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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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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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 […]

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BART Board Approves Oakland Airport Connector (SF Gate, ABC7, Calitics) BART Extension to SJ to be Considered for $900 Million in Federal Funds (Merc) Man Accused in Muni Stabbings Charged with 5th Attack (SF Appeal, SF Gate, ABC7)  Woman Shot in Robbery Attempt on AC Transit Bus (BCN via CBS5) Hit-and-Run Driver Arrested for Critically […]

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Mayor Promises Mid-Market Street Revitalization (City Insider, The Snitch, BCN via CBS5) BART Board Considering 10 Cent Transbay Tube Surcharge (SF Gate) Divisadero Repavement Project Progressing; Completion Expected by March (BIKE NOPA) Bay Area Air Quality District "Toughens Up Emission Rules" (SF Gate) 62-year-old Man Hit and Killed by Driver in Downtown Gilroy (Gilroy Dispatch) […]

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Train Operators and Station Agents Union Votes to Reject BART Contract (SF Gate, ABC7) Mercury News Op-Ed Argues California Must Find Long-Term Transit Funding Solution New York Governor Picks Jay Walder to Head NY MTA (NYT, Post, Newsday, NY1) SFMTA Board Votes 4-3 to Secure Catastrophe Insurance Coverage (SF Gate) SF Supes Approve Plan to Install […]

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150,000 Bike to Work Yesterday (SF Gate) (Examiner) (SFBG) (ABC 7) (Mission Local) (SF Citizen) SF Mayor Newsom Rides Stationary Bike, Drives to Tracy (SF Gate) SF Weekly Picks Nits Over City Attorney Herrera’s "One Less Lawyer in a Car" T-Shirt Extending Meter Enforcement to 8 pm Appears Likely in SF (Examiner) BART Approves OAC […]