Today’s Headlines

  • Will Cameras and Digital Displays Improve Muni’s Reliability? MTAB to Approve Pilot (SF Examiner)
  • Obama Fails to Mention "Transit" or "Rail" in Stimulus Talk (CAHSRL via Streetsblog Network)
  • Mercury News Editorial Argues Transit Should be a Stimulus Priority
  • Marin Transit Authority Stimulus Wish List Includes Some Rail, Bike Improvements (Marin IJ)
  • SF Transbay District Slowly Emerging Despite Financial Problems (SF Gate)
  • Money Worries to Plague Bay Area Transit Agencies in 2009 (Coco Times)
  • Oregon Proposes VMT Tax to Help Ease Funding Woes (SF Gate)
  • Transportation Planners Want $400 Million for Ferry System Expansion (Mercury News)
  • New California Law Requires Environmental Impact Label on New Cars (ENS)
  • Pittsburg Mayor Wants to Pursure Green Priorities (Coco Times)
  • Will Muni Improve for the Disabled? Doubts Linger (Beyond Chron)
  • Muni Diaries Is Not Fond of the Agency’s New Anti-Headphones Campaign

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Obama Moves to Allow States to Cut Emissions (SF Gate)  And Wants to Set Tougher Fuel-Efficiency Standards ((Huff Post)  As Chrysler Urges Dealers to Buy More Cars (Global Economic Analysis) DeFazio says Administration "Ill Advised" by Larry Summers on Transit Stimulus (Think Progress)  Stimulus Money Would Do Little to Help California’s Budget Woes (LA Times) […]

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Supervisor Wiener Appointed to MTC, Jon Rubin Resigns, Campos Also Nominated (SF Gate) BART Board Appoints General Counsel Wakeman as Interim GM (SF Examiner, CBS 5, BCN via KQED) Board Also Approves First Phase of Extension to San Jose (SF Gate) Balboa Park BART/Muni Station to Unveil New Walkway Connecting Ocean Avenue Today (SF Examiner) California Lawmakers Lose Tax-Paid Car Privileges […]

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Questions Remain on Future of MTA Directors McCray, Breyer Black (NBC) Muni Chief Safety Officer Already Looking for New Job After Only One Year (SF Appeal) BART Train Stalls in Tunnel, SF Delays Clearing (SF Gate, NBC, Merc, KCBS, CoCo Times) SoCal Lawmaker Bill Would Cut Off Prop 1A Bond Funding for High Speed Rail […]

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House Set to Vote on Stimulus (Merc, TPMDC) Jerry Nadler’s Transit Amendment Will Also Reach House Floor (T4America via Streetsblog Network) NYT’s John Leonhardt Says Stimulus Lacks "Fresh, Reformist Thinking" Will California’s High-Speed Rail Project See Stimulus Money? (Daily Californian) Muni Deficit May Stall Improvements (SF Gate)  More on Tom Radulovich’s Call for the BART […]

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Really Mr. Mayor? Ed Lee says Muni is Fine and Not a Priority (Bay Citizen) SFMTA to Adopt Several Traffic Calming Measures on Masonic Avenue (BIKE NOPA) Court Dismisses Suit by AC Transit Riders Alleging Racial Bias in Transit Funding (SF Gate) Calif. Moves to Snatch High-Speed Rail Funding Rejected by Florida (LA Times) Mercury […]

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Speculation Begins on Replacement for SFMTA Chief Nat Ford (SF Gate) Muni Disputes State Report on Safety Violations (SF Gate) Operators, Union Want Safety Inspections Expanded to Buses (SF Examiner) Mercury News: “Ideas Abound for High-Speed Rail Routes Through Altamont Corridor” Bay Citizen Hires a Consultant to Test Bacteria Found on BART Seats Driver Sought […]