Today’s Headlines

  • 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 Bikes on Caltrain and Today’s Board Meeting (SF Examiner)
  • NTSB to Investigate This Week’s BART Collison (SF Gate)
  • Committee Delays Action on Adding More School Crossing Guards in San Jose (Merc)
  • Tagged Ads Featuring Supervisor Bevan Dufty Moved From Some Muni Stations (BAR)
  • Schlage Lock Site Gets Okay for Redevelopment (Transbay Blog)
  • Santa Cruz Shows Off Its Bicycle Design Creativity in New Exhibit (Merc)

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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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MTC Committee Could Slash Stim Funds Today for Muni, AC Transit (Beyond Chron) President Obama: The Days of Building Sprawl Are Over (Veritas et Venustas) But the Days of Widening Highways Aren’t (VTA Watch) SF Parks Dept. Will Install 2,000 Parking Meters (SF Gate) Driver Stabs Off-Duty SF Bicycle Cop After "Traffic Altercation"(KTVU) Activists Demand […]

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Muni’s Streetcar #1 to Undergo $1.9 Million Renovation (SF Gate) Oakland Planning Commission to Consider Changing Zoning Rules (SF Gate) What Makes People Afraid of Urbanism? (TOW via Streetsblog.net) Fog City Journal: "Newsom Allies Maneuver to Appoint Mazzola to GG Bridge Commish" Public Meeting on Presidio Main Post Canceled (SF Gate, SF Citizen) BAAQMD Offers […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]