Today’s Headlines

  • 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 at Three BART Peninsula Stations (Merc)
  • Electricians ‘Lapse’ Likely Caused Last Spring’s BART Fire (Merc)
  • Samtrans Begins Fare Hikes (KCBS, Coco Times)
  • More on the Money Woes at Bay Area Transit Agencies (Merc
  • Report Urges Seattle’s Sound Transit to More Closely Monitor Costs (Seattle PI)
  • Real Estate Speculators Want to Raise City’s Condo Conversion Cap (Beyond Chron)

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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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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 […]

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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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Republican Senator from Missouri Wants to Kill High Speed Rail Stim Funding (CHSRB) APTA Urges Congress to Provide $15 Billion in Stim Money for Public Transit (Progressive Railroading) Building Mass-Transit Infrastructure Would Lift the Country Out of Recession (The Nation via Planetizen) Anti-Environmental Legislators Make Some Outrageous State Budget Demands (Ca Progress Report) More About […]

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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 […]

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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 […]