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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BART Board to Appoint Police Oversight Committee (SF Gate) State Lawmakers Rush to Raid Public Transit Fund Thwarts Will of Voters (LAT) Anger Mounts Over Governor’s Plan to Exempt Highway Projects from CEQA (LAT) Beyond Chron: Stimulus Must Include Money for Mass Transit  Republicans Oppose Stimulus Money for Bicycle Paths (BCT via Streetsblog Network) Infrastructure […]