Today’s Headlines

  • Despite Decline in Car Commuting, More Cars Being Registered in SF (SF Appeal)
  • BART Labor Talks Drag On (SFGate, SF Examiner, CBS, Mercury News)
  • AC Transit May Get Cooling-Off Period (Oak N., CBS); KQED Forum Discusses Both Labor Disputes
  • Tonight: Bay Area Bike Share Open House to Weigh in on Station Locations (BAR, Mission Mission)
  • Twin Peaks Neighbors Complain About New Trail That Separates People From Cars (SFGate)
  • SFMTA Board Approves Regulations to Crack Down on Illegal Taxi Schemes (Exam, Weekly)
  • Ticket-Evading, Scofflaw Car Owner Removes Wheel Boot: “It Felt Like Extortion” (Bold Italic)
  • goBerkeley Launches With Demand-Based Parking Pricing (Berkeleyside)
  • Elderly Couple Hit by Driver in Pleasanton Crosswalk; Woman Killed (KTVU)
  • Boy, 7, Struck by VTA Train in San Jose; Crash Deemed an “Accident” (NBC, KRON)
  • Driver Destroys San Jose Nail Salon (CBS)
  • Bill Signed by Gov. Brown Could Help BART Generate Revenue Through Tax Assessments (EBX)
  • Davis Lowers Bicycle Fines to Encourage Hesitant Cops to Issue Tickets (SacBee, Cyclelicious)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill

  • timsmith

    According to Census data (via) Google, SF’s population has increased by 2.1% since 2008. So a 1.5% absolute increase in the number of vehicles registered means the share of residents with a vehicle has decreased. Nothing inconsistent about that.

  • Andy Chow

    According to the news article about VTA, the boy was in stable condition, so he was not killed. According to another news report, the boy was standing too close to the edge of platform. http://news.kron4.com/news/vta-train-hits-child/