Today’s Headlines

  • MTC Proposes Raising Bridge Tolls in 2010 (Examiner)
  • Silicon Valley Shuttles Upsetting Noe Valley Residents (Examiner)
  • 2-Time Cable Car Bell Ringing Champion Oats Wins Again (SF Gate)
  • San Jose City Council Won’t Give Up Car Allowance (Merc)
  • Novato Considers Intersection Improvements After Death of 9-Year Old (Marin IJ)
  • SamTrans Considers Service and Employee Cuts (SM Times)
  • Rising Fuel Costs Could Alter Summer Driving Plans (Examiner)
  • Congress Passes Weak Cash-for-Clunkers Bill (WSJ)
  • Sacramento Auto Dealers Happy About Cash-for-Clunkers (SacBee)
  • Why Denver Decided to Invest in Transit and Urbanism (Takeaway)
  • Here’s What Other Countries Are Doing to Reduce Car Speeds (World Streets via Streetsblog.net)
  • How to Pick Up a Bike Rider, by Marie Claire

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Today’s Headlines

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MTA Board Will Consider Fare Hikes, Line Cuts, Furloughs, Downsizing, Crying (SF Gate) Lowes Eyes Bayshore Blvd Location Formerly Sought by Home Depot (Examiner) (SF Gate) More on Street Repair Bond, KFC Marketers Said to Be Dismayed (Examiner) Caltrain Agrees to Share ROW With HSR for Electrification Deal (CBS 5) Planetizen Asks If High-Speed Rail […]