Todays’ Headlines

  • LaHood’s Transpo Bill Delay Like a "Bomb Being Dropped" on Oberstar’s Committee (AP, NYT)
  • High-Speed Railing Funding will Be Doled Out Starting in September (AFP)
  • But CHSRB Says Funding Criteria is "Fuzzy"; Political Clout will Help
  • First High-Speed Commuter Rail Service Makes Debut in Britain (Guardian UK)
  • Bay Area Transit Agencies Won’t Use Stim Funds for Operations (SF Examiner)
  • ABC7 I-Team: Nearly 200 SF Taxi Drivers Don’t Have Valid Driver’s Licenses
  • Novato School District Ends Bus Service to Help Deal with Deficit (AP via CBS5)
  • City of San Anselmo Dealing with a Parking Meter Vandal (Marin IJ)
  • Caltrans: Best Way to Relieve "Orange Crush" is Highway Widening (OC Register)
  • Debunking "Community" Arguments Against Bike Lanes (Planetizen)

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Media Post-Crash Scrutiny of Muni Begins: Feds Say Injuries Up on Trains (AP) And More on the Investigation and Release of Surveillance Video (ABC7, CBS5) MTC Approves $140 Million for Oakland Airport Connector on 10-3 Vote (BCN via CBS5) SFCTA Study Says the City Lacks Funding to Repair Cracked, Dangerous Sidewalks (SF Examiner) More on […]

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Congestion Pricing Likely Headed to SF Supes Next Month (SF Examiner, Biz Journal, SF Gate) EPA Issues Guidelines That Give States Discretion Regulating Industrial Emissions (LA Times) AC Transit Backs Off on Service Cuts in Light of New Labor Agreement (SF Gate) Jean Quan Wins Oakland Mayor’s Race (SF Gate) Leland Yee Tosses Hat in […]

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Newsom Considers Opening Market Street to Peds and Bicyclists Only with No Muni (SF Examiner) ABC7 Obtains Records That Show Half of Muni’s Surveillance Cameras Aren’t Working SF Design/Planning Firm Purchases Old Muni Bus on EBay (SFist)  Fed Transit Chief: "We Want to Be Funding Streetcars in a More Robust Way" (Green Inc) Philadelphia Transit […]

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Largest BART Union to Vote on Contract Offer Today (SF Gate, SF Examiner) Despite Court Ruling, State Funding for Public Transit May Still Be Far Off (Sac News & Review) Muni Working On "Wide Ranging Strategy" to Deal with Fare Evasion (SF Gate) SMART Board Votes to Go With Heavier American-Made Rail Cars (Press Democrat) […]

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LaHood Gets Softball Questions at Confirmation Hearing (WaPo, NYT, AP) Senate Coalition to Push for More Transit Funding in Stimulus Bill (Open Left) CA High Speed Rail Chair Calls for Better Commuter Rail at Transpo Forum (NL Times) Schwarzenegger Asks Obama for Tougher Tailpipe Emissions Restrictions (SF Gate) SFO Launches "Green" Rental Car Program, Incentives […]

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Caltrain Ridership Declines by 9.5 Percent in First Half of Fiscal Year (San Mateo Daily Journal) Merc: "Bay Area has Some Catching Up to do on High-Speed Rail Stim Cash"  Op-Ed: Washington Heard Calif. and SF "Loud and Clear" on HSR (SF Exam) BART to San Jose Qualifies for Federal Funds (BCN via SF Appeal) […]