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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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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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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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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Former BART Officer Arrested on Murder Charges; More Protests Planned (Merc, SFGate) Looming Deficit has BART Looking at Service Cuts, Fare Increases (SFGate)  And the Lean Budget Times Extend to All Transit Agencies, Including Sacramento (Sac Bee) Google Maps Visualize Transit Lines (The Transport Politic) Shovel-Ready Mass Transit: The Nation Talks to a Chicago Transit […]

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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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BART, Unions Debate at Panel Hearing (Merc, ABC, SFBG); Strike Bans the Topic on KQED Forum More on the Tentative Deal Between AC Transit and Its Unions (CoCo Times, ABC) Lyft Drivers Say It’s Difficult to Get Proper Insurance Coverage (SFBG) SF Man Bicycling in Calistoga Killed After “Drifting” Into Path of Passing Driver (NV Reg, KTVU) Muni […]