Today’s Headlines

  • 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 First Leg of High Speed Rail Construction (SacBee)
  • State Assembly Will Hear Debate Over Bills to Extend Hybrid Carpool Stickers (Merc)
  • Vallejo May Get Stim Funds for Streetscape Improvements Downtown (Times Herald)
  • Ray Lahood Shows Official Love for Cyclists, Reads Streetsblog (USDOT Blog)
  • Car Makers Still Spending Large on Lobbyists (WaPo)

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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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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 […]

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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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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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Board of Supes Votes Not to Reject Muni Budget After All (SF Gate, SF Examiner, SFBG, SF Appeal) Paul Hogarth’s Take on Beyond Chron: "Fear of Newsom Petulance Causes Bad Muni Budget" Muni Metro to Get New Fare Gates (SF Gate)  "Safe Streets" Bill Dies in State Legislature (Streetsblog LA) Gearing up for Bike to […]

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Board of Supervisors "Poised to Reject" MTA Budget (KCBS) Will Muni Fare Hikes Really Raise New Revenue? (SFBG) Beyond Chron: "Muni Cuts Betray Promise of the Transit Effectiveness Project" Caltrain Board of Directors to Consider Fiscal Emergency, Higher Fares, Cuts (Merc) Downtown San Jose High-Speed Rail Would Benefit an A’s Stadium (Merc) SFCTA Study Released […]