Today’s Headlines

  • 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 at Three BART Peninsula Stations (Merc)
  • Electricians ‘Lapse’ Likely Caused Last Spring’s BART Fire (Merc)
  • Samtrans Begins Fare Hikes (KCBS, Coco Times)
  • More on the Money Woes at Bay Area Transit Agencies (Merc
  • Report Urges Seattle’s Sound Transit to More Closely Monitor Costs (Seattle PI)
  • Real Estate Speculators Want to Raise City’s Condo Conversion Cap (Beyond Chron)

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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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Ridership is Way Up but Public Transit Agencies Nationwide Face Cutbacks (NYT) That Doesn’t Seem to Matter to Senators Marking Up the Stimulus Bill (Transbay Blog) Stim Funds Would Benefit San Mateo County Projects, Including Caltrain and Samtrans (Merc) BART Trains Collide Causing Minor Injuries and Systemwide Delays (SF Gate) Widow of BART Safety Inspector […]

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Battle Brews Over SF Stimulus Funds (SF Gate) More on How Bay Area Stim Funds Will Be Put to Use (Merc) Bay Area Transit Officials Want to Increase Efficiency (SF Gate) Transbay Blog: The MTC’s Shifting Funds, Shifty Priorities  Worst Service Cuts Since 70s Set to Take Effect in NY (NYT, News, Post, NY1) L.A. […]

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Did Obama Team, Democrats Make Deal to Trim Stimulus Money for Public Transit? (Grist) Mayors Worried Stimulus Money Won’t Reach Cities (Reuters) State Controller says Special Election May Be Needed to Break Budget Impasse (SF Gate) Debate Continues Over Schwarzenegger Proposal to Gut CEQA (Merc) Federal Judge Blocks Oil and Gas Leases Near National Parks […]

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Senate Stimulus Bill Contains $2 Billion for High-Speed Rail (CHSRB) Schumer Outlines Plan to Provide More Stim Money for Public Transit (NY1) MTA To Consider Paying Millions in Muni Crash Settlements (SF Gate)  SF Mayor Wants to Cut Legal Fund That Helps Tenants Facing Ellis Act Evictions (Beyond Chron) And He’s Against Putting Tax Measures […]

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Who’s in Charge at BART? Leadership Questioned (SF Examiner) Hackers Target Cops in Latest BART Cyber-Attack (SF Gate, Bay Citizen) Jerry Brown Calls for Calif. High-Speed Rail to Move Forward (Sac Bee) Caltrain Releases Long-Awaited Corridor Capacity Study for HSR (SF Gate, Merc) WaPo Columnist: CAHSR is “Not Necessarily” a Boondoggle MTC Rescinds Vote to […]