Today’s Headlines

  • New York Is Getting a Trial Car-Free Broadway. Why Can’t SF Do This? (Streetsblog)
  • Virgin’s Richard Branson Expresses an Interest in California’s HSR Line (CHSRB)
  • Who’s Competing for High-Speed Rail Grants? (Transport Politic via Streetsblog.net)
  • GM Nosedive Continues Unabated (NYT)
  • BART Board to Get Update on Shooting Investigation and Discuss Budget Cuts (ABC7, CBS5)
  • Boy Critically Injured in San Jose Hit-and-Run Crash Breathing on His Own (Merc)
  • Campbell Reconsidering Its Downtown Festivals (Merc)
  • LA, the Most Congested City in America (Streetsblog LA, Bottleneck Blog, LAist)

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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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Governor Schwarzenegger a “Formidable Weapon” in Fight Against Prop. 23 (Merc) More Bicyclists on the Streets Means Safety in Numbers (Grist) Roadshow: Drivers Attempt to Get Around Cell Phone Law by Using Speaker Redwood City Likely to Welcome High-Speed Rail Station (Merc) Sacramento Regional Transit GM Rides Light-Rail, Buses to Get Rider Feedback (Sac Bee) […]

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Beyond Chron: Is Gavin Newsom Holding Muni Budget Hostage? Chronicle’s Take on Yesterday’s MTA Budget Hearing (SF Gate) Tweets from the MTA Meeting (Transbay Blog) Benicia Bus Routes Won’t Be Eliminated After All (Benicia Breeze) Cost of Bay Bridge Bike Lanes Examined (SF Gate)  Former Menlo Park Car Lot Could Be Site of Mixed Housing […]

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Bay Area Officials, Including David Chiu, Share Thoughts on Trip to Amsterdam (World Changing) Will Muni Drivers Stage a Sickout Today? So Far, It Doesn’t Look Like It (SF Examiner, SF Weekly) Caltrain Asks Ca. High-Speed Rail Authority to Take a “Phased Approach” (Merc) San Jose City Council to Decide HSR Options at Its Meeting […]

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Feds Reject Recommendation to Postpone Ca. HSR Construction (LA Times, AP via Merc) Assaults Against Muni Drivers Have “Steadily Risen” This Year (SF Examiner) SFPD Official: City’s Sit/Lie Law Hasn’t “Done a Whole Lot” (SF Examiner) Man Hit by Driver in Marina is on Life-Support (SF Gate, KTVU) Man Struck by Driver on San Jose’s […]

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San Francisco Making Its Pitch for Stim Money This Week (SF Gate) Report Urges Governor Not to Waste Stim Funds on Highway Expansion (Streetsblog LA) Reuters: "California Puts Out Welcome Mat For Road Investors" Mountain View City Council Wants High-Speed Rail Station (Merc) EPA Proposes Emissions Registry (WaPo) Palo Alto Mayor Proposes Carbon Tax in […]