Today’s Headlines

  • Schwarzenegger Has the Gall to Consider Raiding Transit Funds Again (LAT, SF Examiner)
  • Transit Agencies Nationwide Continue to Face Deficits and Cuts (WSJ)
  • Transit Ridership Apparently Down Across the Country But Not in San Francisco (City Insider)
  • MTA Asking Vendors to Reduce Contracts by 3 Percent to Help Shave Deficit (SF Examiner
  • NY Times: San Francisco’s "Ambitious Downtown Transit Project is at Hand" 
  • Port of Oakland Truckers Get Help to Comply With New Environmental Rules (KCBS, ABC7, SFBG)
  • Proposal Would Require California Developers to Study Effects of Freeway Pollution (Coco Times)
  • Two North Bay Cities Refuse Money for Dense Development Along SMART Rail Line (Marin IJ)
  • Chronicle Writes About Adam Greenfield’s Year of Living Truly Car-Free (SF Gate)
  • Palo Alto to Begin Planting 60 Trees on California Avenue (Palo Alto Online)
  • Will 2010 Be the Year That States Get Serious About Outlawing Distracted Driving? (NYT)
  • Achtung! Bono Wants to Revive Boomer Fantasy of Sexy Cars (NYT)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill.