Media Coverage: 2009

MTI’s expertise in surface transportation topics has brought the organization a great deal of media coverage. This list represents a sample that includes print and broadcast stories.

Media Coverage

Date Media Outlet Topic
December 28, 2009 Planetizen.com New Research: Effect of Suburban TODs on Surrounding Property Values
December 25, 2009 North County Times Phoenix area’s light rail system marks first year
December 21, 2009 Georgia Tech School of Architecture Effect of TODs on Suburban Land Values
December 21, 2009 KQED radio Public Transportation Cuts
December 6, 2009 KCBS Women more afraid to use mass transit
December 4, 2009 San Gabriel Valley Tribune Underground high-speed rail trains at Diridon Station unlikely, rail leaders say
December 3, 2009 San Jose Business Journal High-speed rail board discusses rescinding EIR
November 15, 2009 Palo Alto Online Rail authority approves $9 million PR effort
November 6, 2009 New York Times Stimulus Sparks Scuffle Among High-Speed Rail Boosters
November 2, 2009 Ottawa Citizen Canada, US urged to get on board with HSR
October 29, 2009 Federal Transit Administration Deputy Administrator addresses MTI and Commonwealth Club
October 28, 2009 KGO Radio Bay Bridge emergency repairs
October 22, 2009 New York Times HSR effort proceeds with caution
October 12, 2009 Spartan Daily Bicycle Riding, Sharing is focus of workshop
October 12, 2009 San Jose Business Journal Cooperation key to funding Bay Area high-speed rail
October 09, 2009 Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers Judge issues tentative ruling in favor of California high-speed rail authority
October 08, 2009 Contra Costa Times State rail agency can stay on track
October 05, 2009 San Jose Business Journal Move to delay California high-speed rail rejected
October 05, 2009 San Jose Business Journal New Scheme Tried on High-Speed Rail
October 02, 2009 ABC News HSR Advocates Discuss Funding
October 02, 2009 KTVU High-Speed Rail Advocates Rally For Federal Fun
October 02, 2009 LA Curbed Everyone’s at the High-Speed Rail Rally at Union Station
October 02, 2009 San Francisco Examiner Stimulus to keep rail plan moving
September 30, 2009 KCBS Rail Plan Unveiled
September 23, 2009 New Kerala Training under NRTI begins
September 14, 2009 CNBC MTI publishes report on attracting students to transportation careers
September 14, 2009 Sacramento Bee MTI publishes report on attracting students to transportation careers
August 27, 2009 Wall Street Select MTI studies role of transportation in campus emergencies
August 27, 2009 Forbes MTI studies role of transportation in campus emergencies
August 24, 2009 Buffalo News SJSU professors study lane conversion on BRT and light rail systems
August 24, 2009 CBS-2 Chicago SJSU professors study lane conversion on BRT and light rail systems
August 24, 2009 Minneapolis-St Paul Star Tribune SJSU professors study lane conversion on BRT and light rail systems
August 19, 2009 BizWire MTI alumnus joins LA water board
August 7, 2009 The Week The drive for faster trains
August 5, 2009 San Jose Mercury News MTI publishes study on publicv vs private mobility for poor people
August 5, 2009 CBS Money Watch MTI publishes study on publicv vs private mobility for poor people
August 5, 2009 Earth Times MTI publishes report on public vs.private transportation for welfare recipients
July 31, 2009 Mass Transit Does the US really need HSR?– bylined article
July 7, 2009 Bnet Books Will Terrorists Go Nuclear? – book review
July 7, 2009 San Jose Mercury News HSR may need more study
June 19, 2009 CBS News Investigation into Muni crash
April 19, 2009 Airport Business MTI releases report on land use around airports
April 16, 2009 IBA Buzz Bay Area group meets with President about HSR
April 9, 2009 Direkt Broker (Germany) MTI releases report on land use around airports
April 9, 2009 Street Insider MTI releases report on land use around airports
April 9, 2009 Yahoo! Finance MTI releases report on land use around airports
April 8, 2009 The Economist Will HSR work in the US?
April 7, 2009 Clean Fleet Report HSR opens the way for intermodal potential
March 23, 2009 San Francisco Examiner Survey respondents favor HSR over air travel
March 23, 2009 Albuquerque Business Journal Bay Area Roads May Get $1.5B from Feds
March 16, 2009 San Francisco Examiner Crime Not an Obstacle to Transit in San Francisco
March 13, 2009 KLIV Radio HSR board member explains loan
March 13, 2009 Business Journal HSR Seeks State Loan
March 12, 2009 San Francisco Examiner Agencies must unite for HSR funds
March 12, 2009 Metro Diridon quoted in HSR article
March 11, 2009 Digital50 MTI releases report on public transit use and crime rates
March 11, 2009 forbes.com MTI releases report on public transit use and crime rates
March 10, 2009 All Business MTI: Where crime is high, people use less transit
March 10, 2009 Reuters Crime Not an Obstacle to Transit in San Francisco
March 4, 2009 Mass Transit Diridon addresses local HSR issues
March 2, 2009 San Francisco Chronicle Wi-Drive proposes service; Diridon not so sure
February 25, 2009 Int’l Herald Tribune Ignoring rail put US on the wrong track
February 22, 2009 CBS News Diridon interviewed about high-speed rail
February 18, 2009 San Jose Mercury News Roadshow: Do public officials use alternative transport?
February 17, 2009 San Jose Mercury News Transportation Leaders Walk the Talk
February 13, 2009 Construction Equipment Guide California Schools Compete in Garrett Morgan Program
February 12, 2009 Project Disaster Strengthening the Safety of Our Mass Transit System
January 26, 2009 Media News Group Carpool buy-in could be tough sell
January 25, 2009 The Lyme Times Diridon addresses the need for speed at HSR conference
January 23, 2009 Thames River Times Diridon is special speaker at New London transportation meeting
January 23, 2009 San Jose Mercury News Diridon addresses carpool lane issue
January 21, 2009 SF Bay Guardian Diridon sees hope in stimulus package
January 6, 2009 This New England Summary of speakers at New London transportation meeting
January 3, 2009 Eureka Times Standard School joins Garrett Morgan competition
January 1, 2009 BLET News High-speed rail optimistic about more spending