Today’s Headlines

  • Examiner Does Funny Bit of Adding to Make BART Unions Look Bad. Bottom Line: Talks Expensive
  • Doyle Drive Closure This Weekend While Crews Cut Down Trees (SF Gate) (Examiner)
  • Wrongful-Death Lawsuit Filed by Parents of a Boy Killed by Truck in Berkeley (SF Gate)
  • Caltrans Re-opens Richmond Bridge Toll Booth Where Worker Fatally Shot (CoCo Times)
  • Marin Deputies Watched While Richmond Bridge Shooter Went on Rampage (CoCo Times)
  • Four Children Seriously Injured in Pittsburg Car Crash Weren’t Buckled In (CoCo Times) (Merc)
  • New AAA Study Shows Dangers of Driving While Medicated, Particularly for Seniors (Sac Bee)
  • Driver Using Oxycontin Not Charged for Crushing Girl-Scout Mom, Forcing Leg Amputation (SF Gate)
  • Port of Oakland Truckers Scramble to Install Diesel Retrofits (Oak Trib)
  • Mr Roadshow Anticipates Opening of Tunnels at Devil’s Slide on Rt. 1 (Merc)
  • Perverse Op-Ed Tries to Make Federalism Argument About Texting-While-Driving Ban (Examiner)
  • In Memoriam: "Cash for Clunkers" (SF Gate) (Sac Bee)
  • Subsidizing Car Purchases: Smart or Dumb? Kossacks Weigh In
  • Traffic Noise Could Be Ruining Sex-Life of Urban Frogs in Australia (AP, via Merc)

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AC Transit Ordered into Arbitration with Union, Buses Still Running (CBS, SF Gate) It Was a Bad Weekend for Cyclists and Peds (CBS, CBS, Merc, ABC) Traffic Changes and Homeless Concerns at Transbay Terminal Site (SF Gate, SF Gate) Van Ness Auto Row Buildings Could Get Historic Status (Examiner) Alioto-Pier Wants SFPD Background Checks for […]