Today’s Headlines

  • U.S. Needs Long Term Vision for Stimulus Spending on Transpo Infrastructure (Bloomberg)
  • Oberstar: Transit Pushed Aside for Tax Cuts in Stimulus Bill (TPM)
  • House Stimulus Bill Would Give CA $2.8B for Roads, $950M for Transit (LA Times)
  • Schwarzenegger lobbies DC for CA Tailpipe Restrictions, Enviros Thrilled (NY Times)
  • Chronicle Editorial Supports Gov’s Bid to Enforce Strict Tailpipe Standards (SF Gate)
  • BART to Consider Increased Fares and Parking Fees to Close Budget Deficit (Examinter)
  • Muni Collecting More Fares, Increasing Revenues, and Vowing Innovation (Examiner)
  • More Peninsula Grousing Over High Speed Rail (PA Online)
  • Assailant in 2006 Death Over Parking Space Guilty of Manslaughter (SF Gate)(Examiner)
  • L.A. Approves Westside Subway Extension (LA Times)
  • Bye-Bye Overhead Wires?  Meet the New Electromagnetic Trams (Transport Politic)

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Obama Emissions Plan Modeled After California (SF Gate, ENS) House Climate Bill Funds Auto Industry But Not Transit (RT Rider via Streetsblog.net) SF Examiner Editorial Questioning Climate Change Hits New Low (SFBG) Two Dollar Muni Fare Hike Plotted in 2005 (Beyond Chron) NY DOT’s Janette Sadik-Khan ‘Equal Parts Jane Jacobs and Robert Moses’ (NY Mag) […]

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LaHood Gets Softball Questions at Confirmation Hearing (WaPo, NYT, AP) Senate Coalition to Push for More Transit Funding in Stimulus Bill (Open Left) CA High Speed Rail Chair Calls for Better Commuter Rail at Transpo Forum (NL Times) Schwarzenegger Asks Obama for Tougher Tailpipe Emissions Restrictions (SF Gate) SFO Launches "Green" Rental Car Program, Incentives […]

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San Mateo Students Protest Paving Parking Lot Over Garden (SF Gate) SF Supes Set to Consider Park Merced Development Tomorrow (SF Examiner) Chron Digs Up Photos of Golden Gate BART and Other Failed Transit Dreams Golden Gate National Recreation Area to Expand (SF Gate) CAHSRA Questions Bills from Caltrain (SF Examiner) Alameda Ferry Service Temporarily […]

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BART Board to Appoint Police Oversight Committee (SF Gate) State Lawmakers Rush to Raid Public Transit Fund Thwarts Will of Voters (LAT) Anger Mounts Over Governor’s Plan to Exempt Highway Projects from CEQA (LAT) Beyond Chron: Stimulus Must Include Money for Mass Transit  Republicans Oppose Stimulus Money for Bicycle Paths (BCT via Streetsblog Network) Infrastructure […]

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More Details on the MTA Budget Vote This Friday (SF Gate, SF Examiner) SPUR’s Gabriel Metcalf Writes "An Open Letter to the Transit Workers Union" (SFBG) TWU Hires Former Newsom Political Strategist (City Insider)  SF Business Times on Dave Snyder’s Efforts to Launch a Muni Riders Union Woman in Critical Condition After Being Hit By […]

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New York’s Schumer Supports $5 Billion More for Transit in Stimulus (NYT) Stimulus for the ‘Next American Dream’ (SF Gate) Auto Industry to Court Obama Adminstration, Barbara Boxer at DC Car Show (Detroit News) BART Deal to Provide WiFi Systemwide for $30 a Month, $300 a Year (SF Gate, CNET) Parking Fees Go Up Today […]