Today’s Headlines

  • State Budget Deal Would Eliminate Public Transit Funds (Cyclelicio.us, Transbay Blog)
  • If Wall Street Gets Operating Funds Why Not Public Transit? (NYT)
  • The Time is Now for High Speed Rail (HuffPo)
  • BART Protesters Turn Out in Force at Board Meeting (ABC7)
  • Planning Workshop on Palo Alto’s California Avenue Gets Heated (Merc)
  • San Jose Boy Who Was Struck By a Car in Hit-n-Run Crash Still in a Coma (Merc)
  • The Politics of Parking in San Francisco (SF State News)
  • Rail Car Manufacturers Put on a Show for SMART (Marin IJ)
  • The Benefits of a Sidewalk Perspective (Sustainable Savannah via Streetsblog Network)
  • Where to Watch the Amgen Tour This Weekend (SF Gate, Bikescape)
  • The best part of the Palo Alto story (note–link is broken) is, besides the threat of karate moves, the idea that they pacified the rowdy, anti-development crowd by moving on to the fact that there was consensus among all participants that more parking was needed. Because that’s not intensive development.

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Bay Bridge Construction May Stay 15 Months Behind Schedule (SF Gate) (KCBS) Excellent Story on the Troubles With Improving SF’s Mid-Market Street (SF Appeal) Treasure Island Development Will Be Smaller Than Anticipated (Examiner) $27B Infrastructure Bond Won’t Go Far Enough to Meet Need (Examiner) Prop 1A Rail Funds Could Go to Local Operators (Examiner) SF […]

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Op-Ed in Chronicle Supporting Congestion Pricing in San Francisco (SF Gate) The TA Will Consider Releasing Prop K Funds for Transbay Terminal (Examiner) Muni Crash with 18-Wheeler on T-3rd Sent Seven to Hospital Last Night (Examiner) (SF Gate) MTC Revises Revenue Projections, Delays Vote on RTP (Merc) Sacramento Mayor KJ Upset His City Not on […]

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"Gas-Guzzlin" City of San Francisco Spends $25 Million a Year on Fuel (SF Appeal) State Offers Major Tax Breaks to Toyota to Keep the Nummi Fremont Plant Open (SF Gate) MTA’s New Insurance Policy Will Likely Cover Claims in Recent Crashes (SF Gate) Phil Matier in a Huff Over Tickets for Idling Cars in Oakland […]