Today’s Headlines

  • 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 Stockton, San Joaquin River (ENS)
  • SF Mayor Committed to High-Speed Rail? (Fog City Journal, SF Examiner, The Overhead Wire)
  • New Group Links Rail Advocates (The Hill)
  • New Eastern Bay Bridge Span "Safe" After Cracked Welds Discovered (Coco Times)
  • Developer, Tribe Sued in Richmond Land Deal (Coco Times)
  • Scientists: Climate Change Has a Firm Grip (LAT)
  • National Conservation Area Would Cover Half a Million Acres in Six Counties (Sac Bee)

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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) […]

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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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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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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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BART Shooting Investigation Troubled From the Beginning (SF Gate) AC Transit Considers Raising Fares by 25 Cents (SF Gate, Coco Times) SF Mayor’s Train Box Statement Draws Concern from AC Transit President (SF Gate) Tesla Motors Dumps Plan to Build Auto Plant in San Jose (Merc) Envisioning a Future Interstate Rail Network (The Transport Politic […]

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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 […]