Today’s Headlines

  • Governor Vetoes HSR “Accountability” Bill; Says It Could Lead to Delays (SM County Times)
  • BART Board Selects Contractor to Begin Antioch Extension (Marin IJ)
  • Organization Pushes to Make Muni Free for Kids (SF Examiner)
  • U.S. HUD Awards $100 Million in Grants for Livable and Sustainable Communities (T4A)
  • More Coverage on Prop. G from the SF Business Times and SF Weekly
  • New District 6 Leader in SF Faces Transit, Growth ChallengesĀ  (SF Examiner)
  • “60 Minutes” Solves Mystery About Old Film Footage of Market St. (Market St. Railway)
  • Money Pours in to Defeat Prop. 23 But Opponents Bracing for Last-Minute Moves by Oil Industry (LAT)
  • Report: Big Oil Money Donated to Calif. Universities Can Influence Research (SF Gate)
  • Crews Scramble to Repair Cracked Beam on the San Mateo Bridge (SF Gate)
  • SMART Officials “Deep Into Negotiations” with Japanese Company for Rail Cars (Marin IJ)
  • Public Hearing on Petaluma Bicycle Boulevard “Draws Jeers” (Press Democrat)
  • London Bike-Sharing Program On Track to Turn Profit (Guardian via Sblog NY)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

  • GM should be producing the SMART rail cars, but instead we dumped however many billions so they could make electric cars that help faux environmentalists get hugs from polar bears.

  • ZA

    I’m glad 60 Minutes will do a piece on that old Market St film ( http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NINOxRxze9k ).

    Food for thought: the CO2 emitted by those early cars have only been reabsorbed out of the atmosphere in the last 4 years.

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