Today’s Headlines

  • Mayor Newsom Blasts TWU; Blames Union for Muni Service Cuts (SF Examiner)  
  • Mechanical Problems Cause More Delays for BART Passengers (SF Examiner
  • Study of Portland Bike Corrals Confirms Widespread Support from Businesses (Bike Portland)
  • Charges Dropped Against Ex-Official in Toronto Cyclist’s Death (Toronto Star via Biking Toronto)
  • Man Dies After Being Hit by Driver Near Concord Highway On-Ramp (BCN via CBS5)
  • Crosswalks in New Divisadero St. Pedestrian Design "Make Little Sense" (BIKE NOPA
  • Are "Shrinking Cities" Really Growing Smaller, or Are They Sprawling
    Out? (Switchboard)
  • Large Mixed-Used Development Proposed for Brisbane Baylands (Merc)
  • Car Blog Jalopnik:
    Indian Cities Won’t Be Able to Function With Millions of New Cars 
  • SMART To Get $28 Million in State Funds for Maintenance Facility, Stations (Press Democrat)
  • Women Who Bike Series Features Sunday Streets Coordinator Susan King (BIKE NOPA)
  • UK Guardian: "Why Coffee, Cake and Cycling Make Natural Partners" 
  • UCLA Students Catch Flash Mob Fever in "30 Seconds of Awesome" (KTLA via Streetsblog LA)

More headlines at Streetsblog
Capitol Hill

  • Apropos of our inclement weather, check out this short video of many, many people of Utrecht, Netherlands, bicycling in the rain. (Plus you get a nice glimpse of their bicycle infrastructure.)

    http://hembrow.blogspot.com/2010/05/utrecht-in-rain.html

  • Nick

    Coffee, cake, and cycling? Sounds like Ritual until they doubled their prices.

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