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Today’s Headlines

  • Allegedly Red-Running Driver Hospitalizes Man on Bike at 14th and Folsom (SF Examiner)
  • Driver Injures Woman on Foot at 17th and Diamond (KRON)
  • More on Acquittal of Muni Driver Who Killed Emily Dunn: Defense Blames Muni Management (CBS)
  • SFMTA Board Votes on Polk Today (SFGate); A Few Yelp Reviewers Blast Mayor’s Optometrist (BI)
  • Wiener: SFMTA’s Shuttle Regulation Program Should Consider Operators’ “Labor Harmony” (Exam)
  • Detailed Plans Presented for Haight Ashbury Public Realm Plan (Hoodline)
  • Aging BART Sees More Delays in Recent Years (SF Chronicle)
  • Caltrans Tests $80M “I-80 SMART Corridor” Sign System to Keep Drivers Moving (KQED)
  • Committee Looks to Restart Faltered Dumbarton Rail Bridge Restoration (Green Caltrain)
  • Man Killed by Caltrain Near Blossom Hill Station (SFGate); Bicyclist Killed in Belmont Crash (CBS)
  • Menlo Park Residents Seek Solutions for Caltrain Crossing Where Driver Was Killed (KTVU)
  • Mountain View Looks to Upgrade Caltrain Station, Re-Think Nearby Parking Lots (GC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Muni Driver Who Killed Emily Dunn in Castro Crosswalk in 2011 Acquitted of Charges (BAR)
  • SF Unified School District May Adopt Vision Zero (SF Examiner)
  • Video Shows Driver Cut Off Cyclist in Bike Lane, Unleash Road Rage at Webster and Geary (The Blaze)
  • #ParkingDirtySF: SF Bicycle Coalition Lists 15 Worst Streets
  • Free Muni for Seniors and Riders With Disabilities Launches (SFBay, ABC)
  • N-Judah Tunnel Work Cleared to Continue (Hoodline); J-Church Blocked By Water Main Break (NBC)
  • SFMTA’s Brinkman, Ramos: SF General Can Avoid Building Parking By Curbing Demand (SFBay)
  • Crowdsourced Shuttle Service “Chariot” Drops Cole Valley From Haight-California-SoMa Line (Hoodline)
  • Curbed SF Maps All of SF’s 51 Parklets Now in Existence
  • BART to Test New Cars With Bike Racks on Each End (SFBC); More on 19th St Bike Station (Weekly)
  • Shuttle Drivers for Several Silicon Valley Companies Vote to Unionize (SFBay)
  • Poll: 66 Percent of Californians Oppose “Vehicle Miles Traveled” Fee to Pay for Roads (Mercury News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Gas Leak on Stockton Street Shuts Down Muni’s 30, 45 Lines in Chinatown (SFist)
  • SFPD Officers Shoot, Kill Man Who Attempted to Steal Man’s Bike With Knife in the Mission (ABC)
  • After Disability Concerns, BART Board to Moved Handrails in New Car Design (SF Examiner)
  • Oakland A’s Owner Wants “Acres and Acres of Parking” at Proposed New Stadium (ABC)
  • Hyperloop to Be Tested in Central Valley “Eco-Utopia” Development (CBS)

Note: Today was a slow day for headlines.

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Today’s Headlines

  • SF Chronicle‘s C.W. Nevius Doesn’t Get Why Mandating Bike Helmets Could Be a Bad Thing
  • City Controller’s Report: SF Has Most Cyclists Injured Per Capita in CA, But Low Death Rate (SF Weekly)
  • SAFE Bikes Registration Program Celebrates One Year as Woman Reunited With Stolen Bike (ABC)
  • Bike Station Opens at 19th Street BART in Oakland (Inside Bay Area)
  • BART Looks to SF to Fund $1 Billion in Infrastructure Costs (SF Examiner)
  • SF Weekly: If CA Law Allows SFMTA’s Shuttle Stop Program, Why Does a Lawmaker Need to Change it?
  • Residential Parking Permit Area Q Up for Approval by SFMTA Board of Directors Tuesday (Hoodline)
  • Sunnyvale Council Votes Against Dedicated Bus Rapid Transit Lanes on El Camino Real (Mercury News)
  • Grant Awarded to Redesign Deadly Caltrain Crossing in Menlo Park With Grade Separation (Almanac)
  • Mercury News Columnist Profiles Outgoing Caltrain/SamTrans Chief Michael Scanlon
  • Q&A With Assemblymember Kevin Mullin on His Bill to Reduce Hwy 101 Congestion (Green Caltrain)
  • Some Neighbors of South SF BART Fear Housing Development Will Take Their Parking (Daily Journal)

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Today’s Headlines

  • City Controller’s Report Finds Muni’s On-Time Performance Fell to 56 Percent Last Year (SFGate)
  • SFMTA Continues Citywide Installation of Zebra-Style Crosswalks (SF Appeal, NBC)
  • More on the Late-Night Transit Report: Lack of BART Transbay Service of Chief Concern (SF Appeal)
  • TransForm to BART: Focus Money on Maintenance, Put Funding Measure on Ballot in 2016
  • San Ramon Assemblywoman Proposes Bill to Ban BART Strikes (SF Examiner)
  • A Ride on AC Transit’s New Double-Decker Bus on a Test Run From Fremont BART to Stanford (SFGate)
  • Woman on Bike Killed by Driver in East Oakland (SFGate); Man Killed on Hwy 880 in Milpitas (SFBay)
  • Third Person Struck by Caltrain in 24 Hours: Woman on Foot Struck in Palo Alto (NBC)
  • Residents Say Drivers Often Stop on Menlo Park Caltrain Tracks Where Woman Was Killed (KTVU, ABC)
  • Many Cities Don’t Want to Give Up Car Lanes for El Camino Real BRT, Except San Jose (KQED)
  • Siemens Displays High-Speed Train Model in Sacramento to Gain Traction for CAHSR Bid (SacBee)
  • SacBee Op-Ed: Like CA High-Speed Rail, the Golden Gate Bridge and BART Saw Strong Opposition

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Today’s Headlines

  • Polk Street Has More Bicycle Crashes Than You Thought (SF Bicycle Coalition)
  • Sup. Scott Wiener Holds Hearing on City’s Late-Night Transit Report (ABC, NBCBiz Times, CBS)
  • More on the Construction of Fell and Oak Protected Bike Lanes, Pedestrian Safety Upgrades (Hoodline)
  • Two Killed by Caltrain: Man in Tunnel Near SF (Mercury); Woman in Car in Menlo Park (CBSSFGate)
  • Uber Driver Accused of Trying to Run Down Homeless Man in the Marina (SFBay)
  • LA Times Looks to SF as a Multi-Modal, Less Car-Dependent City
  • “Bay Lights” to Be Removed, Permanent Installation Set for 2016 (SF Weekly)
  • Bay Bridge Tower Rods Show Signs of Rusting, Cracks (SFGate)
  • Oakland Police Offer Reward for Info on Hit-and-Run Driver Who Hit Two, Killing One (ABC)
  • Alameda Looks for Stronger Measures to Curb Car Traffic From New Development (Alamedan)
  • VTA Opens “Innovation Center” in San Jose to Improve Transit Options With Technology (SFBay)
  • Greater Marin: SMART’s New Option for Station Shelter Design is No Improvement

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Today’s Headlines

  • SUV Driver Reportedly Runs Red, Hits Mother and Toddler on Bike at Geary and 7th (Richmond, KTVU)
  • Now at the Head of SFBC, Noah Budnick Continues the Fight for Vision Zero in SF (SF Examiner)
  • City Task Force Releases Plan to Improve Late-Night Transit Options (KQED, SFGate)
  • Plan for “Living Alleys” Around Market and Octavia to Be Presented Wednesday (Hoodline, SocketSite)
  • SFPD Reunites Woman With Stolen Bike Registered With SF SAFE; Bike’s Holder Let Go (Weekly)
  • Muni Operator Overtime Increases (SFBay); More on the Gripes Tweeted on Muni and BART (Chron)
  • New BART Bike Stations Coming to Civic Center, Oakland 19th Street Stations (SFBC)
  • Some Outdated Bay Area Freeway On-Ramps Can Be Scary, Deadly for Drivers (SFGate)
  • Oakland Driver Hits Two, Killing Maurice Summerfield, Flees on Foot at 32nd and San Pablo (CBS)
  • Sunnyvale Driver Hits Two on El Camino Real, Killing One (CBS)
  • Facebook Shuttle Drivers Union Approves Contract With Higher Pay, Benefits (NBC)
  • SMART Will Have Fare Zones (MIJ); Marin IJ Columnist: SMART Needs an Experienced Operator

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Today’s Headlines

  • Pedestrian Signal Coming This Summer to City Hall Crosswalk Where Woman Was Killed (Hoodline)
  • Speed Limit Reduced on Sections of Fulton Street Along Golden Gate Park (Richmond)
  • Many Truck Drivers Apparently Ask SFMTA if They Can Drive in Green Bike Lanes (NextCity)
  • Haight Bus Lane Extension Was Expedited to Test Impacts Before Transit Signals Go in (Hoodline)
  • Final Open House for Haight Ashbury Public Realm Plan Next Week (Hoodline)
  • Escalators at Castro and Other Muni Stations to Get Overhaul (Hoodline)
  • Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Suggests Letting SF Developers Build Affordable Housing There (SFGate)
  • AC Transit to Test Double Decker Bus (ABCSFBay); Richmond-SF Ferry Plans Move Forward (SFBay)
  • Berkeley Has Seen 2,000 Bike Crashes Since 2001, and the Most Dangerous Spots Are Clear (Daily Cal)
  • Atherton Suspends Study of El Camino Real Road Diet to Wait for Menlo Park’s (Almanac)
  • More on Assemblyman Mullin’s Bill to Seek Solutions for Car Congestion on Highway 101 (Daily Journal)
  • CA Board of Equalization May Cut Gas Tax By 21 Percent in July (Mercury Roadshow)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Leah Shahum Officially Stepped Down as SF Bicycle Coalition’s Executive Director This Week (Weekly)
  • Mayor’s Vision Zero Press Conference Held During VZ Task Force Meeting, Far From Transit (Weekly)
  • SFMTA Wants Residents to Weigh in on Transit Upgrades Along Mission Street (Mission Local)
  • Muni Dash Cameras Capture Dangerous Behaviors; Crashes Cut in Half in First Year (CBS)
  • Upper Market to See Road Re-Paving, Sewer Replacement Work Through July (Hoodline)
  • Inner Richmond to Get New “City and County Bicycle” Shop at Clement and 3rd Avenue (Richmond)
  • Two SF App Services Send Valets to Park Drivers’ Cars for Them (ABC)
  • DeSoto Cab Changes Name to “Flywheel Taxi” (ExaminerKTVU); Uber Drivers Can Rate Riders (CBS)
  • BART Plans to Test New Cars With Bike Racks on Only One End; Bike East Bay Calls for Both (CBS)
  • Concord Driver Kills Christopher Gonzalez, 14, in Crosswalk (SFGate)
  • CA Assemblymember’s Bill Could Make an Agency Responsible for Reducing Car Traffic on 101 (GC)
  • 75 Percent of CA’s “Clean Car” Carpool Lane Decal Holders Earn Over $100,000 (SF Chronicle)

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Today’s Headlines

  • New Supervisor Christensen Wants Wider Sidewalks on Chinatown’s Stockton Street (SF Chronicle)
  • Man Run Over By Driver in Chinatown Parking Lot During Group Fight (SF Examiner)
  • SF General Hospital Officials: We Need Lots and Lots More Parking (SF Examiner)
  • More Bay Area Taxis Adding Onboard Cameras; Light-Running SFPD Driver Captured Hitting Cab (NBC)
  • Some Drivers Confused by Geary’s New Transit Priority Signals Stop for Ped Countdown (Richmond)
  • Why Don’t the Avenues See More Housing Development? Poor Transportation Options (SF Examiner)
  • Jane Warner Plaza to Get Redesigned After Concerns Over Appearance, User Behavior (Hoodline)
  • Sewer Replacement, Streetscape Construction Delayed on Hayes and Haight Streets (Hoodline)
  • Mission Local Joins SFTRU’s “PUBlic Transit Crawl,” GG Xpress Interviews SFSU Shuttle Drivers
  • BART to Get $5M to Develop Technology to Stop Trains When Workers Are on Tracks (CBS)
  • VTA to Host Public Meeting to Outline Plans for BART’s San Jose Extension Phase II  (NBC)
  • Caltrain Staff Says Regional Transit Fare Integration Won’t Be a Major Part of “Clipper 2.0″ (GC)

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