Today’s Headlines

  • Thank you, legislature, for passing a transportation bill (The Californian)
  • How transportation bill could help San Jose commuters (Mercury News)
  • BART won’t have to make deep service cuts thanks to state transportation bill (SF Gate, SF Bay)
  • Some are already plotting to use gas tax increase for new highways (Systemic Failure)
  • Fear that EPA request for delays will weaken air quality rules (LA Times)
  • Freeway ramp metering has been in use for fifty years (Daily News)
  • CA cap-and-trade survives lawsuit (Huffington Post)
  • Anti-CAHSR reporter finds another angle for attacking high speed rail (LA Times)

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