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.


The Google Bus Ballyhoo is Back

At yesterday’s San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting, supervisors again discussed stopping Tech Shuttles from using Muni bus stops, and voted to instruct SFMTA to study sending them to special hubs instead. Under this plan, tech workers, it is hoped, would use Muni buses to connect to these hubs. The resolution was supported by board […]

The Bay Area Needs More Walkable Housing, Not Google Bus Bashing

The anger of the protestors who blockaded a Google bus in the Mission on Monday was very real and understandable. San Francisco residents, living in a highly sought-after city with a limited housing supply, are coping with a crisis of skyrocketing rents and evictions. Meanwhile, Muni riders increasingly find their stops blocked by private shuttles that appear […]