Today’s Headlines

  • BART Labor Talks Continue With "More Ground" to Cover; Midnight Deadline Tonight (ABC7, CBS5)
  • Former State Senator Don Perata Blasts Proposed Oakland Airport Connector (KCBS)
  • Mercury News Editorial Urges Legislators to Get High-Speed Rail Poison Out of Budget
  • While the SF Examiner Rips HSR Funding As "Pork" Spending and a "Luxury" 
  • Cities Aren’t Getting Their Share of Stim Funds — Job Creation Suffers (NYT)
  • Calls Grow Louder for Second Stim Bill Geared Toward Infrastructure (The Hill)
  • Climate Bill Funnels Way More Cash to Coal and Oil Than to Transit (Washington Independent)
  • Study Says Santa Rosa Drivers Are Among the State’s "Safest" (Press Democrat)
  • ABC7 I-Team: Four "Taxi Medallion Holders Face Charges of Fraud"
  • Chevron Will Appeal Ruling Stopping Richmond Refinery Expansion (SF Gate)
  • Massachusetts Boy Gets His Wish to Ride SF’s Historic Trolleys (Merc)
  • Bicycling Becoming a "Normal and Recommended Activity" (With Photo Essay) (Daily Kos)
  • How to Build Schools That Don’t Feel Like Wal-Marts (Switchboard via Streetsblog.net)

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More Coverage of Yesterday’s Muni Streetcar Crash from SF Gate, ABC7, CBS5, and SF Examiner BART Rolls Out a Limited Launch of Translink Targeting About 1000 Customers (NBC11) Mercury News: "Proposed Bus Cuts Could Prove Disastrous to East Palo Alto Residents" Man Charged in SF and Fremont Hit-and-Run Rampage Pleads Not Guilty (Oak Trib, SF […]

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Media Coverage of Better Market Street Trial Generally Positive (SF Gate, ABC7, Merc) European Bicycle Planners Tour the Bay Area; Give Talk at SFMTA (SF Appeal, NBC11, KCBS) U.S. DOT Distracted Driving Summit Starts Today: Follow It Here (Fast Lane via Streetsblog.net) Governor Schwarzenegger to Host "Global Climate Summit"; Sponsors Include Chevron (Sac Bee) Climate […]

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BART Officer Scuffles with Passenger in Arrest Caught on Video (SF Gate, CBS5) Stim Funds Could Help BART Avert Layoffs (SF Gate, ABC7) BART Director Tom Radulovich Passes on a Pay Raise (City Insider) Questions Raised About the Transparency of Obama Admin’s Stim Fund Site (SF Gate) Vehicular Manslaughter Charges Brought Against Drivers in Fatal […]

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Ridership is Way Up but Public Transit Agencies Nationwide Face Cutbacks (NYT) That Doesn’t Seem to Matter to Senators Marking Up the Stimulus Bill (Transbay Blog) Stim Funds Would Benefit San Mateo County Projects, Including Caltrain and Samtrans (Merc) BART Trains Collide Causing Minor Injuries and Systemwide Delays (SF Gate) Widow of BART Safety Inspector […]

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Small Group of Peninsula NIMBYs Seem Intent on Killing HSR (Palo Alto Daily, ABC7) But They Should Take a Look at Grade Separations in Some European Cities (CHSRB) Caltrain Releases New Ticket Book; Makes Some Schedule Adjustments (Merc) FRA Easing Light Rail Restrictions for Diesel Multiple Units? (Cap’n Transit) $50 Million Lawsuit Filed Over BART […]