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This has a lot of the BART interested legislative bills. Most of them are actually from SF Assemblymember David Chui in regards to homelessness.(Apparently thats a focus of his hehe). Which is more interesting that BART has to take such a focus on homelessness. I wouldn't be surprised if they asked to start watching SF supervisor bills.
18-102
Consider authorizing the General Manager to negotiate and execute funding agreements with the City of...
At least the City of Alameda knows how to support more transit. They're getting their route 19
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Reconsider the implementation of previously adopted Youth, Senior and Disabled pass prices; and consider...
They're increasing the fare on AC Transit again. essential they want everyone in the bay area to reach that 2.50 mark. Its rather burdensome. Of course Sacramento RT is to blame for initially making it that high
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Consider receiving the Monthly Construction Progress Report for the Bus Rapid Transit Project
East Bay BRT construction seems to be going really slowly
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A much simpler to read legislative report from AC Transit. Apparently FTA is getting a lot more funding despite our President's threat to veto it. So thankful that the president doesn't have line-item veto power. I think one of the unfortunate parts of SFMTA is because the board is not made up politicians they can't really go to DC and represent SFMTA like AC Transit and BART does. And the Supervisor see their job as to keep SFMTA in check but not aggressively advocate for it. I guess FRA is looking into railroad automation. And it looks like SB 1 repeal is getting to the ballot. All I can hope is the vote turn out against San Diego and their weird obsession with SB 1.
Electric Mobility Strategy Presentation PDF
4-20-18 Item 6 PAG Electric Mobility Strategy
Electric mobility strategy for everything. Cars and truck make of 91% of the emissions. wow. muni apparently is only 2%. Although I wish it also included WETA and presidego in there.
Slide Presentation PDF
4-25-18 EMSC Item 8 Pilot Scooter Share Program Permit
They came up with that scooter permit system fast. If only SFMTA always worked that fast.
Slide Presentation PDF
5-1-18 MTAB Item 12 Revisions to the Candlestick Point Hunters Point Shipyard Plan
Yeah Hunters point might actually end being a place to go one day. You can definitely see with all the transportation options they're focused on ensuring that its feasible for prospective residents to not feel trapped and isolated from the rest of SF.
SFMTA is taking over part of mission st 24/7 for the Transbay Terminal. Its finally happening! I can't wait.
18-0184 8a Leg 3b SB957 CAV Oppose.pdf
Senate Bill 957 (Lara): High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Lanes- Clean Air Vehicle Access for Low-Income Registered...
I don't know how to feel about this. I want more clean air vehicles but they should have a limit to using the HOV lanes, which are so abused as is.
MTC April Legislative review. probably the best one if you want a quick look into what is going on in the state legislature. I think it might be a bit larger now that MTC is merging with ABAG and seeming looking at everything in regards to housing and transportation.

Articles

Events to shape the mobility future – Three Revolutions; Optimized Highways
Green Caltrain

Three Revolutions:  Automated, Shared, Electric – Shaping a better future On Thursday, April 19th, at 6:30pm in San Carlos, come hear Professor Dan Sperling of UC Davis share insights from...

Why Does Ridership Rise or Fall? Lessons from Canada
Human Transit

by Christopher Yuen With only a handful of exceptions, transit ridership has stagnated or been falling throughout the US in 2017.  The causes of this slump have been unclear but some theories...

BART TOD bill advances, broader transit-rich housing bill halted in committee
Green Caltrain

This week, the hotly-debated SB-827, which would have increased zoning for housing near transit around the state, was voted down in committee, as you may well have seen in the news. Meanwhile, the...

Advocacy Group Fights to Put the Transit Customer First
Muni Streetsblog San Francisco

Note: Metropolitan Shuttle, a leader in bus shuttle rentals, regularly sponsors coverage on Streetsblog San Francisco and Streetsblog Los Angeles. Unless noted in the...

Evolving policy to keep up with disruptive technologies: Three Revolutions wrap-up
Green Caltrain

A world with autonomous vehicles could be a heaven with safer streets for walking and bicycling, and convenient lower-cost mobility accessible to all – but only if policies keep up, according...

San Francisco Downtown Extension – Pennsylvania alignment recommended, more information late May
Green Caltrain

The San Francisco Chronicle published a story revealing San Francisco’s staff recommendation for an extended mile of tunnel connecting the Caltrain/High Speed Rail tracks to the Salesforce/Transbay...

Ride the Vote: June 5, 2018
Stories by San Francisco Transit Riders on Medium

Check out our official Transit Riders’ Voter Guide (and vote!)Know Where Your Candidates Stand On TransitWe asked candidates their thoughts on some of the many urgent transit issues...

What is “Development Oriented Transit”?
Human Transit

Chuck Marohn of the excellent organization Strong Towns doesn’t like transit-oriented development (TOD), and instead recommends “development-oriented transit” (DOT?) in...

Good funding news; a 4/30 events on spending the funds wisely
Green Caltrain

Good news: funds from California’s Cap and Trade program and SB1 gas taxes have been allocated to: Caltrain full electrification ($164 Million) 101 Managed Lanes ($253.2 million) along with...