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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West Dublin BART Station Ridership Low, But Increasing (Coco Times) May Caltrain Ridership Up Compared to Last Year (Daily Journal) Agencies Revamp BART/Muni Pass for Seniors, Disabled (City Insider) Former SFMTA Chief Nat Ford to Be Honored by Caltrain Board (SF Examiner) KCBS: “Cabbies and Muni Drivers Unite on Labor Conditions” (via SF Appeal) CP&DR: […]

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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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U.S. DOT Announces $171 Million Loan for New Transbay Terminal (SF Biz Times, SF Gate) Obama to Announce High-Speed Rail Funding Tomorrow in Florida (ABC News) Living in the O: "Bay Area Bloggers Unite to Urge MTC Not to Gamble Stim Funds" More on Today’s MTC Meeting on Oak Airport Connector from SFBG and SF […]