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Today’s Headlines

  • It’s Official: Bay Area Bike Share Will Expand to 7,000 Bikes (SF Examiner, SJ Mercury, SM Daily)
  • Truck Driver Kills Bicyclist Maria Crozier in Napa County on Her Anniversary (SJ MercurySF Bay)
  • Former Gas Station Land Needed for Central Subway Could Cost City $8 Million (SF Gate)
  • SFO and SFMTA Want New Regulations to Make Uber and Lyft Safer (SF Examiner)
  • More on Bay Bridge Tower Steel Rod Failure (SF Gate, CC TimesSF Bay, CBS)
  • Details on SFMTA Proposal for Cameras to Catch Speeding Drivers (SFist)
  • Driver Strikes and Seriously Injures Man Running Across Market Street (Hoodline, SF Gate)
  • Reckless Driver Injures Person in Berkeley After 30-Mile Police Chase (Berkeleyside)
  • Road Diet on Branham Lane Will Slow Car Traffic Better Than Traffic Signal (SJ Mercury)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Software Error Forces Muni Metro to Suspend Double Berthing (SF Examiner, SF Bay, KTVU)
  • Mayor Lee Supports State Law to Allow Cameras That Catch Speeding Drivers (SF Chronicle)
  • Three Muni Passengers Robbed and Injured in Separate Incidents (SF Examiner)
  • Chemical Tests Find Hydrogen Bubble Manufacturing Defects in Failed BART Rail (SF Examiner)
  • Bay Area Bike Share in Three Peninsula Cities Extended For One Year (Green Caltrain)
  • South San Francisco City Staff Recommend Against Residential Parking Permit Program (SM Daily)
  • Driver Killed in Solo Crash on Highway 680 Identified as 58-Year-Old Dennis Rohrbach (SJ Mercury)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Muni’s Standards for Disabled Passenger Access Exceed ADA Requirements (SF Examiner)
  • Three-Day Construction Closure for Doyle Drive Traffic Expansion Project Delayed (SJ Mercury)
  • 2015 Bike-Friendly Businesses: Epsilon, Hipmunk, WaterSmart, Asian Art Museum (SFBC)
  • Party Bus Driver Strikes Pedestrian in SOMA, Causing Head Injuries (SF Examiner)
  • Drunk Driver Arrested After Head-On Crash That Hospitalized Brisbane Senior (SM Daily)
  • Driver Killed in Highway 680 Crash in Fremont Saturday Morning (SJ Mercury)
  • Fatal Crash Early Saturday Morning on Highway 101 in Marin County (ABC)
  • VTA Board Approval of Highway 85 Expansion Delayed by Cities’ Lawsuit (SJ Mercury)
  • Video: Change Lanes or Slow Down When Passing Tow Trucks (YouTube)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Muni Subway Double Berthing Only for Three Stations During Peak Commute Hours (SF Examiner)
  • Woman Killed, Another Person Hospitalized in East San Jose Crash on Piedmont Road (SJ Mercury)
  • Drunk Driver Charged With Murder of Mother and Baby in May 2 Livermore Crash (CBS)
  • Drunk Driver Who Killed His Four Passengers in May 12 Gilroy Crash Arrested (CBS)
  • Video: Ride of Silence in Memory of Those Killed or Injured Cycling on SF Streets (Mission Local)
  • Transit Riders and Businesses Protest Removal of Muni Bus Stops (SF Examiner)
  • SFMTA Public Hearing Friday Morning on Safety Improvements for Hayes Valley Streets (Hoodline)
  • Proposal to Cap Bernal Cut With New Park Would Reunite Bernal Heights And Glen Park (Bernalwood)
  • Memorial Day Weekend Closure of Presidio Parkway for Construction Postponed (SF Gate)
  • High Speed Rail Could Serve San Francisco By 2024, Pay for Caltrain Level Boarding Upgrade (GC)
  • BART Says Manufacturing Defect Responsible for Broken Rail That Delayed Trains (CBS)
  • Los Gatos Joins Saratoga and Cupertino in Lawsuit Against Highway 85 Widening Project (SJ Mercury)

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Today’s Headlines

  • SFPD Blames Cyclist Charles Vinson for Death Despite Witness Who Saw Driver Run Red Light (KQED)
  • Protected Bike Lanes on Oak and Fell Streets Finally Completed (SFBC)
  • Three Teens Arrested in Hit-and-Run That Killed Bridget Klecker on April 10 (SF Examiner, SF Gate)
  • Leap Transit Private Bus Service Shut Down by CPUC Over Permits (SF ExaminerSF Business)
  • Failed Bay Bridge Tower Rod Tested for Salt Water Corrosion (SF Gate, SJ Mercury)
  • SF Bike Chop Shops Fuel City’s $4.6 Million Bike Theft Industry (ABC)
  • Yesterday’s Morning Commute BART Delays Due to Damaged Equipment in Oakland (SF Examiner)
  • Two Hospitalized in Stolen Dump Truck Crash After SF-to-Daly City Police Chase (KTVU, ABC)
  • Serial Drunk Driver Convicted for 2013 Murder of Menlo Park Couple (Almanac, SM Daily)
  • Superstar Crossing Guard Protects Kids at Palo Alto’s Busiest School Commute Spot (PA Online)
  • Video: Bus Bunching Visualization By Berkeley Engineering Students (City Lab)

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Today’s Headlines

  • SFMTA Wants Cameras to Catch Speeding Drivers Near Schools (CBS)
  • Central Subway Entrance at Fourth and Harrison Streets Completed (SF Bay)
  • City Officials Tour Finished Central Subway Tunnels (SF Gate, NBC)
  • New Area Q Residential Parking Program Permits For Sale (Hoodline)
  • Uber Cuts Pay for Part-Time Drivers With Pilot Tiered Rate Program (SF Business)
  • Video: SFMTA Aims to Cut Traffic Congestion With Increased Enforcement (CBS)
  • Planning Commissioner Secretly Told By Mayor Lee to Reverse Airbnb Vote (SF Examiner)
  • Willie Brown Slams Highway 280 Removal Claiming Environmental Review Issues (SF Chronicle)
  • Medical Emergencies Result in BART Delays During Monday’s Evening Commute (CBS)
  • Veteran Muni Driver Doug Shares Behind the Scenes Stories in Two Books (Muni Diaries)
  • Caltrain to Decide How Much Space for Seats, Bikes, Bathrooms on Future Electric Trains (GC)
  • Stanford Perimeter Trail to Begin Construction in Late May (PA Online)

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Today’s Headlines

  • SF Drivers Always Seem to Think Car Congestion Is Worsening, Whether or Not It is (Chronicle)
  • More on the Mayor’s Congestion Plan (ABC, SFMTA), Bay Bridge Contraflow Bus Lane (KTVU, CBS)
  • Google’s $6.8M Donation for Free Muni for Youth is Mayor Lee’s Biggest “Behested” Payment (Chronicle)
  • Tearing Down the End of Highway 280 Would Open Land for 10,000 Housing Units (SF Chronicle)
  • SF Examiner Reviews Some Popular Apps for Muni Arrival Times
  • Hoodline Profiles Critical Mass Founder and “Found SF” Historian Chris Carlsson, Who Faces Eviction
  • Dandelion Chocolate in the Mission Completes Successful Parklet Kickstarter Campaign (U. Almanac)
  • More on the BART Rail Defect That Could Have Caused the Recent Shutdown in SF (SFGate)
  • 11th Person This Year Killed By Caltrain in Another Suspected Suicide in Atherton (CoCo, SFGate, CBS)
  • Caltrain Considers Train Cars With Two Set of Doors for Lower Platforms and CAHSR Platforms (GC)
  • Saratoga, Cupertino Plan to Sue Caltrans Over Proposed High-Occupancy Toll Lane on Hwy 85 (NBC)
  • Stolen Car Driver Flees Wrong Way Down Highway 4, Crashes and Escapes on Foot in Berkeley (ABC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Mayor Announces Plan to Crack Down on Double Parkers, Box Blockers, Bad Construction (KTVU)
  • Another Beautiful Bike to Work Day in SF (KTVU, SFBay)
  • Tenderloin’s “Safe Passage” Program Raises Extra Money to Help Kids Walk to School (Hoodline)
  • Transbay Transit Center’s Physical Construction Less Dramatic Than Its Political Controversies (SFGate)
  • Transbay Buses Could Get a Contraflow Bus Lane for the Bay Bridge Morning Rush (Chronicle, ABC)
  • Broken Track That Shut Down BART in SF May Be Part of Bad Batch of Rail Segments (SF Examiner)
  • Caltrain on Track for “Positive Train Control,” Which Could Have Prevented Philadelphia Wreck (NBC)
  • Palo Alto Benefit Concert to Be Held in Memory of Amelie Le Moullac, Kids in Haiti (PA Online)
  • San Jose Council Member Trades Car for Bike for a Month, Discovers a New Way of Life (Cyclelicious)
  • First Google Cars Built for Self-Driving Coming to South Bay Streets This Summer (Biz Times, CBS)
  • Absurd “I Drive Alameda” Petitioners Fight Road Diet on Street With Low Car Traffic (GJEL)
  • California Just Doesn’t Have the Money to Maintain All the Highways It Built (Mercury News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Happy Bike to Work Day (Exam); Predicted Rain Won’t Come (ABC); SFBC Offers Biking Tips for Women
  • Woman, 60, Seriously Injured By Driver at Bryant and Division, Where Cheng Jin Lai Was Killed (Appeal)
  • More on the Bicycle Rider Injured at Sixth and Folsom, Where Amelie Le Moullac Was Killed (KRON)
  • Aptos Middle School Honors Andrew Wu, 12, Who Was Killed By Muni Train on San Jose Ave (SFBay)
  • More on the SFPD’s Dismal “Focus on the Five” Enforcement (SF Examiner, Hoodline)
  • SF’s Taxi Industry Has Been “Disrupted” By Technology for the Past 100 Years (Taxi Cab Subjects)
  • Presidio Parkway Construction Closure Expected to “Wreak Havoc” for GG Bridge Commuters (Marin IJ)
  • Broke-Ass Stuart’s List of Worst Behaviors From People Who Are “Bad at” Riding Muni, BART (Examiner)
  • Train Engineer in Philadelphia Amtrak Crash Used to Work for Caltrain (NBC)
  • DUI Gilroy Driver Survives Crash That Kills All Four Passengers, Three of Them in High School (ABC)
  • U.S. Transpo Secretary Visits Mountain View to See Self-Driving Cars, “Connected” Car Tech (ABC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Andrew Wu, 12, Killed By Muni Train While Running Across San Jose Ave (Exam, KTVU, SFGateABC)
  • Bike Rider Seriously Injured at Sixth and Folsom After Being Hit By One of Two Cars in Crash (SFBay)
  • Wiggle Safety Upgrades Delayed After Protests Against Left Turn Bans on Divisadero (Hoodline)
  • Opening Planned (Postponed) for Fell/Oak Bike Lanes; Transbay Land to Be Auctioned (SFGate – Scroll)
  • Presidio Parkway Set to Open June 1 After Weekend Construction Closure (SFGate, CBS, ExamABC)
  • Governor Brown to Limit Warriors Arena Lawsuits Over Traffic Issues in Mission Bay (SF Chronicle)
  • “Brazen” Double Parkers Clog Clement Street in the Inner Richmond (People Behaving Badly)
  • BART to Run Extra Trains on Sunday for the Bay to Breakers Crowd (ABC)
  • Fremont Woman Killed on Bike By Trucker ID’d as Deborah Pletzer, 47 (SFGate)
  • Mercury Roadshow Reminds Right-Turning Drivers: Merge Into Bike Lanes, Don’t Cut People Off
  • Bay Area Gas Prices Rise “Sharply” to $3.69 Per Gallon on Average (SFBay)

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