Caltrans: Bay Bridge repairs could cost $10 million [ABC7] (second item)[Chron][Ex][CBS5][CBS5][Chron]

“Malcolm Heinicke, who sits on the SFMTA Board of Directors, called the plan nearly meaningless.”
SF Transit Director Wants Future Muni Travel Times Cut In Half [KCBS]

“we can be absolutely certain that the formidable army, respectable showing, or irrelevant minority that is the San Francisco biking community has an indisputably beneficial, disastrous, or totally inconsequential impact on the city.”
Head Count: How Little We Know About the Mysterious Bikers in Our Midst! [Weekly]

“We crunched some numbers from the graphs and found that the 1-California and L-Taraval have some of the biggest income gaps along Muni lines.”
Income Inequality Along Muni and BART Lines [Muni Diaries]

“Around 20 residents from San Francisco’s Bayview neighborhood lined up at the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency board meeting May 7 to voice complaints that all too often, the T-Third light rail transit vehicles leave passengers stranded on train platforms, taking rail cars out of service before the end of the line and leaving riders to wait for the next arrival.”
T-Third passengers unhappy about train service disruptions [SFBG]

“Dave Snyder, a member of the board of directors, said an annual inflationary toll increase should be considered. The district recently approved similar annual fare increases for its ferry and bus systems.”
Golden Gate Bridge district to consider toll increases to help offset budget shortfalls [Ex]

“Still to come are barriers to further separate the bike lanes from automobile traffic, as well as corner bulbouts and neighborhood greening along the route. “
Voilà: Oak Street Gets a Bike Lane [Haighteration]

the author

Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at

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