Last Thursday, the Metro Board approved development guidelines for a pair of large, vacant Metro-owned lots at Cesar Chavez and Fickett. The guidelines lay out community aspirations for the site and ask that a developer interested submitting a proposal for a project there be cognizant of the community’s history and current conditions, that any retail […]
This week we’re joined by Yonah Freemark, author of the Transport Politic and Streetsblog’s new series Getting Transit Right. Yonah and I predict what's in store for transit in the next 12 months and break down the results of last year’s transit predictions.
Acting on the behest of Congressional Republicans opposed to high-speed rail, earlier this month Transportation Secretary Chao delayed a $647 million grant for Caltrain electrification, throwing its future in doubt. It looks like Republicans in other states were watching and learning.
The electrification of commuter rail service between San Jose and San Francisco was all but ready to begin construction when Donald Trump's transportation secretary, Elaine Chao, pulled the rug out from under the project earlier this month. Local officials are trying to adjust on the fly to salvage the project.
Don't miss 626 Golden Streets this Sunday, plus L.A. Walks March 4th and lots more election-related events!
Governor Jerry Brown responded to President Trump's call for a list of infrastructure priorities with a list of highway expansions, with a dollop of transit and one urgent waterway.