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.
Between 42,000 crash deaths a year and rising tailpipe emissions that are swiftly killing the planet, America's long love affair with the privately-owned car hasn't exactly been a healthy relationship. Now, one micromobility company is sending a message to riders that it's time to break up — even if their cities aren't perfectly ridable yet.
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 […]
LA Metro ponders tolling the freeways (LA Times) Muni could start cutting bus routes (SF Chronicle) US cities are failing women bicyclists (Bloomberg) Inclusive, gender-expansive group rides support all kinds of riders (Los Angeles Public Press) Police departments are illegally sharing license plate data with other states, group charges (SF Chronicle, Sacramento Bee) Berkeley gets […]
La Sombrita pile-on ignores an important story about women and transit (LA Times) A defense of La Sombrita (Bloomberg) Bay Area leaders push their Assembly rep hard over transit funding (SF Standard) BART rethinks its service schedule (NY Times) Americans don’t walk. Are we lazy or is it too dangerous? (Big Think) “Too complex, not […]