Today’s Headlines

  • Obama Inauguration Address Mentions Climate, Roads and Bridges (Grist
  • Transportation Secretary Nominee Ray Lahood to Get Confirmation Hearing Today (AP)
  • Investing in Public Transit Will Lead to Job Creation (Ca. Progress Report)
  • More on the Bay Area’s Stimulus Wish List (SFBG)
  • Voter-Approved Environmental Projects on Hold Because of State Budget Crisis (LA Times)
  • High School Students Demand Disarming of BART Cops (NBC11)
  • Preservationists Fight Appointment to SF’s New Historic Preservation Committee (SFBG)
  • Elderly Woman Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver While Walking to Church Dies (Merc)
  • Worldwide Stocks of Unsold Cars Growing (Guardian UK via Global Economic Analysis)
  • New San Jose Planning Commissioner Promises "Neighborhood Perspective" (Merc)

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Caltrain Board Declares Fiscal Emergency; Plans Some Service Cuts (SF Gate) VTA Board Approves Budget That Includes First Fare Hike in Four Years (Merc) Doubts Linger On Idea to Sponsor Muni’s Street and Cable Cars (Market Street Railway) Merc: "Historic Trolley Gets New Life at Kelley Park" Michigan Gov to White House: Turn Car Factories […]

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Los Altos City Council Votes to Save Pedestrian Bridge, Tree (Merc) Oklahoma City Needs to Downsize Its Streets (How We Drive) Mountain View Approves New Development at South Whisman (Merc) BART Shooting Case Delayed by Concerns Over Police Killings (SF Gate) SF Weekly: "Activist Points to Inefficient and Costly Projects Like the Central Subway" SF Supe […]

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Board of Supes Votes Not to Reject Muni Budget After All (SF Gate, SF Examiner, SFBG, SF Appeal) Paul Hogarth’s Take on Beyond Chron: "Fear of Newsom Petulance Causes Bad Muni Budget" Muni Metro to Get New Fare Gates (SF Gate)  "Safe Streets" Bill Dies in State Legislature (Streetsblog LA) Gearing up for Bike to […]

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Not All BART Unions Are Ready to Vote on a Contract Offer (Merc, SF Examiner, BCN via CBS5) Could Former Supervisor Aaron Peskin Be Eyeing a BART Board Seat? (SFBG) The Chronicle Says Oakland’s New Parking Fees and Increased Enforcement Are "Inspiring a Revolt" Hundreds Rally at the State Capitol to Protect the Jobs of […]

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BART Shooting Investigation Centers on Video; Claim Filed by Victim’s Family (SF Gate, Merc) SFBG Editorial: Structure of BART Police Force Recipe for Disaster And More Coverage Today of BART’s Plan to Trim Evening Service (SF Gate, Coco Times) Transit Agencies Still Seeking Aid from Government Nationwide (Pro Publica) Peskin Calls for Special Election, Tax […]

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Oakland Bicyclist Killed Trying to Avoid Dooring Identified (Oak Trib, BCN via CBS5) SFBG Politics Blog: "Will Cyclists and Motorists Ever Get Along?" Six People Injured in Collision Between N-Judah and Passenger Van (BCN via CBS5) More on Yesterday’s Budget and Finance Hearing on the MTA Budget (SF Examiner, City Insider) Bay Area Transit Agencies […]