Today’s Headlines

  • Mayor Ed Lee’s Six Parking Tickets Have All “Vanished” (SF Weekly)
  • More on the Mayor’s Campaign Against Sup. Wiener’s Transit Funding Measure (SFGate, SFBG)
  • Driver Who Fled Police on Post St Critically Injured Man on Bike, Attempted to Flee on Bus (SFist, ABC)
  • Sunday Streets Director Susan King to Depart After Coordinating 50 Events (SFBG)
  • More on the New Ped Signal at Sunset and Yorba, Transpo Bond Measure Signing (ABC, CBS)
  • SF Business Times‘ Clearly Even-Handed Poll: “Should SF Make it Easier or Harder to Drive and Park?”
  • Mayor Lee Says He’s “Ashamed” of Mid-Market Street (Fortune)
  • The Perspective of a Muni Mechanic (SFGate)
  • Note Left on Motorcycle in the Mission Claims Street Parking Spot Belongs to Family (SF Weekly)
  • More on BART’s Crackdown on People Lying Down in Powell Station (SFBG)
  • Children’s Book Depicts High-Speed Rail in San Francisco (Urban Life Signs)
  • Promised Bike Parking at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara Hasn’t Appeared Yet (Cyclelicious)

More headlines at Streetsblog USA

  • A guy in Pacific Heights once gave me the same parking space complaint as that SF Weekly Mission post- I had parked my scooter in a little stub adjacent to his driveway, but that was where they “always parked” (partially blocking their driveway). I saw his point, but yeah- streets are first come, first served. At least this particular note says “please”! 🙂

  • Not sure if this is mentioned elsewhere, but the SF Business Journal has a little (admittedly unscientific) poll today about the so-called “Restore Transportation Balance” initiative:

    http://www.bizjournals.com/sanfrancisco/poll/poll/15073351

  • Mario Tanev

    Thanks to Susan King for getting Sunday Streets to where it is. I am disappointed that the city is now contracting, not expanding the program. That’s mostly because as a city we refuse to pay for it. Given how popular it is, we should have a ballot proposition to have a weekly Sunday Streets fully funded.

  • That’s listed in this headlines post 🙂
    The results have changed significantly since our post went up this morning… how odd.

  • jonobate

    Phear the power of the Bike Lobby!

  • Ha! Like many cars, I need to slow down 🙂

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