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Today’s Headlines

  • Tour Trolley Driver That Killed Woman at City Hall Cited for Veh. Manslaughter (CBS, Exam, SFGate)
  • Driver Backs Into Woman on 16th Street, Putting Her in Critical Condition (Mission Local)
  • Giants Parade Takes Over Streets Today (Exam); Revelers & Trick-or-Treaters: Beware of Drivers (SFBay)
  • It’s Muni Heritage Weekend (MSR); Historic Buses Will Be Out on the Streets (MSR, SFMTA
  • 10-Townsend Now Runs Until Midnight as Part of “Muni Forward” Changes (SFBay)
  • Parking Meter Signage Hasn’t Caught Up With Mayor Lee’s Sunday Parking Reversal (SFGate)
  • Castro Street Merchants Expect Boom After Construction (KTVU); Upper Haight Plans Develop (Hoodline)
  • 50 Teams Selected for Market Street Prototyping Festival Next April (SocketSite)
  • Oakland Road-Rage Shooter Who Killed Mother Arrested (KRON)
  • Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Faces Lawsuit After June Car Crash (CBS)
  • San Jose Residents Upset as BART Considers Scrapping Plans for Alum Rock Station (NBC)
  • GJEL: Through-Double-Right Turns Are Fatal for Bicyclists by Design

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Today’s Headlines

  • All Muni Bus Service Suspended After World Series Revelers Attack Vehicles Again (SFGateCBS)
  • Muni Makes Route Adjustments as Part of Transit Effectiveness Project (SF Appeal)
  • Ribbon-Cutting, Block Party Today to Celebrate Castro Street’s Makeover (Hoodline, SFGate)
  • KALW Profiles Prop L; SPUR Lists Five Reasons Why SF Needs Its Transit-First Policy
  • SF Examiner Reviews Last Week’s NACTO Conference, a Gathering of National Transportation Planners
  • Senator Mark Leno Considers Running for Mayor Against Ed Lee (SFGate)
  • Study: 53% of Casual Bay Area Bike Share Users Don’t Understand Pricing Structure (Conversation)
  • School Bus Driver, Station Wagon Driver, Motorcyclist Collide at Oak and Lyon Streets (CBS)
  • Op-Ed: Caltrain Needs to More Frequent Service to Match its Connecting Transit Systems (SF Examiner)
  • BART’s Oakland Airport Connector Could Open by Thanksgiving (SFGate)
  • Decisions on Cutting BART’s Planned Alum Rock Station Moving Quickly (Green Caltrain)
  • Oakland North Breaks Down What Alameda County’s Measure BB Transportation Tax Would Fund

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Today’s Headlines

  • Juvenile Driver of Stolen Car Crashes Into Garden at Hayes and Lyon Streets (Hoodline)
  • Market Street Bike Lanes Get Fresh Pavement, Green Coat Between Van Ness and Duboce (SFBike)
  • BART Launches Surveys on Montgomery and Embarcadero Station Improvements (SF ExaminerABC)
  • Port of SF Hopes to Grow Water Taxi Services Such as “Tideline” (ABC)
  • Margarita Gutierrez, 26, ID’d as Woman Killed in Crash on Fifth Street I-280 Off-Ramp (CoCo Times)
  • MTC Report Shows Neglected Bay Area Roads Remain “Consistently Mediocre” (KTVU, CBS)
  • Bay Bridge East Span Lit Up With New LEDs (NBC)
  • Crane That Built New Bay Bridge Span Given Away for Free to Build Bridge in New York (SFGate)
  • Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements Among Upgrades Coming to Marin’s Civic Center (Marin IJ)
  • More on the New Caltrain Commuter Coalition Pushing for Electrification Funding (Daily Journal)
  • Cupertino Residents Mourn Killed Bicycling Teen, Launch Online Petition to Demand Safer Street (ABC)
  • Community Raises Funds to Help Family of SJSU Student Killed by Drunk Driver (KRON)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Prop L’s David Looman: “The Bike Lobby Thinks They’re Saving the Fucking World” (SF Mag)
  • SFGate Bay Bikers Blog Takes Down Prop L, an “Attack on Safe Streets”
  • Haight and Hayes Streets to Get Major Sewer Main Replacement and Sidewalk Bulb-Outs (Hoodline)
  • SF Public Press Explains the Barriers to Building Transit-Oriented Housing in the Western Neighborhoods
  • On One Block in Potrero Hill, Parking Lawlessness Reigns More Than Usual (People Behaving Badly)
  • Perla Avina, Oakland Mother of Four, Killed in Road Rage Shooting (CoCo Times, NBC)
  • Oakland City Council Considers Plan to Add 4,900 Housing Units Around Lake Merritt BART (Biz Times)
  • Silicon Valley Leadership Group Predicts Caltrain Ridership Will Double by 2024 (Green Caltrain)
  • Committee Vows to Continue Push for Bringing Rail Back to Dumbarton Bridge (Green Caltrain)
  • Cupertino Teenager Killed on Bike by Trucker (NBC); SJSU Student Killed by Drunk Driver (CoCoCBS)
  • Bike/Ped Upgrades Headed to Mill Valley’s Miller Ave (Marin IJ), Richmond Bay Trail Segment (RS)
  • CA Bike Fatalities Increasing With Ridership; SFGate Blogger Points to Helmet Use and Drinking

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Today’s Headlines

  • Golden Gate Bridge Ped/Bike Toll Narrowly Approved for Study (GM, Examiner, SFGate, SFBC, ABC)
  • One Car Occupant Dead, Three Injured in Solo Crash on Fifth Street Off-Ramp in SoMa (SFGate)
  • Muni’s 9-San Bruno Set to Get Bus Bulbs With Bike Lane Cut-Throughs (SF Examiner)
  • Muni Drivers Get More Bathrooms (SFBay); Old Buses Coming Out for Muni Heritage Weekend (SFGate)
  • More on Ped Safety Upgrades Coming to Two Blocks of McAllister Street in Civic Center (SFBay)
  • Mission Local Runs Into NACTO Planning Conference Goers on a Traffic Calming Tour in the Mission
  • After Threatening Punishiment for Prop B, Mayor Calls Apartment Association’s Attacks “Insane” (SFist)
  • Sup. Wiener Holds Hearing on Reducing Towing Fees for Car Theft Victims (SFBay)
  • Hayes Valley Housing Construction Puts All These Damn Walkways in Your Parking Spots (Hoodline)
  • Yellow Cab Resists Flywheel App in Favor of Company’s Own (SF Examiner)
  • New “Caltrain Commuter Coalition,” Including Tech and 49ers, Forms to Find Funding Solutions (SFGate)
  • Free BART Parking is Ending (NBC); TransForm: Fund BART Maintenance for World Series Crunches

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Today’s Headlines

  • Woman, 67, Killed by Tour Bus Driver in Crosswalk at City Hall Where She Worked (SFGate, ExamCBS)
  • One Block From the Crash, a Groundbreaking Ceremony Was Held for Ped Safety Upgrades (Hoodline)
  • Two Incidents of Reckless Curb-Jumping Driving Involve Violent Car Thief, Drunk Driver (Hoodline)
  • SF Apartment Association Campaigns Against Prop A Transpo Bond Out of Spite for Mayor Lee (SFGate)
  • Civic Center Parking Reserved for Twitter Conference Went Mostly Unused, Gripes Chronicle Columnist
  • Mayor Lee Says Ambulance Response Times are Improving, Refuses to Dismiss SFFD Chief (SF Appeal)
  • Cargo Bikes Could Be Crucial for Delivering Supplies in a Disaster, as SF Trial Race Shows (CityLab)
  • Tired of Driving Around Looking for a Parking Spot for Your Car? Pay Someone to Do it for You (SFGate)
  • Tired of Shuttling Your Kids Around in a Car? Pay Someone to Do it for You (Re/code)
  • Driver, 56, Crashes Into Restaurant in Dublin, Injuring Six People (CBS)
  • San Mateo Supervisors Approve Preliminary Design for Road Diet on Middlefield Road (Almanac)
  • Previously-Closed Bike Path to Levi’s Stadium to Be Open for Upcoming Game (Cyclelicious)

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Today’s Headlines

  • KQED Forum at 9 A.M: SFBC, Golden Gate Bridge Chief Discuss Proposed Bike/Ped Toll
  • SFCTA, Chamber of Commerce Heads: Better Transpo Needs Vocal Support From Community (Exam)
  • Supervisor Cohen’s Latest Cause: Reducing Temporary Parking Bans for Construction (SFGate)
  • Construction of Bulb-Outs, Bioswales Causing Traffic Hazards on Fell and Oak Streets (Hoodline)
  • More on the SFMTA Survey Showing Riders More Satisfied With Muni Service (SFGateSF Examiner)
  • SFSU Students, Faculty Suggest Bike-Share and Transit Passes for Unfunded Strategic Plan (GG Xpress)
  • SF Examiner Looks at the BART Board District 8 Race Between Josefowitz and Fang
  • BART Delayed by False Report of Man Stuck Under Train at Embarcadero Station (SFGate)
  • Bay Area Tech Worker Invents Gadget that Triggers Road Sensors, Turning Lights Green (CityLab)
  • Oakland Park(ing) Day Spot Leaves Community Wanting Permanent Installations (Oakland North)
  • Mixed-Use Oakland Coliseum Development Gets Major Investors (CBS, SocketSite)
  • Mercury Roadshow Tells Drivers How Alameda Sales Tax Could Fund Freeway “Flyover”

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Today’s Headlines

  • SUV Driver Intentionally Strikes 27-Year-Old Man at Mission and 17th Streets (SF Examiner)
  • Stolen Minivan Driver Who Killed Zachary Watson Charged With Murder (SFGateSF Examiner)
  • Enrique Peñalosa on Geary and Van Ness BRT: Why Keep the Parking? (SF Examiner)
  • More on the Proposed Golden Gate Bridge Bike/Ped Toll (SFGateCBSABC); SFBC Petitions Against it
  • Sean Parker Says He Just Wants to Help the Poor by Funding Cars-First Prop L (Fortune)
  • SFMTA Releases Survey on New Muni Light-Rail Vehicle Design (Hoodline)
  • 7×7 Takes a Close Look at the Transbay Transit District That’s Poised to Re-Shape SoMa
  • SF Weekly‘s Joe Eskenazi: BART Board Incumbent James Fang’s Campaign Funded by Contractors
  • Cabbies Say Uber and Lyft’s SFO Deal is Dangerous for Customers and Taxi Industry (CBSKTVU)
  • Palo Alto Neighbors Want Quieter Downtown Caltrain Station; City Explores Trench Idea (PAO 1, 2)
  • Caltrans Looks to Discourage “Freeway Jumping” Drivers in Marin County (CBS, PBB)
  • West Sacramento Tore Down a Freeway, Creating a New Urban Neighborhood (GJEL)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Elderly Man Critically Injured by SUV Driver at 10th Avenue and Geary (CBS)
  • More on the Death of Louis Van Velzen, Killed by Driver at Sloat and 43rd (KTVU)
  • People Behaving Badly: Many Drivers Drive in the San Jose Avenue Buffered Bike Lane
  • Muni Reports Few Problems With Commuter Shuttle Regulation Pilot (SFBay)
  • San Francisco, Silicon Valley Bike Coalitions Educate Google Bus Drivers on Bicycle Road Safety (SFBC)
  • Lyft and Uber Get Permits to Service SFO, Following Sidecar (CBSSF Examiner)
  • Uber Driver Pulls Passenger Out of Car Over, Throws Phone Over Address Dispute (CBS, NBC)
  • 68 SF Apartment Building Garages to Get Electric Car Charging Stations (Biz Times)
  • Officials Consider Fee to Walk and Bike on the Golden Gate Bridge (Marin IJ)
  • Bay Bridge to Get Temporary Paving to Smooth Bumpy Ride Caused by Steel Plates (SFGate)
  • Details on AC Transit’s Planned Expansion of Late-Night Transbay Bus Service (Oakland North)
  • South SF Looks to Enliven Downtown With Plazas, Housing Around Caltrain (Daily Journal)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Hit-and-Run Driver Hospitalizes Woman, 50, and Man, 80, at Turk and Mason (CBS)
  • Red Light-Runner in Last Week’s Car Crash at Octavia and Oak Had Stolen Car for Burglary (Hoodline)
  • Chronicle Op-Eds on Muni-Funding Prop B: For and Against
  • Matier & Ross: Prop A Will Help “Put Driving Last;” Quentin Kopp: Fund the Muni TEP? “What’s That?”
  • Survey: 14 Percent of Riders Say Muni is “Excellent,” 50 Percent Say It’s “Good” (SFBay)
  • Scenes From Yesterday’s Bustling Sunday Streets on Valencia, the Last of the Year (Mission Local 1, 2)
  • It Really is Unusual That the SEI Union is Backing Republican James Fang for BART Board (SFGate)
  • Bay Bridge Repair Plates Cause Drivers to Slow to a Crawl; Caltrans Removes Them (SFGate, KTVU)
  • San Mateo County Transportation Authority Wants Input on Five-Year Strategic Plan (SF Examiner)
  • SMART Board Plans to Buy More Rail Cars After Service Begins (Marin IJ)
  • Atherton City Council Takes Step Towards Studying Road Diet on El Camino Real (Almanac)
  • LA Joins SF in Banning MonkeyParking (CBS)

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