Today’s Headlines

  • Automakers Come Back to Public Feed Trough for $14 Billion (SF Gate) (NYT)
  • Obama Signs Stimulus Bill Into Law (NYT)
  • The Politics Behind Obama’s Funding of High Speed Rail in Stim Package (Politico)
  • Reaction to Politico Article at HSR Blog (CHSRB)
  • Transpo Sec LaHood on How Stim Money Will Be Spent (Transportation for America)
  • Good Analysis of the David Brooks Editorial on Sprawl and Density (Joe Urban, Discovering Urbanism)
  • Sac Bee Editorial Questioning the Move to Transform Planning and Design Commissions (Sac Bee)
  • Muni Will Restore Right-Turn Beeping Noise (City Insider)
  • Muni Seeks to Prevent Car Drivers From Entering Train Tunnels (Examiner)

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Deal Reached on Senate Stimulus Bill (NYT, HuffPo) House, Senate Versions Differ on Transit (Transport Politic via Streetblog Network) LaHood Says Stim Money Will Go to States, Not Cities (Reuters) Editorial: Transit Cuts Will Hurt California Riders (Sac Bee) Two Pedestrians Struck by Muni Vehicles (SF Examiner, SF Gate) Other Departments "Robbing" Muni Budget (SF […]

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Muni Crash: Driver May Have Blacked Out (SF Gate) (CoCo Times) (Merc) (KRON) (KRON) VTA Double Checks Safety Measures After Muni Crash (KRON) BART Labor Negotiations Continue (Examiner) (CoCo Times) (KRON) (KCBS) Bay Bridge Construction Moving at Feverish Pitch to Reach Labor Day Deadline (SF Gate) Don’t Worry About Car Careening Out of Control Through […]

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West Portal Muni Crash, Possible Driver Error (ABC) (Merc) (KCBS) (SF Gate) (SF Gate) BART Union Negotiations Continue This Week (SF Gate), Chron Editorial Has No Sympathy for Unions Sac Bee Questions Wisdom of Building High Speed Rail During Recession, CAHSR Blog Doesn’t Trinity Plaza Housing Deal Hits Snag, Tenderloin Housing Clinic, Developer Take Same […]

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BART and Unions Agree to 9-Day Contract Extension (SF Gate) (Examiner) (CoCo Times) (Oak Trib) BART, Muni, AC Transit, GG Transit to Raise Fares Weds (SF Gate) Coverage of Bike Plan Passage (Examiner) (SF Gate) Third Spare-the-Air Day in a Row Called for Today (CoCo Times) Chronicle Calls SF Downtown Center Garage an "Efficient Beauty" […]

Todays Headlines

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Chronicle Calls Sunday Streets "No-Car Bliss" Sacramento Drivers Try Car-Free Challenge (Sac Bee) Hayward Development to Be Nearly Car-Free (SF Gate) UC Davis Study Says Commute by SUV May be Greener Than by Train (AFP) Transform’s Tips to Reduce Driving (Sac Bee) Sick Days Add to Muni Overtime Payout (Examiner) BART Downplays "BART" on New […]

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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 […]