Today’s Headlines

109962268.jpgWhat’s left of a man’s bicycle who was targeted in a "hit and run rampage" by a driver at Missouri and 17th in San Francisco. Photo: Troy Holden
  • Horrific: Cops Search for Driver Who Ran Down Four Cyclists (SF Gate, KCBS, Mission Loc@l, SFist)
  • "Anti-Mountain Biking Advocate" Arrested for Attacking Cyclists with Handsaw (Cyclelicious via SFist)
  • Four LA Cops Involved in Critical Mass Assault Put on Desk Duty (LAT,
  • SJ Driver Involved in Street Race That Killed Woman Pleads No Contest (Merc)
  • BAAQMD Board Approves New Development Guidelines Aimed at Limiting C02 (Merc
  • SF Supes Delay Rejection of MTA Budget Pending TWU Vote (SF Gate)  
  • More Delays for BART as Train Gets Stuck Heading into Transbay Tube (SF Gate
  • Legislation Would Limit Red-Light Cameras to Intersections with History of Collisions (CBS5)
  • SF Appeal Writer to Chronicle Columnist/SF Resident Chuck Nevius: Consider Riding a Bike
  • SMART Selects Guerneville Rd. for Its Northern Santa Rosa Rail Station (Press Democrat
  • Complete Streets, Transit-Oriented Development Top Grist
    for Kicking Offshore Oil Habit …
  • … Obama Admin Not Nearly as Decisive (Post,
    Though We Won’t Be Nuking the Gulf (NYT)
  • Horrific is the right word for the attempted murder of the bicyclists in the Mission last night. If crazy people are going to use their cars as weapons, I think it’s time to talk about buffer lanes of parked cars between bicyclists and the street like they are doing in New York City.

  • Heh! You guys freaked me out! “There’s no rail line to Guerneville! What are they thinking!” But it’s Guerneville Road, specifically where Guerneville road crosses the tracks – in Santa Rosa.

  • John, I thought the same thing and clicked thru to read it.

  • Hah, thanks John. I’ve fixed that.

  • JohnB


    That old rail line runs way beyond Santa Rosa – from memory up through Willits and maybe as far as Eureka.

    AFAIK, it’s still intact and used for freight in some parts.

    An asset for future expansion, perhaps?

  • CBrinkman

    Agreed taomom, that was my first thought. I don’t feel that we’re doing enough to keep cyclists safe. The convenience of drivers continues to take precedence over the safety of pedestrians and cyclists. It’s time to change that if we really want people to have the option to drive less. People are not afraid of walking and biking, they are afraid of car traffic.

  • Since Madison is an awesome city, I thought I’d pass this along.

  • “That old rail line runs way beyond Santa Rosa – from memory up through Willits and maybe as far as Eureka.

    AFAIK, it’s still intact and used for freight in some parts.”



Today’s Headlines

Bay Bridge Expected to Reopen This Morning (SF Appeal, SF Gate, ABC7) Bridge Closure "Strained the Region’s Transportation System" (Merc) VTA Deficit Jumps to $98 Million, Four Times Worse Than Projected (Merc) Peninsula HSR Supporters Form New Partnership to Counter Opposition (SJ Business Times, CHSRB) AP Story Focuses Mostly on the Critics of SF’s Extended […]

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Caltrans Reopens Bay Bridge After Finishing Detour Work and Repairing Crack (SF Gate, Merc) Boy in Intensive Care After Vicious Stabbing on a Muni Bus (Matier & Ross, ABC7, SF Appeal) Four People Injured After Cable Car Collides with a Muni Van (SF Examiner) SF Mayor’s Proposal to Replace Environmental Review Staff with Contractors "Draws […]

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Man Stabbed on Muni Bus in Sunset Will Survive, Cops Seeking Suspect (Examiner, BCN via Appeal) New Clipper Card Fare Gates at Civic Center Muni Metro Station (Examiner) SF Does Even More to Promote Car Sharing (SF Gate) Treasure Island Development Set to Begin (Examiner) More on NYC’s Landmark Pedestrian Safety Study (NYC Streetsblog) SF […]

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BART Officer Scuffles with Passenger in Arrest Caught on Video (SF Gate, CBS5) Stim Funds Could Help BART Avert Layoffs (SF Gate, ABC7) BART Director Tom Radulovich Passes on a Pay Raise (City Insider) Questions Raised About the Transparency of Obama Admin’s Stim Fund Site (SF Gate) Vehicular Manslaughter Charges Brought Against Drivers in Fatal […]

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AC Transit Service Should Return to Normal Today Following Judge’s Ruling (SF Gate, CBS5) SF Supes to Consider Legislation to Toughen Penalities for Muni Crimes (SF Examiner, City Insider) Board Will Also Vote on Lease of Two Hayes Valley Parcels for "Proxy" Project (SF Gate) SFPD Looking for Driver Who Killed Man in Hit-and-Run in […]