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Today’s Headlines

  • SFMTA Board Approves Market Street Turn Bans for Private Autos (SFGate, BeyondChron, SFBay)
  • Muni Displays Full-Scale Model of New Metro Train Cars on the Embarcadero (Moving SF)
  • Organization Petitions for BART to Set Aside 2 Percent of Station Renovation Budget for Art (Muni Diaries)
  • Bay Bridge Traffic Jams Smooth Out Every Summer as Driving Patterns Shift (CBS)
  • Marin Supes Embrace Muir Woods Plan for Parking Reservations, Shuttles to Curb Traffic (Marin IJ)
  • Trial Begins for Mill Valley Cyclist Who Allegedly Beat Pickup Driver Who Clipped Him (Marin IJ)
  • San Rafael Woman Calling for Safer San Pedro Road Frustrated By Death of 17-Year-Old (Marin IJ)
  • Some in South City Say a 128-Room Hotel Next to SFO Needs More Than 93 Parking Spaces (SM Daily)
  • Residents in San Jose’s Willow Glen Split Over Road Diet on Lincoln Avenue (Mercury News)
  • Amtrak Installing Electronic Bike Lockers at Stations Along Capitol Corridor (Cyclelicious)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Road Diet, Buffered Bike Lane Leads to 651 Percent Increase in Bicycling on San Jose Avenue (SFBike)
  • Muni to Launch E-Embarcadero Streetcar Service on Weekends in July, All-Week Next Year (Hoodline)
  • Muni Monthly Fast Pass Fares to Increase July 1 (SFBay)
  • BeyondChron: “Mid-Market Will Not Reach Its Economic Potential” Without Car Restrictions
  • Drunk Motorcyclist Who Injured Cable Car Operator Charged With Two Felonies (SF Appeal)
  • Driver Who Sped Off Ramp, Sent Parked Cars Into Cafe at 7th and Bryant, Arrested for DUI (SF Appeal)
  • People Behaving Badly: Solo Drivers Attempt to Use Carpool Ramp to Get on Bay Bridge
  • Leap is Auctioning Three of Four of Its Buses After Receiving Cease and Desist Order (Business Times)
  • Caltrain Releases Draft Business Plan for Electric Service With More Frequent Trains (Green Caltrain)
  • More on Google’s Copenhagen-Esque “Bike Vision” for Its Mountain View Campus (CityLab)
  • Cyclelicious Shares Resources to Get in on the Bike Advocacy Conversation in the South Bay
  • Alameda Leans Towards Unprotected Door-Zone Bike Lanes on Western Central Avenue (GJEL)

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Today’s Headlines

  • DUI Motorcyclist Critically Injures Cable Car Conductor, 50, at Taylor and Francisco (KRONKTVU)
  • Driver Barreling Off Highway 80 Off-Ramp at 7th and Bryant Sends Two Parked Cars Into Cafe (KRON)
  • Stanley Roberts: Drivers, Motorcyclists Running Stop Light at California and Powell Are “Out of Control”
  • More on SFPD Park Station’s Captain’s Urge to Crack Down on People on Bikes (SF Weekly, SFist)
  • Western Neighborhood Streets Fill With People for Sunday Streets, Haight Street Festival (SFGate)
  • City Officials Celebrate Bulb-Outs, Sidewalk Improvements on McAllister Near UC Hastings (Hoodline)
  • More on Sup. Christensen’s Push to Improve the Stockton Tunnel for Walking and Biking (Hoodline)
  • Potrero View Asks Livable City, Walk SF, SFBC to Weigh in on Mission Bay Warriors Arena Fight
  • Leap Puts a Bus Up for Auction — Coffee Bar and Wheelchair Ramp Included (Ars Technica)
  • Today’s KQED Forum to Discuss BART’s Infrastructure Woes in Light of New Budget
  • Doyle Drive to Close July 9 Weekend to Open Permanent Presidio Parkway Roadway (Marin IJ, SFGate)
  • Marin IJ Backs Proposal to Charge Tourists for Bike Parking

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Today’s Headlines

  • Uber Fights for Exemption From Market Street Turn Bans for Private Autos (CBS, ABC)
  • New SFPD Park Station Captain Wants to Crack Down on Cyclists for “the Protection of Life” (Hoodline)
  • Chronicle: Sup. Christensen’s Stockton Tunnel Press Conference Comes During Tough Election Race
  • Supes Wiener, Cohen Want to Beef Up Police Staffing to Increase Traffic Enforcement (NBC, Examiner)
  • Woman Finds Her Stolen Bike on Street a Year Later, Lets Man Who Purchased it Keep it (Mission)
  • New BART Budget to Add Longer, More Frequent Trains (KQED, Business Times, SFGate)
  • Bay Area Bike Share Station Locations Being Suggested Far and Wide (Cyclelicious)
  • Driver in Mountain View Arrested After Running Over Parking Control Officer’s Foot to Flee Ticket (CBS)
  • Drivers Complain Construction on Highway 101 in Palo Alto is Causing Slowdowns (NBC)
  • San Jose Driver Dies After Crashing Into Tree (Mercury News)
  • Congressional Rep From Modesto Continues Fight Against CA High-Speed Rail Funding (CoCo Times)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Driver Critically Injures Woman at Mission and Persia Streets in the Excelsior (SFGate)
  • Market Street Turn Restrictions Expected to Be Approved By SFMTA Board Tuesday (SFGate)
  • Stanley Roberts Catches Drivers Making Illegal Bus-Only Turn Towards Bay Bridge Ramp on Folsom
  • Bernal Heights Among Neighborhoods Voting to Get Bay Area Bike Share Stations (Bernalwood)
  • Berkeley Poised to Approve Downtown Parking Garage Expansion and “Green” Overhaul (Berkeleyside)
  • Berkeley Ramps Up Road Repaving, Plans to Smooth 11 Miles of Streets By October (Berkeleyside)
  • EB Express: New Traffic Ticket Payment Law Doesn’t Eliminate Onerous Fee for Missing Court Dates
  • More People Behaving Badly: Distracted Freeway Drivers in Marin County
  • Boy of 22 Month Dies of Head Injuries Suffered in Rear Seat After Rear-End Car Crash in Vallejo (CoCo)
  • San Jose Van Driver Crashes Into Pole, Shutting Down VTA Light-Rail Line (NBC, ABC)
  • Palo Alto Transpo Commission Approves Traffic Calming Measures on Park Bike Boulevard (PAO)
  • South City Driver Follows Drunk Driver, Calls Police, Sees Drunk Driver Crash Into Parked Car (SMDJ)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Man Hit in Police Chase at 8th and Mission is 19-Yr-Old Intern Who’d Moved to SF a Week Prior (Chron)
  • Chart: How Much Money Muni, BART Fares Pay for Service Compared to Other U.S. Transit (CityLab)
  • Muni Buses to Feature Local Artwork (Moving SF)
  • Matier & Ross: Old Bay Bridge Span Parts to Be Given to Artists at Cost (Chron)
  • BART Service Stopped Between Hayward and Fremont to Due Small Fire at Substation (ABC)
  • Driving in Marin is Declining, but Morning Commute Traffic is Growing (Greater Marin)
  • Development Plans Booming at San Mateo’s Hayward Park Station (SM Daily Journal)
  • San Mateo Driver Flees Police With 15-Yr-Old Boy in Car, Crashes Into Apartment Building (SM Daily)
  • When Piloting a Motor Vehicle, a “Big Lunch” Can Put You Over the Edge (CBS)
  • Retired Alameda Firefighter Reminisces About Biking to Work, Family Visits at the Station By Bike
  • CA High-Speed Rail Opponents Gearing Up to Protest at CAHSRA Board Meeting in LA (CBS)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Rental Van Driver Critically Injures Woman at O’Farrell and Divisadero Streets (SF Examiner)
  • Today’s KQED Forum: Taming Predicted Car Traffic at Warriors Arena in Mission Bay
  • Sup. Avalos, Jason Henderson, Chariot CEO Discuss the Effects of “Modern-Day Jitneys” (KALW)
  • Haight Ashbury Neighborhood Council to Rip on Ride-Hail Companies at Thursday Meeting (Hoodline)
  • Designer Creates Visualization of the Moving Muni Network (SFist)
  • SFMTA Rolling Out More Operator Restrooms at the End of Muni Lines
  • BART Equipment Overheats in Warm Weather, Causing Delays and Berkeley Station Closure (CBS)
  • Op-Ed: Berkeley Should Build Housing on Wide Adeline Street (Berkeleyside)
  • More on Bay Area Bike Share’s Interactive Map Where You Can Suggest Station Locations (Hoodline)
  • Google Releases “Bike Vision Plan” for Its Mountain View Campus (Cyclelicious)
  • San Rafael Girl, 17, Killed By Driver While Jogging After Veering Around Fallen Tree (SFGate)
  • CA Court Bans Counties From Requiring Traffic Fine Payment Before Contesting (ABC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Donald Pinkerton-DeVito, 23, Killed in Bike Crash With SFPD Driver Next to McLaren Park (SFGate, CBS)
  • In Three Police Chases in the Past Month, Suspects Have Killed or Injured People on the Street (Chron)
  • Report: Warriors Arena Traffic Would Be Manageable With Transit Upgrades (Exam 1, 2, SFGate, NBC)
  • Matier and Ross Focus on Cost of Sup. Jane Kim, SFMTA’s Trip to Copenhagen (SF Chronicle)
  • Castro Merchant: “Are People Walking Down the Street Really an Accurate Cross Section?” (Hoodline)
  • Man Driving Stolen Car Crashes on Bay Bridge On-Ramp, Dies (SFGate, CBS)
  • BART to Shut Down Transbay Service for Maintenance on Two Weekends in August (SF Chronicle)
  • 12th Fatality on Caltrain on Tracks Occurs in Atherton (CBSAlmanac)
  • Caltrain Recommendations for New Electric Trains: No Bathrooms, Same Bike Capacity (GC, SocketSite)
  • “Civic Hackathon” in San Jose Aimed at Helping VTA Improve South Bay Transportation (KQED)
  • Google Publishes Information on Self-Driving Car Crashes on Website (Business Times)
  • Hayward Woman Killed By School Bus Driver (SFGate); Emeryville Driver Hits Building, Dies (ABC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • SFPD Captain Simon Silverman Explains Why Richmond Station is “Focused on the Five” (SFBike)
  • Leah Shahum Reports on How the Netherlands, Germany, and Sweden Strive for Vision Zero (VZN)
  • Study: Gay Couples in Gay Neighborhoods Like the Castro Tend to Make Shorter Trips (ACCESS)
  • Bay Bridge East Span Rods Threatened By Salt Water Corrosion; Could Cost $10M to Study (SFGate)
  • BART Sees Major Evening Delays With Equipment Problem Near 24th Street Station (CBS)
  • SamTrans Approves $139M Annual Budget (SM Daily Journal)
  • Ki-Jana Alo, 19, Killed By Driver While Walking on Highway 101 in Redwood City (KTVU)
  • Antioch Driver Hits, Seriously Injures 14-Year-Old Girl (ABC)
  • More on Menlo Park’s Temporary Median Barrier at Ravenswood Caltrain Crossing (NBC)
  • Petition Seeks to Make Road Diet Permanent on San Jose’s Lincoln Ave in Willow Glen
  • Co-Founder Says Google Won’t Release Reports on Self-Driving Car Crashes to Protect Privacy (CBS)

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Today’s Headlines

  • SFPD, CHP “Focus on the Five” Traffic Enforcement Spotted Near the Embarcadero (CBS)
  • 19-Year-Old Man Expected to Survive After Being Hit By Driver Fleeing SFPD at 8th and Mission (Exam)
  • Market Street Set to Get Escalator Canopies at Civic Center, Powell Stations (SF Chronicle)
  • Fantasy Map of Citywide Muni Subway Still a Fantasy (Muni Diaries)
  • Another SFMTA Livable Streets Planner Headed to LA DOT: Bridget Smith (Streetsblog LA Lite)
  • Tree on Haight Street Suspected to Be Knocked Down By Delivery Vehicle Driver (Hoodline)
  • Stanley Roberts Finds Bike Parts Galore at Highway-Side Homeless Encampment Near Daly City Border
  • Golden Gate Bridge’s All-Electronic Tolls Surprise Some Tourists Who Rent Cars (SFGate)
  • Caltrain Board to Consider Space for Bikes, Bathrooms On New Electric Trains (Green Caltrain 1, 2)
  • Menlo Park Installs Temporary Median Barrier to at Dangerous Ravenswood Caltrain Crossing (ABC)
  • Drugged Driver Who Hit Teacher, Special Needs Students in San Mateo Pleads No Contest (SFGate)

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