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HEADLINES FOR SEPTEMBER 19, 2014

Roadshow: Watch out for wrong-way drivers at night
San Jose Mercury News

BART plans late night bus service to carry passengers after trains stop
Contra Costa Times

SMART survey indicates strong interest in train service
Marin Independent Journal

Night closures of Highway 37 start Friday
Napa Valley Register

SFMTA board approves contract for Mission Bay loop project
San Francisco Examiner

Poll: 68 percent want more transit spending
The Hill

Trading Parking Lots for Affordable Housing
New York Times

Headlines for September 18, 2014

Mother whose daughter was killed urges more rail safety
San Francisco Chronicle $

Roadshow: Montague-880 backup is latest commuter headache
San Jose Mercury News

Editorial: Crash on Mill Valley's busy path highlights need for safety
Marin Independent Journal

Jerry Brown signs ride-sharing insurance bill
Sacramento Bee $

Viewpoints: Cities need a new, improved redevelopment tool
Sacramento Bee $

SFMTA board approves contract for Mission Bay loop project
San Francisco Examiner

Impossible Light
KQED

HEADLINES FOR SEPTEMBER 17, 2014

Mayor Lee rides crowded Muni train downtown with the masses
San Francisco Chronicle $

Ride services decimate S.F. taxi industry's business
San Francisco Chronicle $

Testing the new buffer zone for bicyclists
San Jose Mercury News

Roadshow: How to complain about speeding delivery trucks
San Jose Mercury News

Bill aims to change red lights to green
U-T San Diego

Self-Driving Cars Now Need a Permit in California
ABC

Headlines for September 16, 2014

State says drivers must give bicyclists 3-foot safety cushion
San Francisco Chronicle $

49ers vow to improve postgame Levi's Stadium traffic, but caution it won't be easy
San Jose Mercury News

Roadshow: 15 cents a gallon does hurt, one driver argues
San Jose Mercury News

Golden Gate Bridge union calls one-day strike, no impact on commute
Marin Independent Journal

Marin Voice: Breaking through Marin's housing gridlock
Marin Independent Journal

Walters: If bicyclists want respect and safety, they should act like they deserve it
Sacramento Bee $

Report says SF taxis suffering greatly
San Francisco Examiner

Chicago transit system dysfunctional, 'depressing': international study
Chicago Tribune

Cupertino to Host Free Electric Vehicle Test-Drive Event
Gnomes

HEADLINES FOR SEPTEMBER 15, 2014

Roads, transit handle 49ers crowd relatively well
San Francisco Chronicle $

S.F. weighs campaign to keep cars from clogging intersections
San Francisco Chronicle $

Three-foot separation rule to protect cyclists goes into place in Marin, state
Marin Independent Journal

Viewpoints: Campaign against gas tax is foolhardy
Sacramento Bee $

National association may help Bay Area Bike Share
San Francisco Examiner

HEADLINES FOR SEPTEMBER 14, 2014

Roadshow: Bicyclists plead their case
San Jose Mercury News

Roadshow: 'Mr. Bikeshow' under siege for 'bias' toward bicyclists
San Jose Mercury News

Commuters can have a say on BART service
San Francisco Examiner

Caltrain begins collecting public feedback on modernizing car interiors
San Francisco Examiner

HEADLINES FOR SEPTEMBER 13, 2014

John Foran, longtime California legislator, dies
San Francisco Chronicle $

Daniel Borenstein: Long-overdue 3-foot passing law requires cyclists, motorists hold their fire
Contra Costa Times

SMART loses bid for money to get train to Larkspur
Marin Independent Journal

Dick Spotswood: Keeping SMART stations 'bare bones' is wise move
Marin Independent Journal

Longtime California legislator John Foran dies
Sacramento Bee $

BayMobile Goes the Extra Mile to Schools
Sys-con

Caltrans: Major construction completed for Highway 12 Jameson Canyon widening project
Vallejo Times Herald

Additional TIGER grants announced in six states and District of Columbia
RT&S

HEADLINES FOR SEPTEMBER 12, 2014

Report: Bay Area's poor roads cost drivers big
San Francisco Chronicle $

BART directors pledge to improve rocky relations with workers
San Francisco Chronicle $

Bad roads, congested commutes cost state drivers $44 billion a year, report says
San Jose Mercury News

Roadshow: BART doors are not like elevators -- they will close on you
San Jose Mercury News

BART finds flaws in 23 metal wheels on 20 train cars
Contra Costa Times

Sonoma County's bike lockers a benefit or boondoggle?
Santa Rosa Press Democrat

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