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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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 […]

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Police Brace for More Protests in Oakland Today Over BART Shooting (Merc, KTVU, Beyond Chron) VTA Set to Approve Funding for BART Project Today (VTA Watch) Study: Public Transit Riders Save an Average of $8,368 A Year by Not Driving (SF Examiner) Muni Catching A Lot More Fare Evaders (SF Gate) N-Judah Chronicles: 2009 "May […]

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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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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 […]