Happy Independence Day!

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Just a quick note to wish all of Streetsblog’s readers and supporters a very enjoyable Fourth of July holiday. Barring any breaking news, Streetsblog San Francisco will be taking a publishing hiatus on the 5th and 6th, returning in full swing on Monday, July 9.

Again, have a great holiday and thanks for your support!

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Parking Madness: St. Louis vs. Kansas City

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It’s an intra-Missouri battle today in the fourth match-up of Parking Madness, Streetsblog’s annual hunt for the worst parking craters in North America. Which rival will advance to the round of eight — and a chance at the coveted “Golden Crater” — Kansas City or St. Louis? First up, the city they call KCMO: The red […]

A Happy and Safe New Year from Streetsblog San Francisco

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Streetsblog San Francisco will be off for the holidays tomorrow and Friday. We wish you a safe and happy New Year’s celebration. Get in a good walk or bike ride with that time off! On Monday, January 4, Streetsblog will be back in full swing. We’ll continue our coverage of Bike Yield, WalkSF, Muni, Caltrain, […]

Starting in 2012, Aaron Bialick Will Be Steering Streetsblog SF

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After receiving applications from many fine journalists, I’m pleased to announce that OpenPlans is hiring a new editor to manage Streetsblog San Francisco. Aaron Bialick will be taking the reins full-time starting on January 3, 2012. Aaron learned the journalism trade at the side of Streetsblog SF founding editor Bryan Goebel. Following Bryan’s departure, Aaron […]

A Farewell to Elana Schor, and a Note About Our National Coverage

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As regular readers of the Capitol Hill blog already know, yesterday marked Elana Schor’s last day covering the national transportation policy beat for Streetsblog. On behalf of the Streetsblog staff in New York, San Francisco, and Los Angeles, as well as the Streetsblog Network, I’d like to share my appreciation for Elana’s work over the […]

Advocates Rebuff Merchant’s Absurd Argument Against East Bay BRT

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In an op-ed in the Oakland Tribune yesterday, local business owner Randy Reed laid down a whopping piece of misinformation: For businesses, he wrote, enhancing East Bay transportation options with Bus Rapid Transit will be no different than when construction removes all of the car parking on a street. Reed, who led the charge in killing the Telegraph Avenue […]

Streetsblog Launches “Bay Area Transit” Blog on SF Gate

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I know some of you probably thought this was a late April Fool’s Day post when you saw that headline, but we’re indeed launching a blog on the San Francisco Chronicle’s website, sfgate.com. The new Bay Area Transit blog is a coordinated effort between Streetsblog San Francisco and the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, with more […]