Today’s Headlines

  • Automakers Come Back to Public Feed Trough for $14 Billion (SF Gate) (NYT)
  • Obama Signs Stimulus Bill Into Law (NYT)
  • The Politics Behind Obama’s Funding of High Speed Rail in Stim Package (Politico)
  • Reaction to Politico Article at HSR Blog (CHSRB)
  • Transpo Sec LaHood on How Stim Money Will Be Spent (Transportation for America)
  • Good Analysis of the David Brooks Editorial on Sprawl and Density (Joe Urban, Discovering Urbanism)
  • Sac Bee Editorial Questioning the Move to Transform Planning and Design Commissions (Sac Bee)
  • Muni Will Restore Right-Turn Beeping Noise (City Insider)
  • Muni Seeks to Prevent Car Drivers From Entering Train Tunnels (Examiner)

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SFCTA Studying Bicycle, Ped, Motor Vehicle Patterns on Octavia Boulevard (SF Examiner) Traffic Nightmare at LA Schools (NYT via Streetsblog LA) Pedestrian Killed on 280/1 Connector Ramp (BCN via CBS5) Homeland Security Doles Out Money to Bay Area Transit Agencies (BCN via ABC7) Merc Editorial: "High-Speed Rail Still Makes Sense" Obama to Announce Plans for […]

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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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Transit News Disappointing in Final Stimulus but HSR Gets a Boost (AP via Transport Politic) Transit Takes a $459 Million Hit in State Budget Deal But Will it Pass? (LAT, Ca.Progress Rep.) BART Board to Get Update on Police Oversight Committee (SF Gate) SF Park Rangers Want to Carry Guns and Get Full Law-Enforcement Status […]

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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 […]

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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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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 […]