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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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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Driver Who Deliberately Killed Man in Hit-and-Run Convicted of Manslaughter (SF Examiner) New GG Bridge Bike Speed Limit Being Considered: 15 MPH, 5 When Passing (Bay Bikers Blog) BART Awarded $300M Contract for Warm Springs Extension (SF Gate) BART Board Delays Vote on Friday Late-Night Service (SF Examiner) $16M Grant Will Help Design Safety Plan […]

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Obama’s Vision for High-Speed Rail in the U.S. (WSJ, NYT, Infrastructurist, Yglesias) Lots of Competition for HSR Funding But Calif. Has Advantage (SF Gate, CHSRB) Interior Sec Hears a "Resounding No" To Drilling for Oil Off Calif. Coast (SF Gate, LAT) EPA Takes First Step Toward Regulating CO2 Emissions (Sac Bee) SF Examiner: Muni’s T-Third […]

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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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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 […]