Today’s Headlines

  • 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 (SF Gate)
  • Car Crashes into Two N-Judah Trains, One Injury Reported (SF Gate, N-Judah Chronicles)
  • Undisclosed Bids Submitted for Residential Buildings Near New Transbay Terminal (SF Gate)
  • City of Davis Looking to Establish Museum for Vintage Bikes (KCRA)
  • On-Street Bicycle Parking Will Begin Next Week in Seattle (Bicycle Fixation)

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State Budget Deal Would Eliminate Public Transit Funds (Cyclelicio.us, Transbay Blog) If Wall Street Gets Operating Funds Why Not Public Transit? (NYT) The Time is Now for High Speed Rail (HuffPo) BART Protesters Turn Out in Force at Board Meeting (ABC7) Planning Workshop on Palo Alto’s California Avenue Gets Heated (Merc) San Jose Boy Who […]

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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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BART Board to Appoint Police Oversight Committee (SF Gate) State Lawmakers Rush to Raid Public Transit Fund Thwarts Will of Voters (LAT) Anger Mounts Over Governor’s Plan to Exempt Highway Projects from CEQA (LAT) Beyond Chron: Stimulus Must Include Money for Mass Transit  Republicans Oppose Stimulus Money for Bicycle Paths (BCT via Streetsblog Network) Infrastructure […]

BART Will Study Second Transbay Tube, West Side Extension

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Updated 11:06 p.m. with comments from BART Board-elect Nick Josefowitz. BART says it will formally study the decades-old ideas of building a second Transbay tube and extending service to SF’s western neighborhoods. Ellen Smith, BART’s acting manager for strategic and policy planning, recently told a SF County Transportation Authority Board committee (comprised of SF supervisors) […]