Today’s Headlines

  • Governor’s Gas Tax Scheme a "Bait and Switch" Move to Avoid Funding Transit (Sac Bee)
  • Merc: "What Will It Take to Fix Bay Area Transit Crisis?" 
  • Mayor’s State of City Makes No Mention of Improving Muni’s On-Time Performance (SF Gate)
  • Tentative Nod for Congestion-Based Toll Increases on Bay Area Bridges (SF Gate, Coco Times)
  • "Where the Riders Are" on BART (The Pedestrianist)
  • SMART Holds Public Hearing on Interior Design for Trains (Marin IJ)
  • California Adopts "Greenest Building Codes in U.S." (SF Gate
  • Free Parking for Oakland City Workers Costs $400,000 a Year (In Oakland Blog
  • BOS Prez David Chiu Doesn’t Want New Buildings to Shadow City Parks (SF Gate)
  • More Coverage from the NYT on Obama Admin’s Sustainable Transpo Initiative

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