Today’s Headlines

  • DA’s Office Defends Timing of Charges on Embarcadero Cyclist (KTVU 2)
  • Sonoma Teen Driver Gets Five Days in Jail for Killing 2-Year-Old While Texting (CoCo Times)
  • Santa Rosa Driver Faces Trial in Crosswalk Death of 4-Year-Old (Mercury News)
  • Driver Hits 70-Year-Old Man at Geary and 10th Avenue (SFGate)
  • Kings County Sues CA High-Speed Rail Authority (Mercury News)
  • Businesses, Labor Leaders Urge Support for HSR at Palo Alto Hearing (BCN via SF Appeal)
  • Is LEED Discouraging Bike Parking Rooms? (NYT)
  • Report: Bay Bridge Eighth Worst Driving Commute in Nation (SF Examiner, SFGate)
  • AC Transit Cutting Dumbarton Express Bus Service (CoCo Times)
  • BART Late-Night Extension Draws Opposition, Buses Considered Instead (SF ExaminerCoCo Times)
  • SMART Board Authorizes Sale of $171 Million in Construction Bonds (Marin IJPress Democrat)
  • SMART Dismisses Finance Chief, But Won’t State Reason (Press Democrat)
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  • mikesonn

    Why is the DA wasting its time with this crap? I’d rather they issue a statement as to why they don’t press charges against 90% of the drivers who injure or kill.

  • J__

    The NYT article merely suggests that LEED may not be encouraging bike parking rooms.  It does not imply that it is discouraging bike parking rooms.

    “Changes in the LEED points system might spur growth, but the pull of more lucrative uses might arrest it.”

    Your tagline is totally mis-leading

  • J__

    The NYT article merely suggests that LEED may not be encouraging bike parking rooms.  It does not imply that it is discouraging bike parking rooms.

    “Changes in the LEED points system might spur growth, but the pull of more lucrative uses might arrest it.”

    Your tagline is totally mis-leading

  • Aaron Bialick

    On the other hand, by “awarding points only for bike rooms with showers and changing rooms,” they’re making them costlier than they need to be.

  • mikesonn

    Also, I’d like to hear the judge defend himself for only giving the texting teen 5 days in jail for killing someone. And while we are at it, how did the police determine she is not at fault? Are those findings public? It’d be interesting to see the backward logic they used to excuse a driver of murder.

  • Anonymous

    Streetsblog: I think it would be great to implement @mikesonn:disqus ‘s suggestion from the other day that you start tracking motor vehicle versus pedestrian/cyclist accidents and keep statistics on them with regards to the punishment of those involved. Then do the same for bicycle versus pedestrian accidents. This information doesn’t seem to available anywhere and would be ripe for reporting.

  • Peter M

    I just noticed today that they finally converted Hayes between Van Ness and Gough to two-way. When did that happen?

  • mikesonn

    Another hit and run. Probably was drunk. At least they caught the guy.

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