Today’s Headlines

  • SFMTA Continues Negotiations to Lease Pagoda Palace for Central Subway Extraction (SF Exam)
  • Families of Victims in New Years Day Car Wreck Seek Funds for Funeral Costs (SF Weekly)
  • BART Pushing Its Limits to Relieve Crowding for Its Ballooning Ridership (SF Weekly)
  • BART Also Seismically Retrofitting the Transbay Tube — Beware of Late-Night Delays (ABC)
  • Driver Crashes Into Apartment Building at Potrero and 21st (Mission Local)
  • The Garage Owner’s Nemesis: The Sloppy Street Parker Who Drives Infrequently (SF Weekly)
  • SF Weekly Bike Columnist: “I Don’t Care About Lance Armstrong”
  • San Mateo County Health Dept. Wants Contractors to Help Promote Walking and Biking (Cyclelicious)
  • Under New State Law, Los Angeles Seeks EIR Exemption for Its Bike Plan (Streetsblog LA)
  • Amtrak Teams Up With CAHSRA to Buy Trains They Can Both Use (CBS)
  • Land Acquisition Underway for CA High-Speed Rail (Rail Journal)
  • The Wave of the Future: Big-City Mayors Tout Protected Bike Lanes as Economic Must-Haves (USAT)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

  • mikesonn

    If Pagoda option jumps through all the hoops, the building would be razed early to mid March.

  • Tony

    If it’s only leased, does that mean no station?

  • mikesonn

    No planning means no station. The lease is just an end to that. Once the lease is over, the owner plans to build a 16 unit luxury condo development with a Mexican restaurant.

    There is a chance in the next two years the city will begin to start talking about maybe having meetings about the possibility of a Phase 3 (North Beach station and extension).