Today’s Headlines

  • DA May Prosecute Drivers in Recent SF Pedestrian Deaths (Bay Citizen, SF Examiner, City Insider)
  • Driver Who Killed Pedestrian on Skyline Blvd. Faces Year in Prison (Mercury News)
  • USF to Unveil Campus Bike Plan Tomorrow (Bike NoPa)
  • Palo Alto Pushes Ahead With Cal. Ave. Road Diet (PA Online)
  • Driver Flips Car Into Palo Alto Parking Garage (PA Online)
  • Sacramento Police Search for Hit-and-Run Driver Who Killed Pedestrian (SacBee)
  • California Lawmakers Say Goodbye to Their State-Purchased Cars (SacBee)
  • In India, Bicycle Subsidies Provide Girls a Way to School (The Guardian)
  • State Analyst Warns CA Could Waste $6 Billion Over High-Speed Rail (CoCo Times)
  • Supermarket Street Sweep to Take Place This Saturday (BCN via SF Appeal)
  • Will Anyone Defend CEQA? (KCET)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

  • Anonymous

    SFStreetsblog: the links to the PA Online stories just point to the main page. Can you direct them to the actual story?

  • Aaron Bialick

    Sorry about that, fixed it.

  • mikesonn

    Don’t forget to check the comment section. GOLD!

  • http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2011/11/30/how-exercise-benefits-the-brain/#

    Exercise increases production of BDNF, essential for memory, recall and performing complex tasks.

    If there were a drug that, taken for four weeks, made Americans healthier, happier, smarter, more attractive, more energetic, richer, improved the local economy, reduced health care costs, was good for the environment and could potentially reduce the taxes we pay, I wonder what it would sell for? 

  • Davistrain

    Unfortunately many people view exercise not as a refreshing, healthful activity, but as a sentence to ten years hard labor.

  • mikesonn

    Probably because they’ve been driving around for 99% of their life, from free parking space to free parking space.

  • peternatural

    I can only guess that for most people, it hurts to move. How else to explain their behavior on escalators? The vast majority of people seem to just stand there once they step on. Weird! (I prefer to run up two steps at a time 😉