BART's draft surveillance policy. its interesting as it details all the parts of where and how BART records its customers. I believe they should have a release within a week of police footage when there has been a shooting. But that may have to come from the state. I guess they're going to deploy CCTVs too to show people how they're being watched. And BART is buying 425 more new BART train cars
BART is going to contract with Braintree so they can process credit cards in the morning when they have to open at 5am, since before that the stations will be closed. This would allow people to pay for parking by credit card
East Bay BRT is kinda coming along
The results of transportation based bills in the state legislature. SF might be getting its TNC tax! And TNC now are paying a state tax to support accessible mobility
AC Transit is getting so greedy
Upcoming transbay and local AC Transit changes.
AC Transit setting the standard high! first Fuel Cell Electric 60 foot bus built in the US coming soon.
AC Transit results. Joel won again... I'm impressed that Jones got that close
December BRT progress report
Thats pretty cool AC Transit and BART working together to get bathrooms for the drivers
Homelessness and supportive housing department presentation
At least the BRT has finally started building again going 30%! Its been at 22% since the summer. Apparently a BRT street project takes as long as a subway construction in San Francisco
The strategic plan progress report from SFMTA. apparently the farebox ratio is going down, probably a result from ridership falling and their on-time performance slightly falling.
SFMTA is looking into updating the train control system.
MUNI improvement plan. basically what you would expect.
SFMTA legislative goals for the 2019 year
The schedule for the Capital Improvement going on with SFMTA. They look like they're not accomplishing much but really theres a lot happening in the next 5 years.
Full descriptions for all the SFMTA capital improvement projects
Vision Zero seems to not be a blazing success. It probably has deterred 100s of collisions but to say that it has declined the injuries is a bit much unfortunately.
Caltrain appears to be beating the odds and actually mildly increasing ridership...
So far Caltrain doesn't appear to be getting far behind for the electrification project.
Still working on what a fare policy could be. They seem to be overthinking it.
MTC Legislative results from 2018
Cool breakdown of trasnportation/housing related legislation that happened and will likely
MTC has determined that the R2 money to make a muni to BART esculator or stairwell is infeasible so they're going to use the money to add an elevator and renovate an elevator.
Seamless bay area interview kit to guide the hiring of the next MTC director.
SF Transit riders recommending that MTC use the seamless bay area interview kit
Kinda funny MTC and ABAG are still trying to figure out a how to join together their staff. Now they have a schedule.
So this is interesting they've completed a pilot for attempting automated HOV lane passenger detection... it doesn't appear very satisfactory. 5-6% was false postives - cases where they had enough people to qualify but the system got it wrong.
Building a Park and Ride in Albany under the 880 which sounds cool.
Adding bike lanes to the richmond-san rafael bridge
Bay Area election propositions that may have results effect transportation and housing.
Looks like BATA is planning to move toward Automated tolling. kinda seems as if its not worth changing over.
Update on RM2 projects a lot seems to have gotten done with the money, even if not everything is as promised.
Results from MTC RM2 sponsorship of routes, most are meeting their standard some aren't and look like they may never.
Triennial Public Transportation performance audit of particular agencies. most are doing worst but some have figured out how to at least stabilize ridership
MTC paying off the CAlifornia Highway Patrol to do their job. This is a confusing world
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