Today’s Headlines

  • MTA Board Set to Vote on Budget Today (KCBS)
  • AC Transit Looks to Cut Service by 15 Percent (Merc
  • More on Peninsula Opposition to High-Speed Rail (SF Examiner)
  • San Francisco’s "10 Greenest Buildings" (SF Gate
  • More Housing Built in SF Last Year Than Any Year Since ’65 (SF Gate)
  • San Mateo Downtown Plan Moving Forward (Merc)
  • Nobody’s Buying New Cars (LA Daily News)
  • LAPD Offers Reward for Info on Christmas Day Hit-and-Run (San Fernando Sun)
  • I-280 Bicycle Bridge Opening Today (Merc)
  • Imagining Kansas City as Walkable and Transit-Oriented (TC Streets via Streetsblog.net)

Note: Reporter Matthew Roth and I are in New York City this week for the Livable Streets Initiative party. We’ll be posting lightly. However, reporter Susan Vaughan is covering today’s MTA meeting to adopt a final budget, and we’ll be offering coverage on Twitter. Click here to follow us.

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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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New York’s Schumer Supports $5 Billion More for Transit in Stimulus (NYT) Stimulus for the ‘Next American Dream’ (SF Gate) Auto Industry to Court Obama Adminstration, Barbara Boxer at DC Car Show (Detroit News) BART Deal to Provide WiFi Systemwide for $30 a Month, $300 a Year (SF Gate, CNET) Parking Fees Go Up Today […]

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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 […]