Today’s Headlines

  • Texting Driver Gets Six Years in Prison for Causing Fatal Crash in North State (AP)
  • Passenger Trapped, Dragged Under Muni Bus (KCBS)
  • Body Found on I-880 in Fremont May Be Hit-and-Run Victim (BCN via CBS5)
  • BART Fined for Safety Violations in Employee’s Death (KRON)
  • MTA Considers Raising Parking Meter Rates (SF Examiner)
  • Willie Brown: HSRC Chair Quentin Kopp is "Going to Get Piled On"
  • Voters May Decide High-Density Housing Measure for Alameda Point (SF Gate)
  • Tahoe’s BlueGO Transit System Facing Cuts (Tahoe Daily Tribune)
  • Grieve-Smith Likes the Ride on Albuquerque’s Rapid Buses (via Streetsblog.net)
  • Bike Portland: New Company Takes Pedal-Powered Delivery to the Next Level
  • South Korean Man Pedals for Peace Across the Globe (Miami Herald)

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This Week in Livable Streets Events

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Get down to some important meetings this week on congestion pricing, proposed parklets and SMART. Then test out bike share and pedal to a couple of SFBC rides this weekend. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday: The SFCTA Board considers advancing the Congestion Pricing study. Show up and tell the board why you […]

Today’s Headlines

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How to Fix Muni? The Guardian Recaps a List of Priorities from Advocates (SFBG) Power Outage in the Mission Disrupts Muni (SF Examiner)  Teenager Who Fell Through Bus Door in Palo Alto Settles Lawsuit (Palo Alto Online) Santa Cruz Given Until November to Meet Terms of Rail Line Purchase (SC Sentinel) SMART Gets Six Bids […]

Summer Solstice Fundraiser for the SF Bicycle Coalition

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From Vote for Love Productions via Facebook: Fundraiser to support the SF San Francisco Bicycle Coalition at Thee Parkside in San Francisco. Live Music! Raffle! Auction! Beer! Food! Good Times! Phone Sex Operators and Fleeting Trance performing! Raflle/Auction contributors thus far: Pedal Revolution Roxie Theater Mission Cliffs Indoor Rock Climbing Gym Yoga Tree American College of Traditional Chinese Medicine California […]
Deliveries by e-trike: Now happening in Portland. Photo: Bike Portland
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UPS Begins Delivering Packages via E-Trike in Portland

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Delivery trucks are terrible for city streets, polluting the air, blocking bike lanes, endangering pedestrians and cyclists. But cities need the goods they carry. One way around the problem of big trucks is to divide deliveries into smaller loads, carried with smaller vehicles. Jonathan Maus at Bike Portland reports on an encouraging development on that front: UPS is piloting the […]

Today’s Headlines

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CA Assembly Approves $4.5B HSR Bonds, Today’s Senate Vote Critical (SacBee, Merc, CBS 5) N-Judah to Shut Down, J-Church Disrupted for Four More Weekends (City Insider) Muni Lines Disrupted by Overhead Wire Problems, Suspicious Package (CBS 5) Man Trips, Gets Arm Run Over by Muni Bus in Outer Richmond (SFGate) Marina Times: SF Should “Learn From […]