Today’s Headlines

  • 33,000 People Died on American Roads in 2009, and That’s Considered a Success (AP, USA Today)
  • Down Economy May Be Reason for Decline in Traffic Deaths, Injuries in San Francisco (SF Examiner)
  • Obama Touches Briefly on Infrastructure in Combative Campaign Season Speech (NYT, TPM)
  • Oberstar Offers “Grudging Praise” of Obama Spending Plan (Oregonian)
  • LaHood says Trains for U.S. Transit Projects Should be Made in U.S. (Seattle Times)
  • San Mateo Adopts “Three-Pronged” Approach to High-Speed Rail, Including Litigation (Daily Journal)
  • Korean Designer Crafts New Crosswalk Design (Fastcodesign via Yglesias)
  • Palo Alto Housing Strategy to Focus on Transit Corridors (Palo Alto Online)
  • BIKE NOPA Interviews Stuart Matthews, Organizer of Fix Fell Now! Protests
  • Another Gay Man says He was Assaulted on Muni; Hate Crimes Unit Investigating (BAR)
  • Chevron Quietly Trying to Get It Exempted from Enviro Laws in Richmond (SF Gate, Merc)
  • SFO Workers Likely to Get a Break on BART Fares (City Insider)
  • City Council Opts to Rehabilitate Healdsburg Bridge, Instead of Building New One (Press Democrat)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill