Today’s Headlines

  • President Obama Urges Stimulus Passage Without Republican Support (WaPo)
  • Bay Area Activists Should Urge Pelosi to Rescue the Stimulus Package (Beyond Chron)
  • Newsom Won’t Be Among California Mayors in D.C. to Plead for Stim Money (Merc)
  • Oakland Cyclist Who Was Victim of Hit-n-Run Still in Hospital (CBS5)
  • China Close to Taking Over as the World’s Number One Auto Market (NPR)
  • BART Moving Forward With Its Warm Springs Extension (KCBS)
  • Muni Releases Translink Survey (Akit’s Complaint Department)
  • Life Within Walking Distance (Rebuilding Place via Streetsblog Network)
  • Fremont Planning Commission Pick Not Sitting Well With Some (Merc)

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Former Oak Trib Reporter Dies from Injuries Suffered in N-Judah Crash (Merc) Muni Bus Crashes into Light Poles, Building (ABC7) Obama Tells Mayors Not to Waste Stimulus Money (Sac Bee) Transpo Secretary Considering VMT Tax, More Highway, Bridge Tolls (AP, Yglesias) Bronx Burrough President to Head White House Urban Affairs Office (WaPo, News, The Caucus) […]

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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 […]

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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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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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Muni Summit Meeting Results in Ideas for Improving Agency (SF Gate) (Mission Local) One Solution for Muni Woes: Link Fares to Inflation (Examiner) More Stimulus Funds Coming to Regional Transit Operators (CBS) Free Parking May Be Harder to Find If MTA Board Votes for More Meters (Examiner) N-Judah Chronicles Looks at Historic Proposal for Sunset […]

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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 […]