Today’s Headlines

  • Mayor Ed Lee Appoints Christina Olague as D5 Supervisor (City Insider, SF Examiner)
  • SFMTA Looks at Charging for Disabled Placard Use at Parking Meters (SF Examiner)
  • Tea Partiers Interrupt Plan Bay Area Workshop in Santa Rosa (Press Democrat)
  • BART Board Member Franklin Steps Down to Run for Oakland City Council (SF Examiner)
  • SMART Construction Begins Today (Marin IJ)
  • USDOT Recommends Full Funding for BART Extension to San Jose (Mercury News, CBS 5)
  • Peter Calthorpe Op-Ed:  Why California Needs High-Speed Rail (SFGate)
  • Dianne Feinstein Urges Moving CA HSR to Caltrans (SacBee)
  • Palo Alto Road Diet Plan on California Avenue Challenged Again (PA Online)
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