Today’s Headlines

  • Fare Gate Glitch Means Muni Passengers Can Get in With Wave of Hand (SF Gate, ABC7)
  • Despite Gray Skies and Drizzle, Sunday Streets Draws Good Crowds (BIKE NOPA)
  • SF Examiner Interviews New Walk SF Executive Director, Elizabeth Stampe
  • Mercury News Editorial: “It’s Payback Time for High-Speed Rail”
  • Beyond Chron: Medical Center Project Would Turn Tenderloin Streets Into Speedways
  • Solo Drivers Begin Using 680 Carpool Lanes as Congestion Pricing Toll Takes Effect (Merc)
  • Number of Drivers Using FasTrak Soars (SF Examiner)
  • Senate Committee Ponders a Future Without Sen. Barbara Boxer (Politico)
  • Ray LaHood to Host Second Annual Distracted Driving Summit (Fast Lane)
  • Accused DUI Driver Pleads Not Guilty in Killing of Walnut Creek Pedestrian (Walnut Creek Patch)
  • Mayor Newsom Pledges $68 Million for Infrastructure Funding (BCN via SF Appeal)
  • Flashing Light Warns Drivers of Bicyclists on Santa Rosa Street (Press Democrat)
  • City Council Okays Major Improvements at Daly City Intersection (SF Examiner)
  • To Know Congestion Pricing Is To Love Congestion Pricing, Say Berkeley Researchers (Ryan Avent)

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