Today’s Headlines

  • 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 Before Voters to Help the City’s Budget Crisis (SF Examiner)
  • Police Association Prez Critical of BART Police Chief (ABC7)
  • Judge to Hear Lawsuit Challenging Socal Air District’s Emission Credits (LAT)
  • It Took Three Pedestrian Deaths to Finally Spur a Call to Action on a Dangerous Drive in L.A. (LAist)
  • Santa Cruz Takes Steps to Improve Bicycle Safety on Mission Street (Merc)
  • Restored Fox Theater Set to Re-Open in Oakland (Transbay Blog)

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Supervisor John Avalos Takes the Lead on the Muni Budget (Beyond Chron)  SF Examiner: "Higher Muni Fare Evasion Fines Pitched" Sizing Up Muni at Bay to Breakers (SF Appeal) BART Director Fang Insists Phone Card Will Prove Translink Obsolete (Matier & Ross)  Independent Auditor Would Investigate Civilian Complaints Against BART Police (SF Gate) Examiner Editorial […]

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From WalkSF: Some SOMA alleyways are becoming pedestrian walkways, calm refuges from wide roads and fast traffic. Explore where these and other fixes could help make it easier for people to walk to parks and open space. We’ll walk the alleys, visit a park and beautiful community gardens, and think about how to make central […]

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