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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Governor’s Gas Tax Scheme a "Bait and Switch" Move to Avoid Funding Transit (Sac Bee) Merc: "What Will It Take to Fix Bay Area Transit Crisis?"  Mayor’s State of City Makes No Mention of Improving Muni’s On-Time Performance (SF Gate) Tentative Nod for Congestion-Based Toll Increases on Bay Area Bridges (SF Gate, Coco Times) "Where […]

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Board of Supes Votes Not to Reject Muni Budget After All (SF Gate, SF Examiner, SFBG, SF Appeal) Paul Hogarth’s Take on Beyond Chron: "Fear of Newsom Petulance Causes Bad Muni Budget" Muni Metro to Get New Fare Gates (SF Gate)  "Safe Streets" Bill Dies in State Legislature (Streetsblog LA) Gearing up for Bike to […]

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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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House Passes Stimulus Bill; Only 5% Goes to Infrastructure (LAT, Boston Globe) Nadler Amendment for Transit Clears While Amtrak Cuts Are Nixed (WSJ, Transbay Blog) Marin Looks to Grab Some Stimulus Funds (Marin IJ) Santa Cruz Will End Free Parking on Main Corridors (Merc) Nevada Considers Congestion Pricing (Merc) Court Refuses to Stop Bayview Redevelopment […]

GG Bridge Toll Hikes Approved 15-2, Supes Campos and Breed Opposed

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When the plan for much-needed toll hikes on the Golden Gate Bridge was approved Friday, the only opponents on the GG Bridge Highway and Transportation District Board of Directors were Supervisors David Campos and London Breed. All other 15 members who voted, including Marin County reps, apparently understood the need to fund rising infrastructure costs for […]