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Today’s Headlines

  • N-Judah Morning Commuters Stuck With Buses Yesterday After Tunnel Work Runs Late (SFGate)
  • Cable Car Operators Call for Better Protection From Reckless Drivers From SFMTA, SFPD (SF Examiner)
  • SFPD Officer Discipline Cases Include Drunk Driving, Brandishing Gun in Road Rage Incident (Examiner)
  • Italian Luxury Car Maker Wants to Put Showroom on Valencia Street (Mission Local)
  • 600-Unit Development Proposed at Market and Van Ness to “Make Best Use of Transit” (Business Times)
  • More on the SFMTA’s Approval of 19th Avenue Upgrades for Muni’s 28 Buses (Hoodline)
  • Leap Bus Listed on eBay for $18,000 (Modern Luxury, NBC)
  • Presidio Parkway Pleases Designer, Drivers (MIJ, SFGateABC), Despite Lane Striping Issues (KRON)
  • Small Fire Closes Two Lanes on Bay Bridge East Span (NBC, SFBay)
  • CA High-Speed Rail Authority Plans to Compete for Caltrain Riders on the Peninsula (Green Caltrain)
  • Caltrain to Test New “Positive Train Control” System at Night This Week (Almanac)
  • Menlo Park Plans September Workshop to Boost Transit on Dumbarton Corridor (Green Caltrain)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Presidio Parkway Opens Early (ABCSFGate, Appeal); Ferry Ridership Tripled Friday (SFBay, KTVU)
  • Driver Attempts to Enter Closed Doyle Drive Section While Fleeing Police (SFGate)
  • Suspected DUI Driver Hits Man, Parked Car Near Crocker-Amazon Playground (SF Examiner)
  • SFPD Officer Exits Cruiser While in Reverse, Sending Car Into Two Cops and Detained Suspect (SFist)
  • Return of Sunday Streets Injects New Life Into the Tenderloin (SFGate)
  • Twin Peaks “Figure 8″ Roadway Could Become Car-Free on One Side (SFist)
  • Castro Retail Report Released, With Stats on Street Improvements and Business (Hoodline)
  • City Works to Keep Trash, Cars Out of Rain Gardens on Fell and Oak Streets (Hoodline)
  • SF History: Muddy Streets (Chron), Bay Bridge Haters (1, 2), a “Moving Sidewalk” Under Market (SFGate)
  • BART Board Member Nick Josefowitz: BART Extensions a Case of “Me-First” Planning (Examiner)
  • BART Delayed After Woman Falls on BART Tracks, Escapes Injury, at North Concord Station (SFGate)
  • Caltrans Still Wants to Widen Highway 1 in Pacifica (SF Examiner)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Driver Injures Two People at Oak and Masonic Jogging on Panhandle (SFBay, Hoodline)
  • Sunday Streets Returns to the Tenderloin This Weekend (Hoodline)
  • Another Bernal Heights Neighbor Says Lane Reduction on 280 Off-Ramp Too Sudden (Bernalwood)
  • BART Train Fire Believed to Be Caused By Aging Vehicles, Infrastructure (ABC, Examiner, KTVU, Biz)
  • GJEL: Bay Bridge Contra Flow Bus Lane Should Be Paired With Bike/Pedestrian Path
  • GG Bridge Traffic Flows During Doyle Dr Closure (ABC); Another Multi-Car Crash on Bay Bridge (SFGate)
  • Bay Bridge Committee Approves $1.1 Million to Prepare Anchor Rods for Earthquakes (SF Appeal)
  • More on Muir Woods’ Vehicle Reservation System Approved to Limit Car Traffic (SFGate)
  • AC Transit Now Provides Real-Time Bus Info for Google Maps (ABC)
  • Berkeley Police Turn to “Bike Index” National Registry to Match Stolen Bikes With Owners (Berkeleyside)
  • Palo Alto Drivers Disregard New Left Turn Ban at Downtown Intersection (Palo Alto Online)
  • Article From 1898: San Jose “Wheelmen” Oppose Bay Area Bike Paths, Prefer Good Roads (Cyclelicious)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Aunt Who Left Mi’yana Gregory, 2, in Crosswalk Cleared of Child Endangerment Charges (SF Examiner)
  • Motorcyclist Pleads Not Guilty to Veh. Manslaughter for Killing Gregory Ihm, 39, in DUI Crash (Exam)
  • More on SFMTA Board’s Approval of Plan to Speed Up Muni’s 28-19th Avenue (SFBay, SF Examiner)
  • 27-Cent Credit Card Fee at Parking Meters No Longer Subsidized — CBS & KTVU Find Angry Drivers
  • Doyle Drive Shutdown Begins Tonight for Presidio Parkway Opening (KQED, SF Appeal)
  • Former SF Uber Driver Who Was Deemed Employee Starts “School” on Ride-Hail Employee Rights (Biz)
  • Mission Gas Station at 16th and Van Ness to Become 100% Affordable Housing (Curbed, Mission Local)
  • Fire on BART Train Stops Service at Five East Bay Stations (ABC, SFGate); Three Injured (CBS)
  • Bay Bridge Traffic Gridlocked By Multi-Car Crash (ABC, CBS, KTVU)
  • Drunk Driver Who Killed Couple in Menlo Park in 2013 Sentenced to 30 Years-to-Life (NBC)
  • Menlo Park Street Gets Temporary Narrow Bike Lanes and Walkway Before Sidewalk (Almanac)
  • Man Struck and Killed by VTA Train in Milipitas Late at Night (CBS)

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Today’s Headlines

  • 24-Year-Old Driver Who Injured Three People at Ninth and Folsom Arrested for DUI (CoCo Times)
  • Motorcyclist, 26, Arrested for DUI, Manslaughter After Hitting Two on Market, Killing Man (KRON)
  • …Memorial Held for Greg Ihm, 39, Who Was Killed in the Crash Before His Sister’s Wedding (NBC)
  • SFBC: After a “Century of Experimentation” on Market Street, It’s Time to Dream Big for Its Redesign
  • SF Department of Public Works Sets Record for Most Blocks Re-Paved Within a Year (SF Examiner)
  • Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council to Host Discussion on Car-Share Tomorrow Evening (Hoodline)
  • State Considers Stricter Requirements for “Shuddle,” the Ride-Hail App for Kids (SF Examiner)
  • How Did Polk Street Look Different in Decades Past? It Had a Lot Fewer Cars (Hoodline)
  • Another Gas Station to Be Redeveloped at 25th and California in the Richmond (SocketSite)
  • City Pushes Central SoMa Developers to Pay More for Public Benefits Like Street, Transit Upgrades (Biz)
  • BART Gives Details on Coming Weekend Transbay Tube Closures for Maintenance (ExamABC)
  • Berkeley Staff Recommend Continuing goBerkeley Parking Program, But Not Expanding (Berkeleyside)

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Today’s Headlines

  • A Look at SF’s Ghost Bike Memorials in SoMa and Other Deadly Neighborhoods (Hoodline)
  • SFBC‘s Golden Wheel Awards to Feature Keynote Speaker Peter Norton, Author of “Fighting Traffic”
  • SFMTA to Start Charging Drivers Credit Card Transaction Fees at Parking Meters (KQED)
  • SFSU Looks to Develop New “Main Street” With Student Housing to Reduce Need for Commutes (Chron)
  • Doyle Drive to Close July 9-13 to Open New Presidio Parkway (Richmond)
  • BART Transbay Service Delayed for Mental Health Evaluation (Examiner), Rail Measurement (CBS)
  • San Mateo Police Work to Prevent Distracted Driving (ABC)
  • Antioch Mother Continues Fight for Speed Bumps on Street Where Son Was Killed by Driver (NBC)
  • Speeding Driver Strikes and Kills Motorcyclist in East Palo Alto (NBC)
  • More on Caltrain Board’s Vote to Increase Bike Capacity on New Electric Trains (SM Daily Journal)
  • VTA to Boost Bus Service Between San Jose and Fremont to Serve Growing Ridership (SFBay)
  • Bloomberg View Columnist: Berkeley Pedestrians Feel “Morally Superior,” Like Greece With Germany

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Today’s Headlines

  • Temporary Barrier Installed After Truck Driver Plows Into Rain Garden at Fell and Divisadero (Hoodline)
  • A Progress Report on the Housing Built in the Footprint of the Central Freeway (Arch Newspaper)
  • Willie Brown Worries How “Cutting Down Car Lanes on Second Street” Will Affect Firefighters (Chronicle)
  • No, Muni Fares Won’t Stop Rising: They’re Tied to Economic Cost Increases (SF Magazine)
  • Caltrain Electrification is Subject to CEQA, Rules Federal Board on Atherton Lawsuit (DJGC, Almanac)
  • More on the Caltrain Board’s Vote to Increase Bike Space, Reject Bathrooms on Electric Trains (GC)
  • Survey: 45% of Downtown Palo Workers Commute Without Driving Alone; 15% Bike (PTA)
  • As Millbrae Plans Development at BART/Caltrain Station, Some Residents Fear More Car Traffic (SMDJ)
  • GG Bridge District to Launch Free Shuttle Connecting San Rafael Transit Center, Larkspur Ferry (MIJ)
  • Marin County Continues Study on Re-Opening Alto Tunnel for Bikes, Peds Near Mill Valley (Marin IJ)
  • “FasTrak Flex” Transponders Come to Bay Area for Highway Drivers to Use in Express Toll Lanes (CoCo)
  • 6-Cent Drop in State Gas Excise Tax Cuts Transpo Funds, Saves Little for Consumers (Chron – Scroll)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Motorcyclist Crashes Into Two People at Market and Third Streets (CBS, NBC)
  • Woman on Bike Injured By Hit-and-Run Driver at Stevenson and Sixth Streets (Hoodline, SF Appeal)
  • Muni Awarded $41 Million Grant From Cap-and-Trade Program for New Metro Trains (SFBay, SFGate)
  • Cartoon: Why Did Mayor Lee Only Ride Muni Twice During the 22-Day Challenge? (SF Examiner)
  • Uber, Lyft: Don’t “Stifle Innovation” With New Regs (Exam); More on Their Lack of Public Data (Weekly)
  • New CA Law Gives Ride-Hail Drivers Basic Liability Coverage With Metromile (ABC)
  • Oakland Approves Budget to Fund City’s First Department of Transportation (SFBay)
  • Caltrain to Keep Restrooms in New Car Design, No Plan for More Bike Space (Socketsite, Green Caltrain)
  • BAAQMD May Give $20 Million for Caltrain Electrification (Green Caltrain)
  • Milbrae Station Development Plan Expects 70 Percent Car Usage (PTA)
  • Heat Creates Power Outages for VTA (NBC); Passengers Evacuated (ABC, CBS)
  • Caltrans’ “Largest Environmental Mitigation” Ever in Willits: Herbicides for a Highway Expansion (ABC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Supervisor Wiener Announces Run for State Senate (BARKQED, SFGate, SF Examiner)
  • Muni Says High Construction Costs Prevent it From Replacing Station Elevators (Examiner)
  • City Hall Hearing on Warriors Arena Plan in Mission Bay Draws More Supporters Than Critics (NBC)
  • Woman on Muni Refuses to Give Up Seat, Attacks 72-Year-Old Lady and Driver (CBS, SF Weekly)
  • History and Photos of Bernal Hill’s Esmeralda Stairs (SFist)
  • GG Bridge Toll Increases 25 Cents today (ABC); Ferry Service and Muni Fares Also Rise
  • Marin Supervisors Approve Parking Restrictions for Muir Woods (Marin IJ)
  • Woman Killed By Caltrain in Belmont (CBS, ABC)
  • Caltrain Considers Removing Restrooms on New Cars to Make Room for Bikes (SM Daily Journal)
  • Cyclelicious Compiles CA Laws on How Bikes Must Be Accommodated During Construction
  • GJEL: Alameda Crosswalk Crackdown Points to Systemic Problem of Streets Designed for Speed
  • Uber Financial Report Shows Company May Be Seeing Heavy Losses (SF Business Times)

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Today’s Headlines

  • UCSF Nurses Union Blasts Warriors Arena Traffic Plan, is Not Familiar With Plan (NBC, SFGate, Exam)
  • Port Opens Applications for Waterfront Advisory Group on Transportation, Vision Zero (Hoodline)
  • Muni Monthly Pass Fares to Rise Tomorrow (SF Examiner)
  • Motorcyclist Crashes on Van Ness Avenue, Suffers Head Injuries (SF Appeal)
  • Scoot Networks Tests Tiny Electric Car to Add to Its Fleet (Hoodline)
  • SPUR Rounds Up Solutions for a More Efficient Commute Between SF and the East Bay
  • SF Magazine: BART Board Members Offered “Surreal” Reasons for Keeping Station Bathrooms Closed
  • Despite On-Board Capacity Crunch, Caltrain May Leave Off-Board Bike Parking Underfunded (GC)
  • GG Bridge District to Raise Toll By 25 Cents Tomorrow; Woman: “We Are At Their Mercy” (Marin IJ)
  • The Greater Marin: Will North Bay Cities Ever Take Action to Fix Deadly Streets?
  • Man Rear-Ends Driver on I-880 in Milpitas, Killed By Passing Driver After Exiting Car (SFGate, NBC)
  • Pleasanton Preps to Stave Off July 4th Traffic and Parking Crunch (Inside Bay Area)

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