Traffic consultants say San Francisco should reroute the Great Highway eastward (inland) from Ocean Beach's blowing sand, which continually causes lane closures and expensive clearing operations.
Click press release above for schedule changes that took effect January 22 on the 17 and 110 coastside bus lines, plus several other changes systemwide.
Don't miss the Devil's Slide tunnels exhibit at the Pacifica Coastside Museum (Little Brown Church) open Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Saturdays from 1 to 4 p.m. Thanks to our pal, tunnelista Mitch Reid, for sharing this news clipping from the Half Moon Bay Review, marking the 20th anniversary of the passage of Measure T:
Official complaint filed in June; still no action!
Caltrans violated the Endangered Species Act (ESA) in its proposal to widen Highway 1. The sin of omission! Now Caltrans may give up on the widening project altogether. See the news video at the CBS/KPIX link above.
The Coastside's first and only railroad came and went in about 15 years, a victim of the 1906 earthquake, financial missteps, and a fickle public that had just discovered the automobile.
Gary Hanauer reports on BART plans to open 10 new stations over the next 10 years: five now, five later. Click the link above for details.
Wall Street Journal columnist Dan Neil gives some love to the new Chrysler Pacifica, saying it revives the much-reviled "soccer mom" minivan category with fresh new features and design.
A writer's first-person account of her romance with the rails.
Private twin beds, free wi-fi, restrooms, coffee and tea—all on a six-hour overnight bus ride between S.F. and L.A. What a concept! Sounds like a step up from the funky old Green Tortoise.
Dan Neil writes excellent car reviews for the Wall Street Journal. Funny, too.