Today’s Headlines

  • SFMTA Considers Plan for Future North Beach Central Subway Station (SFGate, SF Exam)
  • SFMTA Backs Income-Based Fare System Being Studied by MTC (SF Exam)
  • Muni, BART Shut Down by Flooding Sunday (CBSKTVU)
  • More on the SFMTA’s JFK Drive Bike Lane Report: Disability Advocates Still Concerned (SF Exam)
  • SFPD to Host Bike Theft Workshop December 10 (Marina Times)
  • New Handbook Explains Everyday Cycling for the Newbie (Cyclelicious)
  • Oakland Man Killed in Hit-and-Run at 44th and Telegraph (BA News)
  • Driver Killed in I-280 Car Crash in Daly City (CBS)
  • Pedestrian Killed on I-580 in Richmond (CoCo Times)
  • Rohnert Park Driver Sentenced to 10 Years in Prison for Injuring Cyclist in Hit-and-Run (Press Dem)
  • KRON‘s People Behaving Badly Catches Dangerous Rain Driving on Freeway in Hayward
  • SF Isn’t the Only American City Installing Bike Traffic Signals (USA Today)
  • Caltrain’s Holiday Train Collects Donated Toys (ABC)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

  • mikesonn

    My wife saw the aftermath of a hit-and-run at Columbus/Broadway yesterday afternoon around 3:30. I can’t say I’m too surprised to see nothing in the news about it today.

  • Reading the article on income based fares makes me think that Rieskin should examine this across the board – and implement income based parking meter rates. That would be very interesting in various meetings where people with money try to exploit people without money when trying to prevent meter installation.

    “The working poor cannot afford to pay to park”

    “OK, fine, if you are poor, you park for free, otherwise you pay”

  • Anonymous

    Re: Rohnert Park Driver Sentenced to 10 Years
    Great to finally see the hammer of justice brought down on people who maim cyclists, especially when they’re reckless and then also run. This might be the first time I’ve seen the punishment actually be what I would call adequate.

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