Today’s Headlines

  • Nationwide, voters are being asked to approve an ‘unprecedented’ $2 billion in transportation sales taxes (East Bay Times)
  • Governor signs cap-and-trade expenditure bills (Capitol Public Radio)
  • Where cap-and-trade investments are making a difference (Next City)
  • BART bond won’t address structural deficit (Systemic Failure)
  • Feds release conservation/solar development plan for CA desert (Bureau of Land Management)
  • Metro says forty percent of Expo line riders switched from solo driving (SCPR)
  • Charging toll is among remedies suggested for S.F.’s crookedest street (NBC)
  • San Diego gets federal grant for Mid-Coast Trolley (Fast Lane)
  • Podcast: True tales from Metro bus drivers (OffPeak)
  • Business groups, local government ask CA legislators to agree on transportation funding (LA Times)

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