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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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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MTA Board Set to Vote on Budget Today (KCBS) AC Transit Looks to Cut Service by 15 Percent (Merc)  More on Peninsula Opposition to High-Speed Rail (SF Examiner) San Francisco’s "10 Greenest Buildings" (SF Gate)  More Housing Built in SF Last Year Than Any Year Since ’65 (SF Gate) San Mateo Downtown Plan Moving Forward […]

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Caltrain Proposes Closing Half of Its Stations to Deal with $30 Million Deficit (Mercury News) Judge: CARB Violated CEQA When It Adopted Landmark Emissions Law (SF Gate, CBS) Battle Over Socal Pollution Rules Back Before Air Quality District Today (LA Times) Mr. Roadshow says Congestion Tolls Not Likely for San Mateo, Dumbarton Bridges VTA Approves […]

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Obama Inauguration Address Mentions Climate, Roads and Bridges (Grist)  Transportation Secretary Nominee Ray Lahood to Get Confirmation Hearing Today (AP) Investing in Public Transit Will Lead to Job Creation (Ca. Progress Report) More on the Bay Area’s Stimulus Wish List (SFBG) Voter-Approved Environmental Projects on Hold Because of State Budget Crisis (LA Times) High School […]

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Caltrain Set to Hold Hearings on Proposed Fare Hikes and Service Cuts (SF Gate, Merc) Capitol Corridor Seeks Funds to Improve Service to Placer, Alameda Counties (Sac Business Journal) CNN: "Is the U.S. Turning a Corner on High-Speed Rail?" SFMTA Can Act Now and Later to Create a Better Masonic (BIKE NOPA) CHP Officer on […]

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400 Cited, 9 Arrested in "Operation Safe Muni" Sting Yesterday (CBS5, SF Examiner, Mission L@cal) Morgan Hill Man Dies from Injuries Weeks After Driver Strikes Him in Crosswalk (Merc) Campbell Residents Push City to Improve Intersection Where Driver Struck Boy and Grandfather (Merc) Copenhagenize Spots "Coolest Bike Parking in San Francisco" CAHSR Authority Hires "Context […]