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Today’s Headlines

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Richards and Gabbard: Yes on Measure R! (Daily News) Planetizen Takes a Look at Measure T and Finds it Lacking Financial Times Takes a Look at Measure R and Finds it Worth Considering China’s Stimulus Package: $270B Invested in Rail (Reuters via Overhead Wire) Americans Ready to Shift Public Funds to Support Transit (Smart Growth […]

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Measure R Flawed, But Go Vote for It? (Daily News) Yes on 1A and Measure R (Angelinic) "Force Change" and Vote for Measure R Yes on Measure R Ads Stretch the Truth (Bottleneck Blog) SGV Tribune Publishes Typo Laden Letter Against Measure R (SGV Tribune) Highway Lobby Wants $544B in Next Federal Transpo Bill (Traffic […]

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Janette Sadik-Khan Headed to Obama’s Cabinet (NYC Streetsblog) Car Makers, UAW to Plead With Pelosi for More Government Assistance (NYT) Obama Team Considers ‘National Listening Tour’ on Energy and the Environment (Grist) Clean Transportation Went 4 for 4 Locally (LA Visions) Pols Crowd Microphone at Measure R Back Slapping Conference (Bottleneck Blog) Measure R "Our […]

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Dozens of Transit Agencies Sucked into Financial Vortex by Collapse of AIG (WaPo via Yglesias) Government Bias for Highway Spending Compounds Strain on Transit Systems (Salon) Metro Board Member Slams Measure R in Op/Ed (Daily News) No on Measure R (Pasadena Star News) City Working on Late Night DASH Plan (Blogdowntown) Thank God!  Gas Prices […]

Today’s Headlines

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Tuesday LAPD Lets Buses, Other Cops, Run Red Lights (Bus Bench) Down to the Big Two in Detroit? GM and Chrysler May Merge (NYT) California Opens New Ethanol Plant (San Francisco Chronicle) Obama Stimulus Plan Would Double Loan Guarantees for Car Makers (NYT) Will Americans Stop Believing That Higher Gas Prices Are Here to Stay? […]

Introducing, the “Measure J Page”

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As we approach election day, there’s going to be a lot of discussion of Measure J. Measure J is the proposed extension of the 2008 Measure R transit tax that is set to expire in 2039. Measure J would extend, not increase, the tax until 2069 allowing Metro to bond against future revenue to build […]