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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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Today’s Headlines

  • Sunday Parking Meter Enforcement to Be Considered by SFMTA Board Tuesday (SF Examiner)
  • GJEL: Why Did the Drunk Driver Who Killed Hanren Chang Get Only Six Months in Jail?
  • SF Bicycle Crashes Have Doubled Along With Ridership Since 2006 (SFist)
  • CA Insurance Commissioner Urges Uber, Lyft to Provide Drivers Insurance (SFBG)
  • Some History on BART’s Arrival in the Mission (Burrito Justice)
  • BART Invites Disabled Riders’ Input on New Train Car Models (SF Weekly)
  • Bumpy Kezar Drive Rustles Drivers (SFGate); Emergency Pothole Repairs on Bay Bridge (SF Examiner)
  • Mini Van Driver Kills 64-Year-Old Woman in Alameda (CBS)
  • Setback for Palo Alto Plan to Require Wider Sidewalks for New Developments on El Camino Real (PAO)
  • Santa Clara County to Install 66 Miles of High-Occupancy Toll Lanes on Existing 101 Lanes (CBS)
  • VTA Looks to Make Transit Connections Seamless at Santa Clara’s New Levi’s Stadium  (CBS)
  • SPUR Analyzes Plans for a More Walkable, Connected Diridon Station in San Jose

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Today’s Headlines

  • DUI Driver Who Killed Hanren Chang, 17, on Sloat Blvd Last Year Gets Six Months in Jail (SFGate)
  • Man Killed by Driver at Van Ness and Golden Gate ID’d as Il Sun Im, 72 (SF Appeal)
  • SFMTA’s On-Street Car-Share Parking Program Ready to Expand With 900 Spaces (SFGate)
  • MTC to Vote Today on Funding 60 Bike-Share Stations in the East Bay (Mercury News)
  • SF Weekly‘s Bike Columnist Pits SF Bike Paths Against One Another in “Battle Royale”
  • Latest Findings on Tech Buses Summed Up by SFBG and Mother Jones
  • Planning Department Tells Building Owner to Make Rooftop Public Space More Accessible (SFGate)
  • More on the Proposed M-Ocean View Subway Under 19th Ave, From an SFSU Perspective (Xpress)
  • NACTO‘s “Cities for Cycling Road Show” Comes to Oakland Tomorrow (EBBCKTVU)
  • Berkeley City Council to Vote on Extending Parking Meters to 8 P.M. (EB Express)
  • Caltrain PSA Warns Pedestrians to Stay Off Tracks After Several Deaths and Injuries (KTVU)

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Today’s Headlines

  • No, Traffic Congestion in SF Isn’t Getting Worse. It’s Getting Better (SFGate)
  • SFMTA Plans to Spend 2 Percent on Bicycling in Next Five Years, Even With Ballot Measures (SFBC)
  • Photographer Wants Cyclists in Effort to Capture SF’s “Evolution Into a More Bike-Friendly City” (SF Mag)
  • Caltrain Declares State of Emergency for SF’s Deteroriating Quint St Bridge (ABC)
  • Vice: SF is “the Worst Place Ever” Because Transit is a “Joke” and Drivers are Called “Eco-Terrorists”
  • NoPa’s Streets Getting Greener With More Sidewalk Gardens (Hoodline)
  • Smart Cars Flipped and Tipped by Vandals in the Mission, Bernal Heights, and Ingleside (ABC, KTVU)
  • Golden Gate Bridge Tolls Increased by $1 Yesterday (KTVU)
  • Caltrans Looks to Lure Birds From Old Bay Bridge Span; BART Labor Politics Heat Up Race (SFGate)
  • Can San Jose’s “BRT,” Mostly Without Bus Lanes, Make the Case for “Truly Rapid Transit”? (SPUR)
  • An Early Look at Livable Streets Champions and Foes in San Jose’s Upcoming Election (Cyclelicious)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Man Seriously Injured by Red Light-Running Driver at California and Stockton (SF Examiner)
  • Pedestrian Falls Into Path of Driver at Octavia and Haight (SF Examiner, Weekly)
  • More on Bay Area Bike Share’s Planned Expansion in the East Bay (SFGate, Cyclelicious)
  • Poll: 59 Percent of San Franciscans Think Tech Buses Are Being Scapegoated (Bloomberg, SFGate)
  • New SF Director of Citywide Planning is Berkeley’s Gil Kelley (SFGate)
  • Willie Brown’s Latest Fix Transportation in SF: Motorized Pedicabs (SFGate)
  • Twitterverse Has Fun With #ReplaceCarWithBike After Crash Articles Turned Upside Down (Cycle)
  • New Bay Area Bike to Work Day PSA Sells the Joy of Bicycling (Cyclelicious)
  • Transbay Tube Equipment Failure Causes BART Delays During Friday Commute (ABC)
  • Renowned SFSU Psychology Professor Joseph Luft, 98, Killed by Driver in Berkeley (Berkeleyside)
  • Caltrain Heads to Reddit to Explain Safety and Service Issues (SF Examiner)
  • Caltrain Station Area Plan Decisions This Week in Peninsula and South Bay Cities (Peninsula Transpo)

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