Today’s Headlines

  • BART Board to Appoint Police Oversight Committee (SF Gate)
  • State Lawmakers Rush to Raid Public Transit Fund Thwarts Will of Voters (LAT)
  • Anger Mounts Over Governor’s Plan to Exempt Highway Projects from CEQA (LAT)
  • Beyond Chron: Stimulus Must Include Money for Mass Transit 
  • Republicans Oppose Stimulus Money for Bicycle Paths (BCT via Streetsblog Network)
  • Infrastructure Bill May Define the Transit Equation (The Transport Politic via Streetsblog Network)
  • MTA Plan Would Speed Muni Metro Trains (SF Examiner)
  • Concern Over Parking Impacts for Geary Blvd. BRT Wanes (SF Examiner)
  • Menlo Park to Open Negotiations Over Opposition to High Speed Rail (CHSRB, Merc)
  • Santa Rosa Planner Envisions Pedestrian, Children-Friendly Neighborhoods (Press Democrat)

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Senate Stimulus Bill Contains $2 Billion for High-Speed Rail (CHSRB) Schumer Outlines Plan to Provide More Stim Money for Public Transit (NY1) MTA To Consider Paying Millions in Muni Crash Settlements (SF Gate)  SF Mayor Wants to Cut Legal Fund That Helps Tenants Facing Ellis Act Evictions (Beyond Chron) And He’s Against Putting Tax Measures […]

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BART Shooting Investigation Centers on Video; Claim Filed by Victim’s Family (SF Gate, Merc) SFBG Editorial: Structure of BART Police Force Recipe for Disaster And More Coverage Today of BART’s Plan to Trim Evening Service (SF Gate, Coco Times) Transit Agencies Still Seeking Aid from Government Nationwide (Pro Publica) Peskin Calls for Special Election, Tax […]

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Pedestrian Killed While Walking in the Crosswalk in the Sunset District (SF Gate, KTVU) More Evidence People are Driving Less and Taking Public Transit (TSTC via Streetsblog Network) VTA Says Its Ridership is Up (Merc) Miles of New Pedestrian and Bicycle Paths Being Planned for Marin (Marin IJ) Companies Ordered to Stop Polluting Port of […]

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House Set to Vote on Stimulus (Merc, TPMDC) Jerry Nadler’s Transit Amendment Will Also Reach House Floor (T4America via Streetsblog Network) NYT’s John Leonhardt Says Stimulus Lacks "Fresh, Reformist Thinking" Will California’s High-Speed Rail Project See Stimulus Money? (Daily Californian) Muni Deficit May Stall Improvements (SF Gate)  More on Tom Radulovich’s Call for the BART […]

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U.S. Needs Long Term Vision for Stimulus Spending on Transpo Infrastructure (Bloomberg) Oberstar: Transit Pushed Aside for Tax Cuts in Stimulus Bill (TPM) House Stimulus Bill Would Give CA $2.8B for Roads, $950M for Transit (LA Times) Schwarzenegger lobbies DC for CA Tailpipe Restrictions, Enviros Thrilled (NY Times) Chronicle Editorial Supports Gov’s Bid to Enforce […]

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It’s Election Day (SF Appeal, SF Gate, SFist) L.A. Road Rage Doc Convicted of Assault on Bicyclists (LAT, VeloNews, Streetsblog LA) Bicyclist Struck and Killed by AC Transit Bus Driver in Hayward (BCN via ABC7) Driver Arrested on Assault Charges After Nearly Hitting a Parking Officer (Press Democrat) Budget Update on Today’s MTA Board Agenda; […]