Today’s Headlines

  • BART to SJ Would End at Berryessa; Downtown Extension Delayed (Merc, Transbay Blog, VTA Watch)
  • Palo Alto City Council to Consider Comments on HSR (CHSRB)
  • Top Officials’ Rampant Abuse of State Car Program (LAT)
  • Gas Prices May Be Low But Californians Still Aren’t Using as Much (Sac Bee)
  • San Jose Police Investige Fatal Pedestrian Hit-and-Run (Merc)
  • Bill Requiring Drivers to Stop for Peds Advances in IL (Carfree Chicago via Streetsblog.net)
  • LA’s "Parking Ambassadors" Help Calm Motorist Anger (LAT)
  • Brisbane, Australia Will Begin Bike Sharing Program (Bike Sharing Blog)
  • Winners Picked at National Handmade Bike Show (Cyclelicio.us)

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Caltrans Wants to Replace Menlo Park Ped/Bike Bridge to Expand Highway (Cyclelicio.us) Peninsula Transit Ridership Continues to Rise (KCBS) AnsaldoBreda Gets Extension on LA MTA Contract Despite Troubles (LAT) LA Times: "Ethanol Investors Try to Derail Calif.’s Carbon-Emissions Proposal"  Obama Administration to Raise Fuel Efficiency by 2 Miles Per Gallon (AP) Breaking the Shock-to-Trance Cycle of […]

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Pedestrian Seriously Hurt After Being Hit by a Car at Franklin and Geary in SF (BCN via SF Appeal) BART Union Begins Voting on Contract; Results Expected Tuesday (KCBS) Ken Garcia: "Muni Track Record Off Track"  "Cash for clunkers" Gets $2 Billion More in Senate Extension (WaPo) Illinois Governor Signs Law Banning Texting While Driving […]

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Bay Area Wakes Up to Find BART Trains Running and No Strike (SF Gate, CBS5, Merc, ABC7, KCBS) BART Police Chief to Resign After Nine Years as the Agency’s Top Cop (SF Gate) SF Examiner: "Renovation of BART’s ‘Jewel’ Begins Friday" Culture Bus Makes Its Last Run (Transbay Blog)  93-year-old Woman Mowed Down by a […]

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Republican-Controlled House Would Target Obama’s Environmental Policies (LAT) CARB Unveils Cap-and-Trade Rule for Major California Polluters (SF Gate, Merc) SFMTA Ponders How to Make Up $3 Million Parking Revenue Hit from State (SF Examiner) Second Phase of Planned AC Transit Service Cuts Take Effect (SF Gate) New VTA Hybrid Buses Begin Service Today (Merc) Cyclist […]

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House Passes Stimulus Bill; Only 5% Goes to Infrastructure (LAT, Boston Globe) Nadler Amendment for Transit Clears While Amtrak Cuts Are Nixed (WSJ, Transbay Blog) Marin Looks to Grab Some Stimulus Funds (Marin IJ) Santa Cruz Will End Free Parking on Main Corridors (Merc) Nevada Considers Congestion Pricing (Merc) Court Refuses to Stop Bayview Redevelopment […]

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BART Shooting Investigation Centers on Video; Claim Filed by Victim’s Family (SF Gate, Merc) SFBG Editorial: Structure of BART Police Force Recipe for Disaster And More Coverage Today of BART’s Plan to Trim Evening Service (SF Gate, Coco Times) Transit Agencies Still Seeking Aid from Government Nationwide (Pro Publica) Peskin Calls for Special Election, Tax […]