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Today’s Headlines

  • Muni Announces Second Service Increase for September; April Increase Boosted Ridership (SFGate)
  • SFMTA Begins Construction on SF’s First Urban Parking-Protected Bike Lane on 13th Street
  • Painted Bulb-Out Installation Underway at Four Intersections in North Beach (Hoodline)
  • Driver Hit by F-Market at Pier One While Reportedly Making Illegal Left Turn (Hoodline)
  • N-Judah Shut Down After Train Hits Construction Vehicle at UCSF Parnassus (Hoodline)
  • 19th Ave Development Planned in Sunset Would Have 42 Housing Units, 56 Parking Spaces (SocketSite)
  • SFO Renews Permits for Ride-Hail Apps (SF Exam); Cabbies Say App Drivers “Troll” Terminals (Weekly)
  • SamTrans Ridership Increases Six Percent Over Two Years After Service Reorganization (Mercury News)
  • Two Suspects Turn Themselves in for Driving Into Gas Line That Burned Santa Clara Strip Mall (NBC)
  • San Jose Police Still Seek Driver Who Hit and Killed Woman on Sidewalk (ABC, NBC, SFGate)
  • People Behaving Badly: San Jose Drivers Run Stop Signs and Red Lights Near BART Construction
  • Sidecar’s California Permit Suspended After “Administrative Error” (SF Examiner)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Man on Bike Seriously Injured By Right-Turning Driver at Divisadero & Golden Gate (Appeal)
  • SFPD: Driver Who Hit Man on 6th, Surrounded By Witnesses, Wasn’t Trying to Flee (Examiner)
  • More on the SFMTA Proposal for a Car-Free Powell (Hoodline)
  • Supervisor Christensen Starts Street Cleaning Campaign in District 3 (Hoodline)
  • More on Tree Replacement for Van Ness BRT (Hoodline)
  • More on Muni’s Plan to Replace Paper Transfers in 2016 (NBC)
  • Bauer’s Shuttle Company Accused of Creating Fake Workers Union (Examiner)
  • BART to Install New Tracks During Transbay Tube Closure (Modern Luxury)
  • Charges on a Stolen Clipper Card Can’t Be Cancelled Until Midnight (ABC)
  • Oakland City Council Votes to Reroute Trucks Away From East Oakland Residential Streets (EBX)
  • San Jose Pedestrian Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver Marks City’s 31st Traffic Fatality of Year (CoCo)
  • Santa Clara Strip Mall Fire Caused by Driver Who Hit Gas Line and Drove Away (SFGate)

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Today’s Headlines

  • SFCTA Unveils Plans for Geneva-Harney BRT Route to Connect Southeast Developments (Examiner)
  • C.W. Nevius: Union Square Merchants Hurting From Central Subway Construction (SF Chronicle)
  • People on Sixth Street Stopped Driver From Fleeing After Hitting Man Yesterday (SF Examiner)
  • Motorcycle Officer Who Crashed With Driver in Tenderloin Was Responding to Sixth St Crash (NBC)
  • Uber Tests “Smart Routes” — Basically Bus Routes With Cars — on Fillmore and Valencia (TechCrunch)
  • “Shuddle” Ride-Hail Service for Kids Launches Feature for Carpools Between Known Families (Biz)
  • More on SFBC’s Support of a “Bike Yield” Law for Cyclists at Stop Signs (SF Examiner)
  • Another BART Transbay Tube Closure Coming Labor Day Weekend, Sept. 5-7 (SFGate)
  • Bay Ferry Authority Approves Funding to Boost Service Through October (CBS)
  • Another Study Says Bay Area Traffic Congestion Among Worst in Nation (Mercury News, NBC)
  • Six-Car Crash in Palo Alto Shuts Down Oregon Expressway, Injures Three (PA Online)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Driver Hits Ped on Sixth Street (HL); Driver, Motorcycle Cop Crash at G. Gate & Leavenworth (SFGate)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Critically Injures Pedestrian at Mission Street and Precita Avenue (SFist)
  • North Beach Driver Injures Two Car Occupants After Blowing Stop Sign, Flees on Foot (SFBay)
  • Dozens Protest Tree Removal for Van Ness BRT at City Hall Hearing (SFGate, NBC)
  • SFMTA Contemplates Solutions to Allow Scoot Exemption From Residential Parking Permit Zone (Exam)
  • SFMTA to Drug Test Taxi Drivers Annually Without Exemption for Medical Marijuana (Examiner)
  • Muni’s New Paper Transfers Could Come in 2016 at the Earliest (SFGate)
  • Major BART Delays After Man Jumps in Front of Train at Embarcadero (ABC, KQED, Biz Times)
  • BART Delayed in East Bay After Person Flees Police on Tracks at Lake Merritt Station (ABC)
  • BART to Soundproof 250 San Jose Homes in Preparation for Expansion (NBC)
  • Caltrain Ridership Hits Record Ridership With Average of 58,429 Daily Passengers (Daily Journal)
  • People Behaving Badly: Redwood City Drivers Make Illegal Turns and Block Intersections

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Today’s Headlines

  • Neighbors to Protest Tree Replacement for Van Ness Bus Rapid Transit (SF Chronicle)
  • Driver, Motorcyclist Crash at Polk and Ellis Streets (Hoodline)
  • Activist Fran Taylor: Don’t Let Police Use Vision Zero Enforcement as an Excuse for Racist Harassment
  • SF Bicycle Coalition Publishes Questionnaire Responses From Candidates in Mayoral, Supes Races
  • More on Captain Sanford’s Ride With Bike Advocates (SF News)
  • Man and His Mules, Roaming to Highlight Car Dominance, Barred From Crossing GG Bridge (SF Weekly)
  • GG Bridge Board Takes Major Step to Build $76M Suicide Net (ABC, Marin IJ)
  • SF Chronicle Columnist: Art at BART Stations Wouldn’t Improve Service and Would Only Get Dirty
  • Breakdown Delays BART Near Glen Park Sunday (KTVU); Toy Grenade Closes North Berkeley Station
  • Drunk Driver in Castro Valley Hits Cop, Breaking His Leg, After He Pulls Over Man on Bike (CBS)
  • CA Senator’s Proposal to Hike Gas Tax, Car Registration Fees Faces Uphill Battle (SF Chronicle)
  • CA Transit Agencies Blocked From Federal Grants Over Employee Pension Rules (Mercury News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • SFPD’s Captain Sanford Bonds With Bike Advocates on a Ride Through Park District (ABC)
  • Report: For Every $1 SF Invests in Muni, City Economy Gets $2 to $3 in Return (SF Examiner)
  • Muni Looks to Ditch Tear-Off Paper Transfers in Favor of Real-Time Printing Fareboxes (SFBay)
  • SFMTA’s Progress on Sustainable Transportation: Now an Interactive Webpage (SF Appeal)
  • More on Upper Market’s Safety Upgrades (SFBay), Approval of Second Street Redesign (Hoodline)
  • Planning Dept Wants Market & Franklin Development to Have Less Parking, Better Public Space (Socket)
  • City Hall Enforces All Laws! Except When Drivers Illegally Park Under Its Nose (GJEL)
  • Driver Fleeing CHP Crashes Into Fire Hydrant on Market, Runs and Slips on Water (CBS)
  • Water Emergency Transportation Authority Answers Calls for More Ferry Service (SF Business Times)
  • BART Answers Calls for New Elevator Floors (SFBay)
  • Caltrans to Upgrade Bay Bridge Metering Lights to Actually Respond to Traffic Conditions (Mercury News)
  • In San Francisco, Some Bike Racks Are Also Swings (Hoodline)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Captain Sanford Invites You on a Bike Ride Around Park Station This Afternoon (SF Examiner)
  • Pedestrian Struck By Garbage Truck Driver at Lombard and Fillmore in Marina (SFBay)
  • CalBike’s Dave Snyder: Changing Stop Sign Law Not a High Priority, Safer Streets is (SF Weekly)
  • District Attorney Gascon to Expand Lawsuit On Uber’s Driver Background Checks (KTVU, Daily Journal)
  • Uber: Taxi Industry’s Criminal Background Check Isn’t Foolproof, Either (CoCo TimesSF Examiner)
  • Removing Rest of Bay Bridge Costs at Least $132 Million (Inside Bay Area); Permits Still Needed (Merc)
  • AC Transit Hires VTA Veteran Michael Hursh as New General Manager (Mercury News)
  • SamTrans Considers Electric Buses (SM Daily Journal)
  • Driver Sues Cyclist Who Beat Him in Road Rage Incident in Mill Valley (Marin IJ)
  • Gov. Brown Addresses CA’s Transportation Needs at Oakland Press Conference (ABC, Daily Journal)
  • 12-Cent Gas Tax Increase Passes CA Senate Committee (MIJ)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Scoot Riders Protest for Parking Permit Exemption at City Hall (SF Appeal)
  • Muni, BART, Caltrain Say Adding Wi-Fi is Too Expensive (SF Chronicle)
  • More on the New Bike Parking Station at Civic Center BART (SF Appeal)
  • Castro to Get Improved Intersections, New Muni Escalator, Bike Share Station (Hoodline)
  • Panhandle Upgrades Begin Aug 24 with New Lighting, Then Signage and Pavement (Hoodline)
  • More on Efforts to Slow Down Drivers Near SF Schools (ABC, CBS)
  • Cab Driver Says SFMTA Officer Harassed Potential Riders at Outside Lands (SF Examiner)
  • Fire at Outer Sunset Bar Disrupts L-Taraval Service (SFGate, SFist)
  • Assemblyman Intros Bill Pushing Caltrans to Add Lane on Richmond-San Rafael Bridge (MIJ)
  • Caltrans Seeks Permit to Demolish Old Bay Bridge Span with Explosives (CBS)
  • VTA to Demo Transit Response System to Help Commuters With “Last Mile” (Green Caltrain)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Back to School: SFPD Boosts Traffic Enforcement (SFBay), Muni Runs “Extra” Service (SFMTA)
  • SFPD Continues to Ticket Drivers Who Block Intersections in SoMa (People Behaving Badly)
  • SFBC: Hold SFMTA, DPW Accountable for Delays on Masonic Avenue Redesign
  • Cabbies Say SFMTA Shooed Them Away From Outside Lands (SF Examiner)
  • Transbay Transit Center Architects Unveil First Panel of Building’s “Skin” (SF Chronicle)
  • Examiner “On Guard”: Christensen Got Stockton Tunnel Funds From Mayor, Hasn’t Challenged Him
  • Inner Sunset’s Snowbird Cafe Considers Parklet (Hl), Bean Bag Cafe Owner Discusses Proposal (HL)
  • Driver, 62, Found Unconscious After Crashing Into Parked Car in Lower Pacific Heights (SF Appeal)
  • Victim on Alemany Maze Highway Ramp ID’d as Woman Pushing Handcart Hit By Two Drivers (Appeal)
  • Many Bay Area Streets Are Caltrans-Owned, Unsigned “Zombie Highways” (GJEL)
  • 11 South Bay Cities Ask VTA to Balance Transit Investment With San Jose in 2016 Tax Measure (PAO)
  • Proposals to Boost Transit Funds With Cap-and-Trade and Diesel Tax, By the Numbers (Green Caltrain)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Alemany Maze Claims Another: Pedestrian Killed By Driver on Highway 101 Connector Ramp (CBS)
  • 75-Year-Old Driver Hits 70-Year-Old Man at Ninth and Mission Streets (Hoodline, SF Appeal)
  • Driving Declines in Bay Area More Than Any Other Metro Area in U.S. (ABC)
  • Small Business Commission Worried About Impacts of Transportation Sustainability Fee (SF Examiner)
  • SFMTA Presents Findings of Four-Year Waterfront Transportation Study (Hoodline)
  • SFDPW Presents Streetscape Revamp Concepts for Fern Street Alley Off of Polk Street (Hoodline)
  • SFBC on Avalos’ Stop Sign Ordinance: “We Need to Modernize Our Outdated Traffic Laws” (KQED)
  • Stanley Roberts Catches Scofflaw Drivers Passing Stopped Cable Cars, Confronts Insulting Driver
  • The Fight That Took the Central Freeway Down in Hayes Valley (Hoodline)
  • BART Riders Notice Cleaner Stations (Examiner); BART to Create Plan for Art in Stations (ABC)
  • Bay Area State Legislators Propose Bills to Fund Transit With Cap-and-Trade, Diesel Tax (Daily Journal)
  • Oil-Funded Group Fights CA Bill Mandating Cuts in Gas Consumption (SF Chronicle – Scroll)

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