Post holiday post

Happy Monday, and I hope you had a nice Thanksgiving holiday in the USA. A couple of odds and ends you might have missed over the long weekend.

Caltrain to have GPS driven real time delay info. Caltrain says they will equip their trains with GPS transponders and provide real time arrival & delay information that will be available on the existing electronic station signs and through 511. The San Mateo Times mentions the crowd source Twitter/Caltrain service that Ravi P cobbled together in response to service delays last year. Caltrain expects this service to be available “by 2011” according to KCBS.

Judge Peter Busch loosens San Francisco bike injunction. Late Wednesday afternoon, San Francisco Superior Court judge Peter Busch modified the bike project injunction to allow “most easily reversible” projects to move forward. Before this, the City has been unable even to install bike racks. The bad news: Judge Busch scheduled a hearing for next June to determine if the now completed Bike Plan Environmental Impact Review complies with the California Environmental Quality Act. The 2,000 page Bike Plan EIR is four times longer than the bike plan itself (at 500 pages). Read more at Streetsblog SF.

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