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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Former Oak Trib Reporter Dies from Injuries Suffered in N-Judah Crash (Merc) Muni Bus Crashes into Light Poles, Building (ABC7) Obama Tells Mayors Not to Waste Stimulus Money (Sac Bee) Transpo Secretary Considering VMT Tax, More Highway, Bridge Tolls (AP, Yglesias) Bronx Burrough President to Head White House Urban Affairs Office (WaPo, News, The Caucus) […]

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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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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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Senate Stimulus Bill Contains $2 Billion for High-Speed Rail (CHSRB) Schumer Outlines Plan to Provide More Stim Money for Public Transit (NY1) MTA To Consider Paying Millions in Muni Crash Settlements (SF Gate)  SF Mayor Wants to Cut Legal Fund That Helps Tenants Facing Ellis Act Evictions (Beyond Chron) And He’s Against Putting Tax Measures […]

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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 […]

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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 […]