Today’s Headlines

  • DA Gascón to Hire Attorney Focused on Vehicular Manslaughter Cases (SF Examiner)
  • Google to Fund Free Muni for Low-Income Youth for Two Years (SFGate, M Local, ABC, KQED)
  • East Bay Bicycle Coalition Renames Itself “Bike East Bay
  • Golden Gate Bridge District Considers Hiking Tolls at a Faster Rate (SFGate, Marin IJ)
  • CA Appeals Court Rules Drivers Can Look at Maps on Mobile Devices (KTVUKRONCBS)
  • Stanley Roberts Judges BART Riders’ Etiquette
  • San Mateo Planning Chair: 1.4 Parking Spaces Per Unit Downtown is “Clearly Thin” (SMD, PTA)
  • How Will Peninsula Rail Service, Fares Balance Out Between HSR and Caltrain? (Green Caltrain)
  • Hyperloop-Esque Tube Purveyors to Collect Signatures for Anti-CAHSR Ballot Initiative (Biz Times)
  • San Rafael Police Nab Bike Thief Wearing Distinctive Sneakers Thanks to Photo Snapper (MIJ)
  • Well, That’s One Way to Get Them to Slow Down (Cyclelicious)

More headlines at Streetsblog USA

  • aslevin

    To be mildly fair, 95 of the parking spaces are replacing a surface lot used by neighboring retail. So it’s 117 units with 165 resident spaces, including 23 guest spaces, and some of the units are 2 bedroom.

  • Jeffrey Baker

    Re: Google, I note this is basically the opposite of Twitter, who get special tax breaks and special company-specific express bus service from Muni.

  • Looks like the protests had a measurable effect. I wonder if the all the various non-Google buses could be worked over as well.

  • murphstahoe

    Tax breaks or no, Twitter is dumping a lot of tax money into SF. Even stupid stuff like use tax.

  • Jeffrey Baker

    Sure, but relative to Google? Google has a small-for-Google satellite office in SF that’s comparable in size to the entire company of Twitter.

  • p_chazz

    Google is profitable, Twitter is not.

  • murphstahoe