Today’s Headlines

  • 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)
  • Are We Becoming More Sustainable or Not? (NRDC via Streetsblog Network)
  • Second BART Officer Under Investigation After New Video Emerges (Coco Times, KTVU)
  • SF Supes to Consider Budget Cuts (Beyond Chron)
  • Golden Gate Bridge District Buys Two Mothballed Ferries for $2 Million Each (Marin IJ)
  • Rail Authority Awards Contract for Track Improvements in Novato (Marin IJ)

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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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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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New York’s Schumer Supports $5 Billion More for Transit in Stimulus (NYT) Stimulus for the ‘Next American Dream’ (SF Gate) Auto Industry to Court Obama Adminstration, Barbara Boxer at DC Car Show (Detroit News) BART Deal to Provide WiFi Systemwide for $30 a Month, $300 a Year (SF Gate, CNET) Parking Fees Go Up Today […]

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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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LaHood Gets Softball Questions at Confirmation Hearing (WaPo, NYT, AP) Senate Coalition to Push for More Transit Funding in Stimulus Bill (Open Left) CA High Speed Rail Chair Calls for Better Commuter Rail at Transpo Forum (NL Times) Schwarzenegger Asks Obama for Tougher Tailpipe Emissions Restrictions (SF Gate) SFO Launches "Green" Rental Car Program, Incentives […]

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Oscar Grant Shooting Protest Ends in Arrests; More Vandalism Reported (KTVU, Merc) Meantime, the D-A Says Grant Had Both Hands Behind His Back When He Was Shot (SF Gate) Bridge Toll Money to be Reallocated for BART Rail Extension (Coco Times) Committee Approves Plan to Go After Rental Car Drivers Who Skip Paying Tolls (Coco […]