Today’s Headlines

  • 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 Killed by Train in October Still Waiting for Benefits (SF Gate)
  • MTA’s Nat Ford Being Considered for Job Heading L.A.’s MTA (SF Gate
  • The MTA Board Approves $1.8 Million in Muni Crash Settlements (ABC7)
  • SF Supes Okay Resolution Calling for Special June Election (Beyond Chron, Bay City News)
  • Sonoma County Supervisors Approve Asphalt Plant Despite Opposition (Press Democrat)
  • Sacramento City Council Votes for New Bike and Pedestrian Path Along Sac River (Sac Bee)

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Bay Bridge Remains Closed; Caltrans Blames Wind and Traffic Vibrations (ABC7, SF Gate, NYT, Merc) BART Ridership Surges 49 Percent as Many Drivers Take Transit (SF Appeal, BART Diaries) Woman Hospitalized After Being Hit by a 38-Geary Bus in the Richmond (SF Examiner)  Muni Farebox for Sale on Craigslist (N-Judah Chronicles) More on the City’s […]

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LA Times Reports on Ca. High-Speed Rail Concerns; CAHSRB Criticizes the Coverage Peninsula Cities Anxious for HSR Report on San Mateo County (San Mateo Daily Journal) More Coverage of Friday’s MTA Board Meeting from SF Gate, ABC7, Fog City Journal Chronicle Story on "Latest Attempt to Reform Muni" (SF Gate) SFgo Signs Finally Removed on […]

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Props 22, 25, 26  Could “Help and Hinder” State Budget Process in Sacramento (Sac Bee, LAT) Steinberg Hints that Mid-Term Budget Session is Likely for Legislature (SF Gate) Tom Hayden: California Really Poised to Lead Country to a Green Future (LAT) With Rejection of Prop 21, State Parks Officials Struggle to Find Solutions (SF Gate) […]

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Major Muni Metro Delays This Morning After LRV Derailment (Muni Diaries) BART is Seeing More Riders But Fewer are Satisfied with Service (SF Gate) BART Police, Staff Begin Taking Community Police Training Courses (ABC7) More BART Cops Assigned to Trains, Stations in Contra Costa County (KCBS) Capitol Corridor Breaks Ridership Record in January; Revenue Up […]

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Details on BART Contract Emerging; Mercury News Says Both Sides Gave Concessions SF Gate: "Public Outrage Weakened BART Strike Threat"  Muni Diaries Launches BART Diaries Pittsburg Man Surrenders in Hit-and-Run That Killed His 83-year-old Neighbor (BCN via CBS5) Attorney Charged in Hit-and-Run of Bicyclist in Denver (Denver Post) San Rafael Will Become First Marin County […]

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Transit News Disappointing in Final Stimulus but HSR Gets a Boost (AP via Transport Politic) Transit Takes a $459 Million Hit in State Budget Deal But Will it Pass? (LAT, Ca.Progress Rep.) BART Board to Get Update on Police Oversight Committee (SF Gate) SF Park Rangers Want to Carry Guns and Get Full Law-Enforcement Status […]