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Your Call Election Special: BART safety, the District 8 BART seat & CA Prop 6

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On Saturday September 22, 2018, at San Francisco Civic Center BART station, a third rail electrical insulator blew

  

Every Wednesday until Election Day on November 6th, Your Call will host a special second hour at 11 a.m. 

Each week Rose Aguilar and guests will discuss California's crucial races, propositions, and regional measures.

This week, we’ll discuss local and statewide transportation issues on the ballot. From BART riders’ safety concerns to threats to transportation funding, what can help improve transportation across California?

Guests:

Erin Baldassari, reporter covering transportation, the Bay Area's housing shortage and breaking news for The Bay Area News Group

Edie Irons, communications director at TransForm, a nonprofit advocacy organization addressing climate change and social inequity through transportation and housing solutions

Bevan Dufty, BART Board of Directors representing district 9

 

Roy Aguilera, chief transportation officer for BART

Web Resources:

BART: Riders invited to Sept 27th evening BART Board meeting on system safety

TRANSFORM'S NOVEMBER 2018 VOTER GUIDE

StreetsBlogSF: Geary Subway? New Transbay Tube? Clean Trains? BART Candidates Discuss

Seamless Bay Area

Public Policy Institute of California: Californians and Transportation

 

Rose Aguilar has been the host of Your Call since 2006. She became a regular Friday media roundtable guest in 2001.