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A battle that has been simmering for years finally exploded into the open today in San Francisco, where protestors blocked one of Google’s private buses that carries workers from their homes in the Mission to Google HQ in Mountain View. Protestors charged that Google was contributing to a two-tier transportation system in the Bay Area, […]

Dec 9th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

This map, originally put together by @mistersketchee, imagines the BART system if it had the same amount of routes and trains as the New York City subway: That’s three or four Transbay Tubes, along with a crossing of the Golden Gate, and significant new coverage in San Francisco, the East Bay, and more. I’m sure […]

Jul 7th, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

It’s Super Bowl Sunday and a California team, the San Francisco 49ers, is playing for the championship. The 49ers are in the process of moving from their longtime home at Candlestick Park in San Francisco to Santa Clara, where a new stadium is under construction at a site that is somewhat transit-friendly. The stadium will […]

Feb 3rd, 2013 | Filed under Uncategorized

I saw Matt Yglesias’s post on Los Angeles’s transit expansion get passed around a lot online yesterday. It seems as if everybody’s writing their “omg LA is building huge amounts of transit!” post, and that’s great, it helps sustain momentum for more rail and shifts the view of LA away from being car-dependent. Maybe that […]

Sep 18th, 2012 | Filed under Uncategorized