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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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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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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Stimulus Hopes Fading for Public Transit and High Speed Rail (NYT) Commuter Benefits Law Takes Effect (SF Gate) Muni Fare Collections Are Up (SF Gate via N-Judah Chronicles) But Not on the Culture Bus (SF Gate) Peaceful BART Shooting Protest (CBS 5) Big Turnout for MLK Day Freedom Trains (ABC 7) Gag Order Lifted for […]

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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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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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Oscar Grant Shooting Protest Ends in Arrests; More Vandalism Reported (KTVU, Merc) Meantime, the D-A Says Grant Had Both Hands Behind His Back When He Was Shot (SF Gate) Bridge Toll Money to be Reallocated for BART Rail Extension (Coco Times) Committee Approves Plan to Go After Rental Car Drivers Who Skip Paying Tolls (Coco […]