Today’s Headlines

  • Akit’s Complaint Department Helps Win More Service on the 38 Line (SF Examiner)
  • Woman Hit by Muni Train Last Week Expected to Survive (BCN via SF Appeal)
  • More Coverage of Caltrain’s Budget Crisis from Mr. Roadshow
  • Alameda County Moving Forward with Bike Trail Along BART Tracks (Coco Times)
  • Phil Ting’s “Knee-Jerk Car Populism” (SFBG)
  • State Legislators “Rack Up Gasoline Tabs” (SF Gate)
  • Diridon Station Area Plans to Be Presented to San Jose City Council (Mercury News)
  • Will Figueroa Street Be Los Angeles’ First Truly Complete Street? (Streetsblog LA)
  • Obama’s “Pitch for Rebuilding Infrastructure Carries Political Challenges” (NY Times)
  • Carol Browner Stepping Down as White House Climate-Energy Advisor (LA Times)
  • State Controller’s Office to Perform Audit of 18 Calif. Redevelopment Agencies (Merc)
  • SF’s Redevelopment Agency Won’t Be Among Those Studied (SF Examiner)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

  • BART has a story about their selection of a new seat design for the new cars. They are planning to have an open house where the public can come and try different seats:
    http://www.bart.gov/news/articles/2011/news20110125.aspx

  • Alai

    You know environmental review laws are excessive when you get statements like this:

    “Typically a trail does not have much (environmental) impact, but it’s still 12 miles,” said O’Brien, who hopes to have environmental clearance for the project by the summer of 2012.

  • thielges

    In other news, transit is being blamed for a boom in illicit drug trafficking in downtown San Jose : http://www.mercurynews.com/crime-courts/ci_17188928?IADID