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Today’s Headlines

  • Free Parking Nuts Propose Ballot Measure for “Transportation Balance” (SFGate)
  • Man Hit by Driver at 20th and Wawona; SFPD Cracks Down on Van Ness (ABCKQEDPBB)
  • Suspect Fleeing SFPD Drags Officers With Van in the Castro (BAR)
  • Motorcyclist and Driver Collide at 16th and Guerrero; Bike Thief Nabbed One Block Away (Mission Local)
  • SFPD to Launch “Bait Bike” Campaign to Deter Thieves (SFist)
  • More on Sup. Wiener’s Push to Improve Late-Night Transit (KTVUSFBay)
  • MTC Approves Funds for East Bay Bike Share Expansion; Will Manage System (CBSCyclelicious)
  • Bike East Bay Announces 2014 Bike-Friendly Business Awards
  • Update on Development of Clipper “2.0″ Fare Integration (Green Caltrain)
  • 12-Year-Old Pacifica Boy Struck by Driver While Crossing Between Parked Cars (CoCo Times)
  • 38-Year-Old Man Struck, Killed by Amtrak Train in Richmond (CoCo Times)
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Today’s Headlines

  • New Mission Bay Warriors Arena Site Would Be Far From BART, Relying on Central Subway (CBS)
  • Sup. Scott Wiener Introduces Resolution to Develop Plan to Improve Late-Night Transit (SF WeeklyCBS)
  • SFMTA Proposes Focus Plan to Improve Muni Service to Low-Income Neighborhoods (SFBay)
  • Sunday Parking Meters: Does the SFMTA Board Just Vote for the Mayor? (SFBG)
  • SF Weekly: Corrupt Central Subway Contractors Don’t Draw Attention Like Corrupt Muni Drivers Do
  • Are SFPD’s Traffic Ticket Increases Working? Data’s Not in Yet (SF Weekly)
  • Update on Central Freeway Parcels Snagged Up for Housing Development (Hoodline)
  • SF Bicycle Coalition: Tell Caltrain to Include Bike Capacity in Electrification EIR
  • Palo Alto City Council Concerned About Proposed Power Station for Caltrain Electrification (Palo Alto)
  • Palo Alto Opposes MTC’s Forgiveness of $91M Loan From Dumbarton Rail for BART Extension (Mercury)
  • Alameda Considering SFPark-Style Smart Parking Meters (Alamedan)
  • DUI Driver Crashes Into West Oakland BART Pillar, Killing Teen Passenger in Car (KTVU)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Planned Warriors Arena Site Moved to Mission Bay (SF Weekly, SF Examiner, SFGate, SFBG)
  • On KQED Forum, Mayor Lee Sticks to His Talking Points on Muni, Sunday Meters, Ped Safety (SFist)
  • SFPD Chief Greg Suhr Talks Pedestrian Safety on KCBS In-Depth
  • Driver Who Crashed Into Woman at Bus Stop Arrested for DUI, Suspended License (ABCSF Appeal)
  • New Parklet Occupying Three Angled Parking Spaces Opens on Outer Balboa Street (Richmond SF)
  • DPW Starts “Road Micro-Surfacing” on 400 Streets (SF Examiner)
  • Families Hopping on Two Wheels for Bike to School Week  (SFGateSFBC)
  • Despite Increase, SFMTA’s Budget Still Falls Short on Bicycling Funding (SFGate)
  • “Sweet Ride” Exhibit Encourages SF State Students to Bike to School (GG Xpress)
  • Muni Diaries Live” Story: What Happened When a 38 Driver Plowed Into a Car Driver Who Cut Him Off
  • 49ers Fans Protest New BART Trains’ Seat Colors Because They’re Too “Seahawks-Esque” (SFist)
  • Two “Juveniles” Killed in Highway 85 Car Crash in Cupertino (CBS)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Got Something to Ask the Mayor? Ed Lee Takes Questions on KQED Forum at 10 a.m.
  • Driver Crashes Into Bus Shelter at Mission and Silver; Pedestrian and Driver Hospitalized (ABCSFGate)
  • SFPD Car Chase After Robbery Suspects Ends in Wreck at Lincoln and 20th Ave (ABC)
  • Checking in on How Two of SF’s Pedestrian Crash Victims Are Recovering (SFGate)
  • SF Chronicle: Sunday Parking Meters Were a “Hazing of Vehicle Owners in a Crowded City”
  • Compared to Other U.S. Cities, Biking in SF Looks Good, According to Benchmarking Report (SF Weekly)
  • SF Chronicle‘s Carl Nolte: A Little Manhattanization Is “Not So Bad”
  • U-Haul Truck Driver Arrested After Hitting SFFD Fire Truck, Attempting to Flee (SF Examiner)
  • Atherton Challenges Caltrain Electrification EIR With Complaint Letter (Almanac)

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Today’s Headlines

  • SFMTA: Without Meters, Parking Enforcement Will Focus Elsewhere on Sundays (KTVU)
  • SFBC: Tell City Leaders You Want Cars Off the Marina Bike/Ped Path
  • Driver Hit by L-Taraval Train on 15th Ave, Backing Up Line (SFist)
  • Bayview Woman Arrested for Driving Into Security Guard Pleads Not Guilty (SF Examiner)
  • Typos in SF’s Imprinted Street Names “Humanize the City” (SFGate)
  • SFPD, Sup. Breed Promise Parking Crackdown for 4/20 (SFGate)
  • BART Fined $210,000 for Death of Two Workers on Tracks (SF Appeal, KQED)
  • Over 60 Merchants Sign on to Support Silicon Valley’s ”Bike to Shop” Day (Peninsula Transpo)
  • Mixed-Use Caltrain-Oriented Development in San Mateo Moving Ahead (SF Examiner)
  • Palo Alto, Menlo Park Object to MTC’s Elimination of Loan for Dumbarton Rail (Mercury News)
  • State Appeals Court Denies CAHSRA’s Petition, Clearing Way for Trial Over Lawsuits (Fresno Bee)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Woman in Her 60s Hit by Taxi Driver at Bush and Stockton (ABC)
  • SFPD Rescinds Jaywalking Ticket Issued to Injured Man, 86, Due to “Policy Omission” (Examiner)
  • Driver Who Killed Elderly Woman in Bayshore Blvd Hit-and-Run Pleads Not Guilty (CBS)
  • BeyondChron: SFMTA’s Budget Falls Short of What’s Needed to Get to Vision Zero
  • SF Weekly‘s Joe Eskanazi: Sunday Meter Repeal Shows SFMTA’s Schizophrenia
  • Interactive Map Visualizes Bicycle Crashes in San Francisco (Curbed)
  • Next Week is Bike and Roll to School Week (SFGate)
  • Construction Update on Contra-Flow Bus Lane Project at Haight and Market (Hoodline)
  • BART Showcases New Train Car at Ferry Plaza; Disability Advocates Protest Poles (ABCAppeal, KQED)
  • No Charges for Driver Who Killed Former NRDC Treasurer Joy Covey on Bike in San Mateo (Almanac)
  • A Look at the First SMART Train Cars Tested, Approved in Japan (Press Democrat)
  • Construction to Start on Bike/Ped Path to Larkspur Ferry Over Sir Francis Drake Blvd (Marin IJ)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Woman in Wheelchair Struck by Driver at Leavenworth and McAllister (CBS)
  • More on SFMTA’s Sunday Parking Meter Repeal and Budget (SF ExaminerSFBGNBCKTVU)
  • More on the SFMTA’s Planned 24 Vision Zero Projects for 24 Months (SF Examiner)
  • People Behaving Badly: Speeding Drivers on Outer Fulton Street Where Child Was Hit
  • An Exhaustive Explanation of SF’s Housing Crisis and the Google Bus Protests (TechCrunch)
  • Curbed SF Maps All of the City’s 43 Fantastic Parklets
  • Surveillance Video Shows Woman Jumped Under BART Train at Montgomery Station (KTVU)
  • Disabled Advocates to Protest Poles on New BART Train Car Design (SF Weekly)
  • BART Rider Asks Why Parking Lot Lights Are On During the Day at Concord Station (KRON)
  • MTC Collecting Input on Integrated Fare Proposals for Clipper Card “2.0″ (Green Caltrain)
  • New VTA Pilot Program Gives Discounted Passes to Low-Income Riders (CoCo Times)
  • San Jose’s Tree Removal for Santa Clara-Alum Rock “BRT” Line Upsetting Some Residents (CBS)

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Today’s Headlines

  • SFPD Tickets “Jaywalking” Pedestrian Hit by Driver at Geary and Gough (SF Examiner, ABC)
  • Taxi Drivers Protest Outside CPUC Office to Call for Stricter Regulations for Ride-Share Drivers (SFBG)
  • Woman in Bayview Uses Car as Weapon Against Security Guard (SF Examiner)
  • When the Hunt for Free Parking Turns Sour (Bold Italic)
  • Woman Falls on Tracks at Montgomery BART Station, Causing Systemwide Delays (SF Examiner)
  • BART Train Removed For Cleaning After Bedbug Sighting (Mercury News)
  • Caltrans Director Malcolm Dougherty Explains Agency’s New Bike/Ped-Friendly Mission (Cyclelicious)
  • GJEL Explains “Cycle Tracks” and Why We Don’t See More of Them in U.S. Cities
  • New Bay Bridge Experiencing Premature Rust in Critical Areas (SacBee)
  • Early Golden Gate Bridge Proposal Included a Submerged Section for Boats to Pass (Atlantic Cities)
  • Intoxicated 62-Year-Old Man Struck, Killed by Driver in Redwood City (NBC)
  • Two Separate Red-Light Runners Within Blocks Cause Crashes in Concord (CBS)

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Today’s Headlines

  • SFMTA Board Could Vote on Budget Tomorrow (SF Examiner)
  • Even Willie Brown Supports Sunday Parking Meters (SFGate); Mayor Lee: No Compromises (CBS, SFist)
  • SFPD Arrests Hit-and-Run Driver Who Killed Oi Tenug, 82, on Bayshore Blvd (CBSSF Examiner)
  • More on the SFMTA’s 24 Safety Projects: Howard and Sixth Upgrades Completed (SFBay)
  • With Bike-Share Coming, the East Bay Also Needs More Bike Lanes (SF Weekly)
  • Despite New Golden Gate Bridge Toll Hikes, GG Transit Fares are Still Rising Faster (Greater Marin)
  • SMART’s Larkspur Ferry Extension Moves Through MTC Committee Approvals (Marin IJ)
  • Menlo Park Council Looks to Weigh in on Caltrain Electrification EIR (Almanac)
  • CAHSRA Adopts New Business Plan With Revenue Projections Down 5 Percent (SM Daily Journal)
  • Santa Clara Driver Crashes Into House, Causing Evacuations Due to Gas Leak Threat (KRON)
  • Hayward Police Crack Down on Street Racing (NBC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Caltrans Endorses the NACTO Urban Street Design Guide and Protected Bike Lanes (PFB)
  • Happy Walk to Work Day — Press Conference Outside City Hall at 10 A.M. (SF WeeklyHoodline)
  • SFPD Chief Talks Ped Safety at Elementary School (ABC, CBS), SFPD and Avalos in Ingleside (CBS)
  • Driver Critically Injures Three-Year-Old Boy on Bike at Fulton and 43rd (SFGate, KTVU 12ABC)
  • Congestion Pricing Coming to Treasure Island (SocketSite)
  • MTC Committee Approves Funds for East Bay Bike Share (SF Appeal)
  • SFBC, Chamber of Commerce: Keep Sunday Meters (SFGate); Matier Thinks It’s All About Money (CBS)
  • Now in SF: “RideScout” App Lists Your Options for Getting From Point A to Point B (TechCrunch)
  • Why Potrero Hill Residents Opposed Muni TEP Changes in the Area (Potrero View)
  • Judge Denies Punitive Damages for Driver Who Crushed Two Boys on Menlo Park Sidewalk (Almanac)
  • Belmont Council Postpones Approval of Ralston Ave Plan for More Public Outreach (SM Daily Journal)
  • As San Jose Looks to Make Diridon Station More Walkable, SAP Arena Wants to Double Its Parking (PTA)

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