Today’s Headlines

  • Manslaughter Trial Begins for Cast-Wearing Driver Who Killed Man at 14th and Noe (AP via KTVU)
  • San Leandro Scales Back on East Bay BRT Plans (Daily Review)
  • Study Shows Only 35 Percent of SF Transit Commuters Arrive in 1.5 Hours (SF ExaminerAtlantic Cities)
  • Senior Muni Rider Gets $100 Fine For 5-Cent Shortage (CBS 5)
  • Mercury News: Gov. Brown Must Sign Bill Giving Silicon Valley Fair Representation on MTC
  • El Cerrito Pledges Safety Upgrades at Site of  Pedestrian Fatality (KTVU)
  • Mountain View Driver Charged With Running Light, Killing Man on Sidewalk (SF Examiner, PA Online)
  • Muni Building Massive Bus Facility at Islais Creek (
  • Of Course People Will Ride California HSR (Atlantic CitiesSFGateSF Examiner)
  • CAHSR Faces New Challenges After Senate Vote (Mercury News)
  • Experts Urge Commuters to Bike, Carpool, Use Transit After Consecutive Spare the Air Days (SFGate)
  • Noe Valley Residents Dislike Proposal to Remove J-Church Stop at 30th St. (Noe Valley Voice)
  • SFWeekly: BART Bathroom Closures Lead Some to Go in Elevators, Causing Public Health Issue

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

  • Fran Taylor

    Workers at the massive Muni facility being built on Islais Creek will lack one important amenity: Muni service. The T and #19 run within (long) walking distance, but no bus runs near there east-west (the #48 is way away from this area). CC Puede has been pounding on this lack of Muni service in the eastern Cesar Chavez corridor for years, but the MTA seems not to care that its own workers can’t use its own buses to commute to its own workplace.

  • The case at Noe/14th really underscores why I despise George Gascon. Here we have a man who was advised by his doctors not to drive and drove anyway, using his car in a non-standard manner which he could not handle. That is *not* gross negligence(???), but if Chris Bucchere ran a stop sign several blocks away from the actual incident where he entered the intersection on yellow, legally, it *is* gross negligence.

    If Bucchere meets the standard for gross negligence – maybe he does – for Wilcox gross negligence is a slam dunk.

  • mikesonn

    Enter mode of transport. It’s that simple to call Gascon on his bias.

  • Palo Alto Bike Plan story

  • Jwpschaub

    “Under Islais Creek”?  I think you missed ‘construction’, because this certainly isn’t going beneath a waterway.

  • Davistrain

    I saw the entry about Muni eliminating the 30th & Church stop on the J-line, and thought: It wasn’t that long ago that J cars HAD to stop there because it was the end of the track.  Stop-spacing has been a transit conundrum ever since the first electric streetcar started running.  Let’s face it, if most of us had our “druthers”, we’d have a chauffeur-driven limo on 24 hour call to pick us up at our doorsteps and take us where we wanted to go. 


Today’s Headlines

Muni Drivers Calling in Sick Today to Protest Labor Contract (KQED, SF Weekly, KTVU, SFGate) Limo Driver Hits Taxi Driver On Foot Outside Hilton Union Square (SF Examiner) DUI Driver Who Pinned Car on Man at Geary Gas Station to Appear in Court (SF Examiner) Bay Area Council Rep: Google Bus Protestors “Fail to Grapple” […]

Today’s Headlines

SFMTA Budget Panel Forming Consensus on Recommendations (SFGate) Bicyclist Critical After Getting Caught in Tracks, Falling Under Muni Bus on Market (BCN via Merc, SF Ex) More on the 5-Year-Old Girl Who Was Run Over By Driver Walking to School (SF Ex, SFGate, KTVU) Supporters Plead With SFMTA Board For Free Youth Muni Passes (SF Examiner) Cab Drivers […]

Today’s Headlines

SF Slides to Eighth Place in Bicycling Mag’s Bike-Friendly Cities Ranking ( Mission Residents Lament Latest Ped Injury on 19th and Valencia Streets (CBS 5, Mission Local) CA Bike Coalition’s Dave Snyder: Senate Transpo Bill Would Preserve Vital Bike/Ped Funding (Sac Bee) Tour Bus Operators Win Compromise Over Speakers, Face Tighter Loading Regulations (SF Examiner) SF […]

Today’s Headlines

Merchants, Residents Split on Sunday Metering (SF Examiner) History of Parking Meter Shows That Controversy is Nothing New (Atlantic Cities) SFMTA Board to Consider Publicly Releasing Muni Performance Data (SF Examiner) BeyondChron and SFBG Guest Columns Argue for Free Muni for Youth Ahead of SFMTA Vote New CAHSR Plan Cuts Costs, but Funding Questions Remain (SF Gate, KTVU, SF Examiner) Sunnyvale Hit-and-Run Victim Succumbs to […]

Today’s Headlines

Muni Operators Union and SFMTA Reach Tentative Labor Contract Agreement (SF Examiner, SFGate) SF Bicycle Coalition Teaches Genentech Shuttle Operators How to Share Streets Safely (SF Examiner) Unlike MonkeyParking, “ParkModo” App Heeds City Attorney’s Order to Stop Selling Parking Spots (Biz) Caltrans to Close Highway 280 in SF for Construction From Wednesday to Monday (KTVU) […]

Today’s Headlines

Sup. Scott Weiner Calls Hearing to Address Near-Term Muni Light Rail Fixes (SF Examiner) Feds Give SFMTA $9M to Buy 12 New Muni Buses (KTVU) Five Years After Google Buses Arrived In Noe Valley, Do Pros Outweigh Cons? California PUC Hearing Will Reevaluate Regulations on Ride-Share Companies (Biz Times) Taxi Companies Prepare for Slow Business […]