Today’s Headlines

  • 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 the U.S. Auto Market (Room for Debate)
  • Orange County Reduces Toll Road Rates (LAT)
  • Oakland Group Gets Grant to Study Diesel Emissions (BCN via CBS5)
  • Coastal Commission Approves Valet Parking in Capitola Village (Merc)
  • Cost of BART Shooting Investigation Doubles (BCN via CBS5, Merc)
  • Sharing Stories of Transit Heroes (Seattle Transit Blog via Streetsblog.net)

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California Air Board Adopts Low-Carbon Fuel Regulation (Sac Bee, SF Gate)  BART Director Proposes Fare Hike to SFO; Suburban Directors Blast Parking Rate Proposal (SF Gate) BART Workers Likely To Take Hits in Pay, Benefits (BCN via CBS5, Merc, KCBS) National Organization of Black Law Enforcement Execs To Probe BART Police (SF Gate) 3-year-old Girl […]

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Bay Area Transit Riders Face More Cuts, Fare Increases in 2010 (SF Gate, Roadshow) BART, AC Transit to Beef Up Security for New Year’s (Matier & Ross) Fired Muni Driver Files Suit Alleging Wrongful Termination and Discrimination (The Snitch) 7-year-old Oakland Boy Riding Bicycle Critically Injured by SUV Driver (BCN via CBS5) Woman Gets Home […]

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19-year-old Pittsburg Man Allegedly Rams Car Into Castro Valley Home; 5 Injured (SF Gate) KCBS Reports a 19-year-old Woman Jumped In the Path of the Car to Save a 2-year-old Conditions of Two Women Hit By a Driver in Park Merced Said to Be Improving (BCN via CBS 5) "Aggravated Driving" With a Suspended License […]

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BART Board Approves Oakland Airport Connector (SF Gate, ABC7, Calitics) BART Extension to SJ to be Considered for $900 Million in Federal Funds (Merc) Man Accused in Muni Stabbings Charged with 5th Attack (SF Appeal, SF Gate, ABC7)  Woman Shot in Robbery Attempt on AC Transit Bus (BCN via CBS5) Hit-and-Run Driver Arrested for Critically […]

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Muni Operators Opt to Pursue Legal Fight Over Scheduling Changes (City Insider) SFPD Arrests Teen Accused in Hate Crime of Gay Man on Muni Train (BCN via CBS5) Driver Pleads Guilty in Hit-and-Run Crash That Severely Injured Cyclist in Saratoga (Merc) 81-year-old Driver Crashes into Three Cyclists in Calabasas (KTLA Live Coverage, LAT) Redwood City […]

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SFCTA Studying Bicycle, Ped, Motor Vehicle Patterns on Octavia Boulevard (SF Examiner) Traffic Nightmare at LA Schools (NYT via Streetsblog LA) Pedestrian Killed on 280/1 Connector Ramp (BCN via CBS5) Homeland Security Doles Out Money to Bay Area Transit Agencies (BCN via ABC7) Merc Editorial: "High-Speed Rail Still Makes Sense" Obama to Announce Plans for […]