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Transportation Headlines for Friday February 27, 2009

10 Of The Greatest Metro Stations

BAY AREA - Stimulus funds set for roads, transit
San Francisco Chronicle

Caltrans by the Numbers: Report Cards Shows District 7 is the Worst

Commission recommends federal gas tax increase
Los Angeles Times

County transit chips in for Metrolink train safety upgrades - All member agencies are asked to contribute
Orange County Register

C-SPAN Civics Bus visits Cal State San Bernardino
San Bernardino Sun

Honk If You've Heard This One Before

House approves $10.2 billion for transit in omnibus appropriations bill
Progressive Railroading

House Passes Omnibus Appropriations Bill For FY 2009-- $10.2 Billion For Transit!
American Public Transportation Association

In New York, Broadway as the great walkway
New York Times

Metro plans nearly $1 billion in transportation spending
Daily News

Metro (Sort Of) Decides on Its Stimulus List

MTA OKs $1 billion project spending
Daily News

Obituary: Former state lawmaker Nell Soto, 82
Sacramento Bee/Capitol Alert

O.C. transportation exec said to be leading candidate for L.A.'s top job
Los Angeles Times/LA Now

Rail Subsidy Would Rise Under Obama Budget Proposal

Rep. Blumenauer to Call for Kick-Start of Transportation Finance Reform to Sustain America's Infrastructure Future

Retiming LA’s Deathwalks

SoCal city approves proposal for NFL stadium
Associated Press

Statement by William W. Millar, President of the American Public Transportation Association (APTA), on the Release of the National Surface Transportation Infrastructure Financing Commission Report: `Paying Our Way: A New Framework for Transportation Finance`
American Public Transportation Association

Stimulus Package and its impact on transportation

Trenching could take some of the controversy out of high-speed rail
Mercury News

Wake Up and Smell the Train Coming