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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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Today’s Headlines

  • MTC Poised to Fund Bay Area Bike Share in the East Bay (KQED)
  • Completion of Castro’s New Wider Sidewalks Moved Up to June (BAR)
  • SFPD to Crack Down for Distracted Driving Month (SF Weekly)
  • After SF Weekly‘s Central Subway Whistle-Blower Article, SFMTA Emails Staff About Whistle-Blowing
  • More on Ed Reiskin’s Proposal to Keep Sunday Parking Meters, Lay Off Enforcement (SFBay)
  • McCoppin Hub Next to Central Freeway in “SoMa West” Set to Open in Late Summer (Curbed)
  • SFMTA Rehabilitating M-Ocean View Rails on San Jose Avenue (RT&S)
  • Golden Gate Ferry Boat, M.S. San Francisco, Undergoing $20 Million Rehab (Marin IJ)
  • Golden Gate Bridge Toll Hikes Go Into Effect on Monday (SF Weekly, KRON)
  • Menlo Park Columnist Shares Ways to Support a Faster Caltrain (Almanac)
  • 280 Trees to Be Removed for Widening of South Bay’s San Tomas Expressway (Mercury News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Study: SFpark Has Cut Parking Cruising Times in Half (Next CityAtlantic Cities)
  • SF Second Densest City in U.S.: ”You Don’t Need a Car Here. They Really Just Get in the Way.” (SFGate)
  • More on the Tech Bus Appeal Denial (ExamAppealNBC48 HillsSFGate); Protest in Oakland (SFBG)
  • DUI SFFD Truck Driver Who Hit Motorcyclist Appears in Court (SF Examiner)
  • North Beach Residents Think Rat Sightings are Linked With Central Subway Construction (SFGate)
  • False Citation for Muni Fare Evasion Indicates Flaws in Clipper Enforcement System (SF Examiner)
  • April Fools: Man Outfits Prius to Hook Up to Muni Power Lines (Bold Italic)
  • SF Startup Lets Private Parking Space Owners Rent Them Out to Benefit Charities (Bold Italic)
  • Future BART Car Model to Tour Bay Area This Month for Public Input (SFist)
  • Bike East Bay Looking for the Next Bike Commuter of the Year (SFGate)
  • GJEL: Caltrans Needs to Get Up to Speed on Complete Streets, Endorse NACTO Design Guide
  • In China, High-Speed Rail is Reducing Domestic Flights (Atlantic Cities)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Supervisors Deny Environmental Appeal of SFMTA’s Shuttle Regulation Pilot (Examiner, SFBG)
  • April Fools Protesters Block Google Bus Once Again (ABCSF Examiner)
  • Shuttles Ease Traffic Congestion, but Report Shows They Also Wear Heavily on Roads (SocketSite)
  • BeyondChron: Why Isn’t the SFMTA Putting Its Money Where Its Mouth is on Vision Zero?
  • Central Subway Whistleblower Reports Laundry List of Budget Report Manipulations (SF Weekly)
  • More on the SFCTA’s Study of an M-Line Subway Under 19th Avenue (SFGate)
  • Stanley Roberts Spotlights Drivers Who Speed, Park on Sidewalk on Durant Ave in Oakland/San Leandro
  • BART Tests Digital Ad/News Screen at Montgomery Station (SF Business Times)
  • Caltrain Opens San Bruno Station With Upgraded Elevated Platforms (SF Examiner)
  • Caltrain Electrification EIR Shows Need for More Grade Separations, Better Bike Access (Green Caltrain)
  • Cyclelicious Cites Downtown San Jose, Santa Cruz as Examples of Good “Pedestrianism”

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Today’s Headlines

  • SFPD Seeks Hit-and-Run Driver Who Seriously Injured Man at 10th and Division (SF Appeal)
  • Two Women Seen Fleeing After Driver Leaves Car Slammed Into Bakery at 21st and Folsom (KRON)
  • Truck-Driving Fireighter Who Struck Motorcyclist in DUI Collision Last June Released From Jail (ABC)
  • Tech Bus Lovers and Haters Rally to Speak at Supes Hearing on CEQA Appeal Today (SFBG 1, 2)
  • E-Embarcadero Historic Streetcar Line Expected to Begin Service in 2015 (NBC)
  • Next City Writer Hails Muni’s All-Door-Boarding, Proof-of-Payment System as Model for Faster Transit
  • Bold Italic Writer Advises on Proper Etiquette When Riding Muni in Wet Weather
  • New SF Startup Rents Cars to Lyft and Uber (SF Examiner)
  • Oakland Police Officer Hits Pedestrian at 7th & Broadway, Just Outside Headquarters (CBS)
  • More on the Devil’s Slide Converted Highway Trail, Including Some Road History (Bay Bikers)
  • Apple Plans to Get More Employees Out of Cars With Dedicated Transit Center (MacRumors)
  • Caltrain Board to Review Ten-Year Strategic Plan to Improve Service (Green Caltrain)

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Today’s Headlines

  • SFMTA Board Approves Swath of Muni TEP Upgrades (SF Examiner, SFGateSFBay, M Local, KTVU)
  • Driver Collides With Muni M Train on 19th Avenue at Stonestown (SF Appeal)
  • Supervisors to Hear CEQA Appeal on SFMTA’s Private Shuttle Regulation Pilot (SF Examiner)
  • Maria Ayerdi-Kaplan, the Visionary Who Made the Transbay Transit Center a Reality (SF Examiner)
  • Moscone Center Expansion Plans Could Make Howard St “Less of a Pedestrian Wasteland” (SFGate)
  • SF Chronicle‘s John King Reviews Some of SF’s Privately-Owned Public Spaces
  • McCoppin Hub Cul-De-Sac to Be Re-Zoned as Open Space (Socketsite)
  • New Worker Safety Rules Causing BART Delays; Deaths Also Robbed BART of Expertise (SFGate)
  • Cal Civil Engineering Professor: Costs Vastly Underestimated for CAHSR, Hyperloop (Business Times)
  • 49er Chris Culliver Arrested in San Jose After Hitting Bicyclist, Threatening Witness (ABC, NBC)
  • San Jose Mom Launches Pedestrian Safety Campaign After Four-Year-Old Son’s Death (KTVU)
  • San Rafael’s Red Light Camera Program: How Good Policy Went Wrong (Greater Marin)

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Today’s Headlines

  • SFMTA Considers First Round of Muni TEP Service Changes Today (SF Examiner, Hoodline)
  • SFBC Launches “Body-Count Clock” Pushing for a Safer Design on Polk Street (SF Examiner)
  • Safer Monterey Blvd Advocates Win Speed Limit Reduction to 25 MPH (Friends of Monterey Blvd)
  • More on the Billboards Showing Photos of Texting Drivers (KTVU, CBS)
  • MTC to Require Bay Area Companies Employing 50+ to Subsidize Transit (Merc, KTVU)
  • How to Reach the New Converted Devil’s Slide Highway Trail by Bus or Bike (Cyclelicious)
  • El Camino Real Plan to Require Setbacks for Wider Sidewalks Protested With Misinformation (PAO)
  • As in SF, Palo Alto Cab Drivers Call for Regulation of Lyft, Uber, Sidecar Drivers (PA Online)
  • Berkeley Looks to Redesign Adeline Street (Berkeleyside)
  • Drunk, Speeding Driver Charged With Murder of Marine on Motorcycle in Fremont (Mercury)
  • Greenbrae Driver Jumps Curb at Shopping Center, Breaks Woman’s Bones (Marin IJ)

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