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Today’s Headlines

  • Facing “Ride-Share” App Competition, SF Taxi Drivers Vote to Unionize (SF Examiner)
  • More From the Meeting Where the SF Democratic Party Rejected Cars-First Prop L (SFBG)
  • After Some Delay, Castro Street Construction Continues With Concrete Pouring (Castro Biscuit)
  • People Behaving Badly: Drivers Illegally Park and Snap Photos of Mrs. Doubtfire House While Driving
  • SFMTA and Collection Agency Issue Some Parking Tickets to Wrong Drivers (KTVU)
  • Car-Free Mixed-Use Development Planned for Car Wash at 10th and Harrison in SoMa (SocketSite)
  • Planning Begins for Mission Bay Warriors Arena With 700-Car Garage (SF ExaminerBiz Times)
  • Overwhelming Car Traffic Makes Fans Late to Paul McCartney Concert at Candlestick Park (CBS)
  • Suspicious Package Found at Richmond BART Create Major Delays for Passengers (CBS)
  • 49ers Confident More Parking, Extra Trains Will Ease Congestion for Game at Levi’s (Mercury 1, 2)
  • How to Make Levi’s Stadium Trips to More Affordable? Take Transit or Carpool (CBS)
  • Nearly Four-Fifths of CA’s Electric Car Rebates Go to Households Earning Over $100,000 (LA Times)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Mayor Lee Says He Doesn’t Have a Position On Wiener’s Transit Funding Measure (SFBG)
  • SF Weekly: ”There is Scant Empirical, Historical, or Even Anecdotal Evidence” Behind Lee’s Strategy
  • Locals Voice Gentrification Fears at Open House on Improving Mission Street (Mission Local)
  • Former SFBC Director Dave Snyder: Leah Shahum Was a “Special Talent” From the Beginning (CalBike)
  • More From the D10 Supervisor Race Forum Where Candidates Weighed in on Transpo Issues (Potrero)
  • Uber’s Extreme Surge Pricing Could Return for Paul McCartney Concert (ABC)
  • More on Uber’s Fight With Lyft and Campaign Against State Regulations (SF Weekly)
  • BART Makes a Video With Tips on How Not to Fall (SF Weekly)
  • Berkeley’s First Parklet Opens on Shattuck in the Gourmet Ghetto (Berkeleyside)
  • Oakland Police Still Looking for Hit-and-Run Driver Who Killed 68-Year-Old Man in April (ABC)
  • Millbrae Traffic Camera Sees Spike in Ticket Issuances Due to Capturing “Rolling Rights” (ABC)
  • Still No Charges for Driver Who Struck, Killed 58-Year-Old Man on Sidewalk in San Jose (Mercury News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • More on Leah Shahum Leaving the SF Bicycle Coalition (SFGateSFBGSF Examiner)
  • 375 Muni Operators Still Haven’t Submitted Doctor’s Notes for “Sickout” (SF Chronicle)
  • Rep. Nancy Pelosi Touts Jobs Created by Central Subway Construction (CBSSF Examiner)
  • Supes Farrell and Wiener Weigh in on Accommodating Transportation in a Growing City (Marina Times)
  • Proposed 13-Story Building at Mission and 9th Could Come With “Living Alley” (SocketSite)
  • Check Out Photos of Hayes Valley When the Central Freeway Was Being Torn Down (Bold Italic)
  • KQED Forum Discusses the “War” Between Uber and Lyft
  • Mission Local Finds Valencia “Oddly Empty of Tech Buses” One Morning
  • Alameda Locals Want Tech Bus Regulations Similar to SF’s Pilot Program (Alamedan)
  • Property Managers in San Mateo County Starting to Get That Workers Don’t Want to Drive (PTA)
  • San Mateo Bridge Closed for Four Hours After Multi-Truck Collision, Oil Spill (KTVU)
  • Caltrain Electrification Funding More Certain From California CAHSR Court Ruling on Bonds (SMDJ)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Threat of Golden Gate Ferry Strike Looms as Buses Already Short on Drivers (CBS)
  • Uber’s “Surge Pricing” Sends Rideshare Fares to $450 Per Ride After Outside Lands (CBS)
  • SFMTA Parking Control Officer’s Vehicle Towed From Bus Stop at 24th and Valencia (Pic via Reddit)
  • Taxi Driver Filmed Driving in Townsend Bike Lane to Be Cited by SFMTA (@SFBike)
  • Man Says Robin Williams Once Helped Fix His Bike After it Broke Down in Front of His House (SFGate)
  • SF Bicycle Coalition Highlights Bicycle-Friendly Alexander Book Company on Second Street
  • More on the Two Motorcyclists Killed in Collision After Fleeing Gunshots in Bayview (SFGate)
  • BART Wants Public Input on What Changes Are Needed at 16th Street Station Plaza (Mission Local)
  • Coalition on Homelessness: BART’s Sitting Crackdown is Not About Emergency Safety (SF Examiner)
  • Five Hospitalized, Including Pedestrian, After Two-Car Crash in East Oakland (CBS, KTVU)
  • Downtown Berkeley Installing its First Permeable Paving on Allston Way (Berkeleyside)
  • Man Struck, Killed by Caltrain in Burlingame ID’d as 23-Year-Old San Jose Resident (CoCo Times)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Woman Hospitalized by Driver at San Bruno Ave and Bacon Street in Portola (SF Examiner)
  • Nick Josefowitz a Serious Challenger to Veteran Republican BART Board Member James Fang (SFBG)
  • A Big Picture Look at the Bike Movement in SF and the Bay Area (Cal Alumni)
  • The Outside Lands Transportation and Parking Crunch Returns Once Again (CBS)
  • Proposed 9-Story Development Would Bring 123 Parking Spots to Market and Valencia (Hoodline)
  • Two Motorcyclists Die in Crash While Fleeing Gunfire in Bayview (SFGate, CBS)
  • Man Killed by Drivers While Running Across Carquinez Bridge on I-80 (CBSKTVU)
  • Seven Injured in Vallejo After Fire Truck Hits SUV, Rolls, Hits Multiple Cars (ABC, CBS, KTVU)
  • One Killed, Three Injured in Car in Petaluma After Pizza Oven Trailer Detaches (KTVU, ABC)
  • Driver Shortage Hitting Golden Gate Transit Riders Hard (Marin IJ)
  • Elderly Woman Killed in Santa Clara by Driver Backing Out of Driveway (CBS, SFGate)
  • A Motorcyclist’s Case for Lane-Splitting (SFGate)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Muni to Beef Up Service to Golden Gate Park for Outside Lands Festival This Weekend (SFGate)
  • SFPD Chief Greg Suhr: SFPD Never “Takes Care” of Mayor Ed Lee’s Parking Tickets (SFGate)
  • City to Crackdown on Businesses Not Complying With Commuter Benefits Program (SF Examiner)
  • Tech Buses Use Valencia Median As to Park During Morning Commute Hours (48 Hills)
  • Luxor Cab Driver Arrested for Abusing Paratransit Discount Card System (SF Examiner, SFGate)
  • SF Design Firm’s Entry for Urban Bike Design Contest is Flexible for Hills and Cargo Carriers (TC)
  • GJEL: Poor Cities See Highest Pedestrian Deaths Like Fairfield, Stockton, and Antioch
  • BART Track Crossing at Warren Avenue for Future Extension in Fremont to Re-Open on Monday (ABC)
  • Marin Sheriff’s Office to Display Recovered Stolen Bikes for Owners to Reclaim (Marin IJ)
  • Tour de Peninsula Allows Cyclists to Enjoy San Mateo’s “Majestic Landscape” Car-Free (Examiner.com)
  • How to “Save Menlo”? Save Caltrain, Says Almanac Columnist

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Today’s Headlines

  • SFMTA to Fine Tech Bus Company for Getting Stuck on Hill, Blocking J-Church (CBS)
  • Lyft, Uber, Sidecar Launch Features to Allow Carpooled Rides (SFGateTechCrunch, Slate)
  • Did You Know the Mayor and Supervisors Are Required to Ride Muni Twice a Week? Ha. (SFist)
  • Is Mayor Lee Bluffing With His Threats to Supporters of Sup. Wiener’s Transit Funding Measure? (SFBG)
  • People Behaving Badly: Non-Handicapped Drivers Abuse Blue Parking Zones and Disabled Placards
  • Smart Cars: Finally, a Car to Fill Those Unused Slices of Curb Space Between Driveways With (Weekly)
  • Four Pragmatic Ways You Can Make SF’s Streets Better for Bicycling (SFGate)
  • BART Officials Work to Increase Awareness of Rules for Bikes on Trains (SF Examiner)
  • BART Hiring Young “Junior Engineers” to Replace Retiring Employees (NBC)
  • SF Startup Creates Gesture-Controlled Car Display for Phones to Reduce Distracted Driving (Biz Times)
  • Freight Operators Say Business is Hurt by SMART Construction on Existing Tracks (Marin IJ)
  • Driver Who Struck 98-Year-Old Man in Berkeley: Legally Blind, No Driver’s License, Distracted (CBS)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Tech Bus Bottoms-Out at 21st and Church Streets, Blocking J-Church Trains (CBS, SFGate)
  • SF Examiner Op-Ed: SFMTA Executives’ Salaries Should Be Linked to Muni’s On-Time Performance
  • Uber Driver Who Suffered Seizure, Struck Pedestrian, Removed From App Platform (KQED)
  • Another Shot of N-Judah Riders Pushing a Car Out of the Way Yesterday (SF Weekly)
  • New Parklet on Ocean Ave Built By High School Students Will Soon Be Moveable (Curbed)
  • SF Tech Worker Looks to Make Film About Tech’s Impact on Housing and Transit (SFist, Indiegogo)
  • SF Bicycle Coalition Urges Caltrain to Increase Bike Capacity With Purchase of New Cars
  • Caltrain Service Continues Normally After Man Was Struck, Killed Monday Night (CBS)
  • BART Sees Major Delays After False Bomb Threat on AC Transit at West Oakland Station (CBS)
  • Hearings Reveal Quality Control of Bay Bridge Was Silenced, Ignored (ABC)
  • Truck Carrying Old Bay Bridge East Span Parts Tips Over in West Oakland, Spilling Pieces (CoCo Times)
  • Highway Worker Struck, Killed by Driver on 101 in Redwood City (SFGate, Mercury News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Uber Driver Suffers Seizure, Strikes Pedestrian at Polk and Geary (ABCSF Exam, SFGate, CBS)
  • 48-Year-Old Man Struck by Driver at Silver and San Bruno Sunday Night (SF Examiner)
  • Upper Market to Get Re-Paving Soon; SFMTA Working on Car Diversions for Lower Market (SFBC)
  • N-Judah Riders Lift a Car Out of the Way of Their Train — Yet Again (Muni Diaries)
  • Planning Dept to Hold Mission Street Public Life Plan Open House on Thursday (Mission Local)
  • Bernal Heights Neighbor Complains About Motorcycle Spaces Given to Scooter-Share (Bernalwood)
  • SF Weekly Bike Columnist on the “Restore Transpo Balance” Measure: Look Up the Word “Balance”
  • Golden Gate Ferry Captains, Bus Mechanics Union May Strike Due to Contract Dispute (SFGate)
  • Man Struck, Killed by Caltrain at Burlingame Station (NBCCoCo Times)
  • Cyclelicious Gets Response to Open Letter to County About on Lacking Bike Amenities at Levi’s Stadium
  • Palo Alto Considers Transit-Oriented Development Growth Scenarios (PA Online)
  • Greater Marin: SMART Should Use High-Speed Trains in 20-30 Years

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Today’s Headlines

  • Over 40 Injured in Two Muni/Truck Crashes on Third St, Geary (NBC, KTVU, SFGate, CBS, KRON)
  • Video Shows Trucker Illegally Turning Left Into T-Third Train; SFPD: Citation is “Certain” (KTVU)
  • Muni Metro Power Outage at Duboce/Church; Tree Falls on Muni Wires on Columbus (NBC)
  • Senior, Disability Advocates Protest Tech Buses as SFMTA Pilot Launches (SFBay, SFistExam, SFGate)
  • The “Restore Balance” Proponents Aren’t the First to Complain That Drivers Are Victims (Next City)
  • San Diego Radio Blogger Says He Received SFMTA Parking Ticket, Despite Never Visiting SF (Star 94.1)
  • Man Gets Videos of Bike Thieves Who Repeatedly Break Into His Garage (KRON)
  • 90-Year-Old Palo Alto Driver Who Injured Five on Sidewalk Ordered to Re-Test for License (PAO)
  • Caltrans Tried to Squelch Worker Criticsms About Quality of Work on Bay Bridge, Report Says (CoCo)
  • West Costa Contra County Gets Grant to Study BART Extensions, Bus Service Upgrades (CoCo Times)
  • 49ers Criticized For Crawling Car Traffic as Fans Leave Levi Stadium’s First Big Game (ABC)
  • Want to Pedal By it All? Cyclelicious Maps Bike Routes to the Stadium

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