Today’s Headlines

  • Palo Alto "Cries Foul" Over High-Speed Rail Contract (Merc)
  • How Much High-Speed Rail Does $8 Billion Buy? (MSNBC)
  • Menlo Park to Abandon Plans for Dumbarton Transit Station (Merc)
  • Bus Fares Rising in Yolo County (Sac Bee)
  • San Joaquin County Planning for More Walkable Neighborhoods (Stockton Record)
  • The Bikescape Podcast: Bike Bloggers Meet in Sacramento
  • Community Outraged Over Hit-and-Run Death of USC Student (LAT)
  • SFBG: The BART Police Committee Mess 
  • Auto Workers Angry Strings Attached to Government Money (LA Daily News)
  • Albuquerque Getting a Bike Bridge Across Rio Grande (Bike ABQ via Streetsblog.net)

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Low Expectations for High-Speed Rail at NYU Conference (Streetsblog NY) California HSR Bidding Could Begin in Late 2011 (Biz Journal via Infrastructurist)  LA Times: "A High-Speed Zip Across Europe by Train" Software Called "Fleet Focus" Will Track SF City Vehicle Usage (SF Examiner) Central Subway Construction Will Mean End of SOMA Gas Station (SF 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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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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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 […]
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Midwest Rail Advocates Take the Fight to Scott Walker

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In November, voters in 36 states will head to the polls to choose governors. Among the state leaders up for reelection is Wisconsin’s Scott Walker, who faces a strong challenge from Democrat and former Trek Bicycle executive Mary Burke. Walker is one of three Republican governors who rejected high-speed rail funds from the Obama administration in 2010 […]