Today’s Headlines

  • MTA Board Will Consider Fare Hikes, Line Cuts, Furloughs, Downsizing, Crying (SF Gate)
  • Lowes Eyes Bayshore Blvd Location Formerly Sought by Home Depot (Examiner) (SF Gate)
  • More on Street Repair Bond, KFC Marketers Said to Be Dismayed (Examiner)
  • Caltrain Agrees to Share ROW With HSR for Electrification Deal (CBS 5)
  • Planetizen Asks If High-Speed Rail is the Best Way to Spend $13B on Transpo? (Planetizen)
  • Metrolink Considers Fare Increase of 5.5% (LA Times)
  • LA Times Looks at the Cash-for-Clunkers Rebate
  • New York Times Tours Portland by Bicycle (NY Times)

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MTA Board Approves Budget But Weakens Parking Enforcement Proposals (Beyond Chron) It Means Fares Will Rise to $2 in July and Eight Bus Lines Will Be Eliminated (SF Gate, SF Examiner) Unannounced Turnarounds on the N-Judah Line (N-Judah Chronicles) Young Santa Rosa Man Killed by Driver While Walking in Crosswalk (Press Democrat) Pedestrian "Seriously Hurt" […]

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U.S. Needs Long Term Vision for Stimulus Spending on Transpo Infrastructure (Bloomberg) Oberstar: Transit Pushed Aside for Tax Cuts in Stimulus Bill (TPM) House Stimulus Bill Would Give CA $2.8B for Roads, $950M for Transit (LA Times) Schwarzenegger lobbies DC for CA Tailpipe Restrictions, Enviros Thrilled (NY Times) Chronicle Editorial Supports Gov’s Bid to Enforce […]

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Listen to this In-Depth Crosscurrents Report on High Speed Rail (KALW) Newsom Conducts 5th Doyle Drive/Presidio Parkway Groundbreaking (SF Gate, Marin IJ, Examiner) Target Could Come to Geary and Masonic and to Metreon (Examiner, ABC) CPMC Long-Range Development Plans Released (SocketSite) More on BART Vote for Fare Reduction Riders Don’t Want (CoCo Times) AC Transit […]

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Senate Can’t Muster the Will to Touch Transportation in Its "Climate" Bill (ClimateWire) Steve Jones: Appointing a Good SFMTA Board Member Doesn’t Redeem Newsom (SFBG) Yonah Freemark Writes About the BART/OAC Debacle (Next American City)  Green Caltrain Wants the SFCTA to Help Solve Caltrain’s Funding Crisis Bayshore Caltrain Station to Get a Makeover (SF Business […]

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Board of Supes Votes Not to Reject Muni Budget After All (SF Gate, SF Examiner, SFBG, SF Appeal) Paul Hogarth’s Take on Beyond Chron: "Fear of Newsom Petulance Causes Bad Muni Budget" Muni Metro to Get New Fare Gates (SF Gate)  "Safe Streets" Bill Dies in State Legislature (Streetsblog LA) Gearing up for Bike to […]

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BART’s Largest Union Approves Contract But ATU Rejects It (SF Gate, ABC7, CBS5, SF Examiner) Opening of West Dublin BART Station Delayed (ABC7) More on Yesterday’s Muni Safety Hearing from SF Gate, ABC7, KCBS, NBC11, SF Examiner Car Sideswipes an N-Judah Train at Church and Duboce (SF Weekly, Muni Diaries) Girl Arrested in Hit-and-Run of […]