Today’s Headlines

  • Former BART Officer Arrested on Murder Charges; More Protests Planned (Merc, SFGate)
  • Looming Deficit has BART Looking at Service Cuts, Fare Increases (SFGate
  • And the Lean Budget Times Extend to All Transit Agencies, Including Sacramento (Sac Bee)
  • Google Maps Visualize Transit Lines (The Transport Politic)
  • Shovel-Ready Mass Transit: The Nation Talks to a Chicago Transit Official (The Nation)
  • Financier Steven Rattner Likely ‘Car Czar’ (NYT)
  • Business-First Ideology Clouding State Budget Negotiations? (Coco Times)
  • "Rougher Roads Lie Ahead" for SF’s New Progressive Supes Majority (SFBG)
  • Concord Approves Plan for Former Military Base (Coco Times
  • SFBG: "Streetsblog Throws An Edgy Curve into San Francisco Bicycle Coverage"
  • Spain’s High Speed Rail "Revolution in Travel Habits" (Guardian UK via CHSPRB

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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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More on Civil Complaint Filed Against Truck Driver Who Killed Amelie Le Moullac (SF Examiner) 24-Hour BART Service Over Labor Day Weekend Complicates Maintenance Challenges (SF Examiner) Transit Agencies to Receive Federal Funds Risked by State Employee Pension Dispute (Coco Times) Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Hercules Intermodal Transit Center (CoCo Times) Winners of Design Competition […]

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Shooting Prompts New Call for Civilian Oversight of BART Police (SFBG, SFGate) Meantime, BART Considers Curtailing Some Evening Service (SF Examiner) And Has Gotten Rid of its "Rude Rider Hall of Shame" (Akit’s Complaint via SFist) Muni’s On-Time Performance Still Lagging (SF Examiner) Muni Diaries: "Putting the 20 Questions Ball in Charge of TEP" Schwarzenegger […]

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SF Legislators Introduce BART Police Oversight Bill (SFBG, SF Citizen) Meantime, BART Board Delays Talk on Service Cuts; Gets Earful on Shooting (Coco Times, SF Gate) Obama Vows Action on Green Economy (ENS) But He Needs a Better High Speed Rail Commitment (New Republic via CHSRB) California’s High Speed Rail Authority Running Out of Money […]

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Did Obama Team, Democrats Make Deal to Trim Stimulus Money for Public Transit? (Grist) Mayors Worried Stimulus Money Won’t Reach Cities (Reuters) State Controller says Special Election May Be Needed to Break Budget Impasse (SF Gate) Debate Continues Over Schwarzenegger Proposal to Gut CEQA (Merc) Federal Judge Blocks Oil and Gas Leases Near National Parks […]

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Obama Moves to Allow States to Cut Emissions (SF Gate)  And Wants to Set Tougher Fuel-Efficiency Standards ((Huff Post)  As Chrysler Urges Dealers to Buy More Cars (Global Economic Analysis) DeFazio says Administration "Ill Advised" by Larry Summers on Transit Stimulus (Think Progress)  Stimulus Money Would Do Little to Help California’s Budget Woes (LA Times) […]