Op-ed: Consolidate the Bay Area’s Transit Agencies

Legislators considering allocating funding are right to be asking for a plan for financial sustainability and ridership growth. It is also reasonable to question whether Bay Area transit, which is delivered by 27 transit independent operators with no requirements for coordination, is optimally structured to deliver the best possible, most efficient service to the public in the near- and long-term.

Today’s Headlines

More on transit’s pleas for funding (Mercury News, SF Gate) Some just blame BART (CalMatters) What a BART failure would look like (ABC7) Great: New York Times Magazine has an issue telling us all about California Including this tale of housing, parking, and protest in Berkeley (New York Times Magazine) Passenger rail service through San […]