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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Man Killed in Hit-n-Run Crash While Walking in the Bayview (SF Gate) Activists Protest Unsafe Streets in Pune, India (World Streets via Streetsblog Network) States Under Pressure to Make Quick Decisions on Stim Money Projects (AP) Highway Expansions Aren’t Compatible With a Green Recovery (NPR) Republicans "Cry Foul" Over High Speed Rail Funding (LAT) WaPo: […]

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Caltrain Scales Back Mid-Day Service, Cuts 8 Trains, Hikes Parking Fees (Merc) Environmentalists Score Victory as Judge Halts Chevron Refinery Expansion (SF Gate) Ray LaHood Tours the Port of Oakland; Talks About Creating a "Port Czar" (Merc, ABC7) Progress Made in BART Labor Talks; Negotiations Continue Through Weekend (KCBS) Las Vegas to Victorville High-Speed Rail […]

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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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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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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 […]