Today’s Headlines

  • High-Speed Rail Authority Gets $29 Million Infusion (AP)
  • East Bay Rail Blues (CHSRB)
  • Draft EIS Released on BART Warm Springs Extension (SVBC)
  • Rail Service to Resume Rolling Through Novato Next Month (Marin IJ)
  • IL Legislature Approves $496M in Capital Projects for Chicago Transit (CTA Tattler via Streetsblog.net)
  • Lennar Unveils Renderings of Proposed Hunter’s Point Townhomes (SF Gate)
  • Ray LaHood, Obama Ambassador to Republicans (Hartfort Courant)
  • Highway Deaths Fall to 10-Year Low in California (Merc, Sac Bee)
  • Brookings Report Credits Bay Area Efforts to Combat Urban Job Sprawl (Merc)
  • Public Meeting Tonight on Gap Founder’s CAMP Proposal for Presidio (Fog City Journal)
  • Sacramento’s K Street Mall, One of Few Pedestrian Malls, May Open to Cars (Sac Biz Journal)
  • Santa Barbara Opens New Bike Lane and Improved Sidewalks (Daily Sound)

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Governor Schwarzenegger a “Formidable Weapon” in Fight Against Prop. 23 (Merc) More Bicyclists on the Streets Means Safety in Numbers (Grist) Roadshow: Drivers Attempt to Get Around Cell Phone Law by Using Speaker Redwood City Likely to Welcome High-Speed Rail Station (Merc) Sacramento Regional Transit GM Rides Light-Rail, Buses to Get Rider Feedback (Sac Bee) […]

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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 […]

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Pedestrian Killed While Walking in the Crosswalk in the Sunset District (SF Gate, KTVU) More Evidence People are Driving Less and Taking Public Transit (TSTC via Streetsblog Network) VTA Says Its Ridership is Up (Merc) Miles of New Pedestrian and Bicycle Paths Being Planned for Marin (Marin IJ) Companies Ordered to Stop Polluting Port of […]

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Props 22, 25, 26  Could “Help and Hinder” State Budget Process in Sacramento (Sac Bee, LAT) Steinberg Hints that Mid-Term Budget Session is Likely for Legislature (SF Gate) Tom Hayden: California Really Poised to Lead Country to a Green Future (LAT) With Rejection of Prop 21, State Parks Officials Struggle to Find Solutions (SF Gate) […]

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Three Cyclists Hit in Attack Remain Hospitalized; Chronicle Talks to Witnesses (SF Gate) NYT/Bay Citizen: "Park Leeway for Churchgoers Poses Danger for Cyclists" Ca. High-Speed Rail Board Chooses 87-280 Route for San Jose (Merc) New HSR CEO Vows to Form New Partnerships and Work With "All of You" (Merc, SF Gate)  Why Is the American […]