

Merc: "VTA is in Dire Straights, Yet Has Major Expansion Plans"  Bay Area Cities Protest State Raids on Transit and Local Funds (San Mateo Daily Journal) SFBG: "Muni Layoffs Don’t Make Sense"  SamTrans Bus Driver Arrested for Allegedly Driving Drunk (San Mateo County Times) Doyle Drive Off-Ramp Closure "Goes Smoothly" (SF Gate)  Brighter LED Lights […]

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