Today’s Headlines

  • Should the Bay Area Implement Its Own Gas Tax to Fund Transit? (HSRB)
  • The Transbay Blog Adds Up the STA Fund Losses to Bay Area Transit Agencies
  • Why the Auto Industry Bailout is Doomed (Boston Herald via Hugh Bartling)
  • SF Supe Urges Port Commission to Study Northern Waterfront (SF Gate)
  • More on the Cuts at the SF Rec and Park Department (SFBG)
  • Cloverdale Pedestrian Dies in Hit-and-Run Crash (Bay City News via CBS5)
  • Wal-Mart Drops Five-Year Bid to Build New Store in Santa Rosa (Press Democrat)
  • VMT Dipped in December, But Not by Much (Worldchanging via Streetsblog.net)
  • The Chilly Hilly Bainbridge Island Bike Ride (Seattle PI)

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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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Advocates Gearing Up for Wednesday MTC Meeting on Stim Funds (Berkeley Daily Planet) The Examiner Reports on SF Chamber’s Misleading Congestion Price Survey  More on the Grim Budget Picture for Bay Area Transit Agencies (Merc) How Do We Make Transit Independent? Cap’n Transit Has Some Ideas  John McCain Confuses Light Rail with High Speed Rail […]

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Shooting Prompts New Call for Civilian Oversight of BART Police (SFBG, SFGate) Meantime, BART Considers Curtailing Some Evening Service (SF Examiner) And Has Gotten Rid of its "Rude Rider Hall of Shame" (Akit’s Complaint via SFist) Muni’s On-Time Performance Still Lagging (SF Examiner) Muni Diaries: "Putting the 20 Questions Ball in Charge of TEP" Schwarzenegger […]

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Supervisor Avalos Calls on Supes to Take Steps to Appoint New Mayor (SF Gate) Supes Pass Car Share Parking Plan in Unanimous Vote (SF Examiner) And Board Also Passed Supervisor Mirkarimi’s Parking Operators Legislation (SF Exam) AC Transit, Drivers Union Reach Tentative Agreement (BCN via SF Exam) Dumbarton Rail Bridge “Back on Track, But Still […]

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$70 Million in Redirected OAC Funds "Barely Nicks" Bay Area Transit (SF Gate) SF Examiner: Muni "Driver Salaries Fueling Deficit"  The Examiner Also Looks at Muni’s Crash Rate and 9 High-Profile Crashes in 2010 Layoffs Hit Sacramento Regional Transit; Up to 300 Workers Let Go (Sac Bee) Sac Bee Editorial Bemoans the Massive Cuts to […]

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State Transit Funding Will Require Compromise on Gas Tax Swap (SF Examiner) Jerry Brown Defends His Proposal to Cut Redevelopment Agency Funding (SF Gate) Republican State Senator Introduces Bill “To Reexamine” CAHSR (Enterprise-Record) CAHSR To Purchase Land In and Around L.A.’s Union Station (AP via SF Gate) Bikes and Streetcars Can Be Friends (Joyride via […]