Today’s Headlines

  • SFCTA Board Approves Funding for Masonic, Second Street, and Other Safety Improvements (SFBC)
  • Two Injured, Including Driver, After Driver Jumps Curb on Van Ness at O’Farrell (ABC)
  • BART and AC Transit Both Brace for Union Strikes (KTVU, SF AppealOakland North)
  • Cyclelicious Lists Some Biking Alternatives for BART Commuters
  • SFBG Recaps Janette Sadik-Khan’s Speech at Last Week’s Golden Wheel Awards — Watch it Here
  • “Street Fight” Author Jason Henderson on NYC’s Dorothy Rabinowitz and Bicycle Politics (SFBG)
  • Muni Says It’ll Stop Wastefully Idling Buses for Hours Every Morning… Again (SF Weekly)
  • KRON‘s Stanley Roberts Looks at People Biking On Sidewalks
  • New Traffic Signal Equipment, Curb Ramps Coming to Hayes and Gough (Hayeswire)
  • Muni’s New Hybrid Buses Are Being Driven 1,900 Miles From Minnesota (SF Weekly)
  • Palo Alto Launches Design Contest for New Bike/Ped Bridge Over Hwy 101 at Adobe Creek (PA Online)
  • San Jose to Install Green Bike Lane on Hedding Street (Cyclelicious)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

  • mikesonn

    Sounds like BART employees voted to strike.

  • iskandr

    Long past time to bar strikes by public transit workers–every bit as necessary as police, fire services. A rigorous negotiation regime should be enacted with both carrots and sticks to get both sides to the table.

  • Jesse

    First link doesn’t go to the right article. It goes to a BART strike article.

  • Andy Chow

    What about nurses and teachers? I don’t think they’re any less important than transit workers but they do have the right to strike. If schools and hospitals can get substitute teacher and nurses to maintain some level of operation, there are alternatives if workers decide to strike (private buses and vans, casual carpooling, bicycling, etc).

  • Peter M

    Examiner article about the pedestrian bridge at Geary and Steiner:

    Why isn’t there a crosswalk at Geary and Webster yet?


Today’s Headlines

BART Strike Ends With Tentative Deal (SFGate, Examiner, Mercury, SF Weekly, SF Appeal, KTVU) Matier & Ross: BART Dispute Could Have Lasting Consequences for Transit Revenue Measures Operator in Death of BART Workers Was Trainee (KTVU, Exam, SFGate, SFBG) Gov’s Panel to Determine if AC Transit Gets Cooling-Off Period (CoCo Times, KTVU) Bike Rider Killed Friday ID’d as Cheng Jin […]

Today’s Headlines

More on the Hearing on Anti-Bike Bias at SFPD (SFBG), SFBC Director: Chief Suhr Must Bring Reforms Supes Pass Resolution Calling on SFPD to Curb Bike Theft, Launching Bike Registry (XPress) Gov. Brown Signs Bill Exempting Bike Plans From CEQA Review (Cyclelicious) Monique Porsandeh, Nearly Killed by Driver, Returns to SF to Call for Safer Streets […]

Today’s Headlines

Muni to Inspect All Buses for Wheel Guards After Bicyclist Death (SF Weekly, SFGate, CBS, KTVU) SFBC Continues to Rally for Safer SoMa Streets (SF Examiner) Today at 3 P.M.: Weigh in on a Safer Polk Street Design With SFMTA on Facebook (Curbed) SFCTA to Pilot Removal of One of Two Left Turn Lanes on […]

Today’s Headlines

Chuck Nevius‘ Always-Sophisticated Take on Pedestrian Safety: People Are “Freakin’ Morons” Cabbie Injures Ped at Turk and Van Ness (Weekly); DUI Driver Hits Car at Broadway and VN (Weekly) Uber Has Avoided Offering Condolences to the Family of Sofia Liu, Girl Killed by Driver (SFBG) Muni Metro Could Start Double-Berthing This Spring (SFGate); Muni SF’s Top […]

Today’s Headlines

Two Killed in Car Crash at 21st and S. Van Ness After Police Chase (SF Weekly, KRON) Woman Critically Injured by Hit-and-Run Driver at Turk and Lyon Streets (CBS) DUI Hit-Run Driver Faces Charges for Slamming Into Three Peds on Twin Peaks, Killing One (KTVU) Sunday Parking Meter Enforcement Begins This Weekend (SF Examiner, ABC) […]

Today’s Headlines

Today at Noon: Join Safe Streets Advocates at City Hall in a Rally for Vision Zero (SF Examiner) Mayor Lee Ignores Benefits of Sunday Meters in “State of the City” Address (Exam, SFBG, Weekly) Lyft Driver Hospitalizes Elderly Woman in Crosswalk at Larkin and Jackson (NBC, ABC, KTVU) Chronicle Columnist Fields Streetsblog’s Thoughts on Ped Safety; From Last […]