Today’s Headlines

  • Man Killed in Hit-n-Run Crash While Walking in the Bayview (SF Gate)
  • Activists Protest Unsafe Streets in Pune, India (World Streets via Streetsblog Network)
  • States Under Pressure to Make Quick Decisions on Stim Money Projects (AP)
  • Highway Expansions Aren’t Compatible With a Green Recovery (NPR)
  • Republicans "Cry Foul" Over High Speed Rail Funding (LAT)
  • WaPo: Senator Boxer Should Give Carbon Tax a Fair Hearing 
  • State Senate Still Trying to Pass a Budget (LAT)
  • New Housing Development Proposed on Former San Jose Railroad Route (Merc)
  • SF Planning Director Tours His Favorite Buildings in the City (SF Gate)
  • Amgen Tour Speeds Ahead Despite Rain and Thefts (Merc, SF Gate)
  • "Tour de Everyday" Ride Through Santa Cruz (IndyMedia

We’re taking the day off for the holiday and will resume a regular schedule tomorrow.

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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 […]

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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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More on San Francisco’s First Raised Bike Lane on Market Street (CityLab, Exam, SFBC, Kron4) SF City Report Recommends Automated Cameras to Enforce Speed Limits (SF Gate) CEQA Lawsuit Against Private Employer Buses Begins Today (Exam) MuniMobile Smartphone Payment App Now Available (Akit, SFist) Status of Current San Francisco Subway Projects (Muniverse) Caltrain Replaces Tilton Avenue Bridge in San Mateo, First of […]

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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 […]