Today’s Headlines

  • Aunt Who Left Mi’yana Gregory, 2, in Crosswalk Cleared of Child Endangerment Charges (SF Examiner)
  • Motorcyclist Pleads Not Guilty to Veh. Manslaughter for Killing Gregory Ihm, 39, in DUI Crash (Exam)
  • More on SFMTA Board’s Approval of Plan to Speed Up Muni’s 28-19th Avenue (SFBay, SF Examiner)
  • 27-Cent Credit Card Fee at Parking Meters No Longer Subsidized — CBS & KTVU Find Angry Drivers
  • Doyle Drive Shutdown Begins Tonight for Presidio Parkway Opening (KQED, SF Appeal)
  • Former SF Uber Driver Who Was Deemed Employee Starts “School” on Ride-Hail Employee Rights (Biz)
  • Mission Gas Station at 16th and Van Ness to Become 100% Affordable Housing (Curbed, Mission Local)
  • Fire on BART Train Stops Service at Five East Bay Stations (ABC, SFGate); Three Injured (CBS)
  • Bay Bridge Traffic Gridlocked By Multi-Car Crash (ABC, CBS, KTVU)
  • Drunk Driver Who Killed Couple in Menlo Park in 2013 Sentenced to 30 Years-to-Life (NBC)
  • Menlo Park Street Gets Temporary Narrow Bike Lanes and Walkway Before Sidewalk (Almanac)
  • Man Struck and Killed by VTA Train in Milipitas Late at Night (CBS)

More headlines at Streetsblog USA

  • gneiss

    Last night there was a crash on the Panhandle where two people running were seriously injured. http://hoodline.com/2015/07/two-pedestrians-injured-in-oak-masonic-collision

    Naturally, the initial reports suggest that the runners were responsible given that they were in the crosswalk against the light, suggesting that they were directly to blame for their injuries. However, it appears to be more nuanced then that. What several people in the comments thread on this article are saying, is that the driver of the vehicle traveling on Oak turned across three lanes of traffic just as the light changed trying to ‘beat the light’ and slammed into them. I doubt, however that this reckless act will be at all taken into account during the police investigation…