Today’s Headlines

  • AC Transit Board Votes to Raise Fares (SF Gate, Coco Times)
  • A Rundown of the Fare/Service Cuts Facing Bay Area Transit Agencies (Santa Rosa CityBus)
  • Study: Calif. Coastal Cities Must Plan for a Rise in Ocean Levels (SF Gate, LAT, Merc)
  • Van Jones will Take Role as White House Green Jobs Advisor (Alternet)
  • Agency Squabbling Continues Over Transbay Terminal Design; Meeting Today (SFBG)
  • Caltrain Begins Rail Grinding Project (Merc)
  • L.A. Unveils Plans for Civic Center Park (LAT)
  • Illinois Bicycle Planner’s Daily Recap of the National Bicycle Summit (Cyclelicio.us)
  • The Allure of Buffalo and Other Rust Belt Cities (Joe Urban via Streetsblog.net)
  • Brooke

    Unbelievable.

    I though I had seen it all, but then Van Jones gets a job at the White House?
    GOBAMA!

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