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Today’s Headlines

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AC Transit Board Votes to Raise Fares (SF Gate, Coco Times) A Rundown of the Fare/Service Cuts Facing Bay Area Transit Agencies (Santa Rosa CityBus) Study: Calif. Coastal Cities Must Plan for a Rise in Ocean Levels (SF Gate, LAT, Merc) Van Jones will Take Role as White House Green Jobs Advisor (Alternet) Agency Squabbling […]

Despite Outcry, MTC Board Approves OAK Connector Funds

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Advocates packed the MTC hearing room Transportation and social justice advocates packed the Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) board meeting today to demand that the agency not spend a proposed $70 million of federal stimulus money on the Oakland Airport Connector (OAC) project.  MTC commissioners heard testimony for over two hours from some of the more […]

Short Stimulus Package Timeline Will Compel Tough Regional Choices

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The Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s (MTC) main auditorium in Oakland was standing-room-only  Wednesday for an Allocations Committee meeting where the MTC board debated proposals by staff on how to spend the expected stimulus money when President Obama signs the bill into law.  MTC Executive Director Steve Heminger explained the need to get the discussion started even […]