Today’s Headlines

  • President Obama Urges Stimulus Passage Without Republican Support (WaPo)
  • Bay Area Activists Should Urge Pelosi to Rescue the Stimulus Package (Beyond Chron)
  • Newsom Won’t Be Among California Mayors in D.C. to Plead for Stim Money (Merc)
  • Oakland Cyclist Who Was Victim of Hit-n-Run Still in Hospital (CBS5)
  • China Close to Taking Over as the World’s Number One Auto Market (NPR)
  • BART Moving Forward With Its Warm Springs Extension (KCBS)
  • Muni Releases Translink Survey (Akit’s Complaint Department)
  • Life Within Walking Distance (Rebuilding Place via Streetsblog Network)
  • Fremont Planning Commission Pick Not Sitting Well With Some (Merc)

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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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House Passes Stimulus Bill; Only 5% Goes to Infrastructure (LAT, Boston Globe) Nadler Amendment for Transit Clears While Amtrak Cuts Are Nixed (WSJ, Transbay Blog) Marin Looks to Grab Some Stimulus Funds (Marin IJ) Santa Cruz Will End Free Parking on Main Corridors (Merc) Nevada Considers Congestion Pricing (Merc) Court Refuses to Stop Bayview Redevelopment […]

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Former Oak Trib Reporter Dies from Injuries Suffered in N-Judah Crash (Merc) Muni Bus Crashes into Light Poles, Building (ABC7) Obama Tells Mayors Not to Waste Stimulus Money (Sac Bee) Transpo Secretary Considering VMT Tax, More Highway, Bridge Tolls (AP, Yglesias) Bronx Burrough President to Head White House Urban Affairs Office (WaPo, News, The Caucus) […]

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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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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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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 […]