Today’s Headlines

  • State Budget Deal Would Eliminate Public Transit Funds (Cyclelicio.us, Transbay Blog)
  • If Wall Street Gets Operating Funds Why Not Public Transit? (NYT)
  • The Time is Now for High Speed Rail (HuffPo)
  • BART Protesters Turn Out in Force at Board Meeting (ABC7)
  • Planning Workshop on Palo Alto’s California Avenue Gets Heated (Merc)
  • San Jose Boy Who Was Struck By a Car in Hit-n-Run Crash Still in a Coma (Merc)
  • The Politics of Parking in San Francisco (SF State News)
  • Rail Car Manufacturers Put on a Show for SMART (Marin IJ)
  • The Benefits of a Sidewalk Perspective (Sustainable Savannah via Streetsblog Network)
  • Where to Watch the Amgen Tour This Weekend (SF Gate, Bikescape)

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Op-Ed in Chronicle Supporting Congestion Pricing in San Francisco (SF Gate) The TA Will Consider Releasing Prop K Funds for Transbay Terminal (Examiner) Muni Crash with 18-Wheeler on T-3rd Sent Seven to Hospital Last Night (Examiner) (SF Gate) MTC Revises Revenue Projections, Delays Vote on RTP (Merc) Sacramento Mayor KJ Upset His City Not on […]

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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 […]

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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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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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Merc: "VTA is in Dire Straights, Yet Has Major Expansion Plans"  Bay Area Cities Protest State Raids on Transit and Local Funds (San Mateo Daily Journal) SFBG: "Muni Layoffs Don’t Make Sense"  SamTrans Bus Driver Arrested for Allegedly Driving Drunk (San Mateo County Times) Doyle Drive Off-Ramp Closure "Goes Smoothly" (SF Gate)  Brighter LED Lights […]

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Police Brace for More Protests in Oakland Today Over BART Shooting (Merc, KTVU, Beyond Chron) VTA Set to Approve Funding for BART Project Today (VTA Watch) Study: Public Transit Riders Save an Average of $8,368 A Year by Not Driving (SF Examiner) Muni Catching A Lot More Fare Evaders (SF Gate) N-Judah Chronicles: 2009 "May […]