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Today’s Headlines

  • Could Planning Commission Pres Fill Chiu’s Supe Seat? (Examiner); Avalos: Ed Lee is “Beatable” (CBS)
  • The Hairball Still Sucks, and There Still Aren’t Any Plans to Change it (Potrero View)
  • Jarrett Walker Backs Muni’s Efforts to Replace Stop Signs With Transit-Priority Signals (Human Transit)
  • SFMTA Planner and Fellow Muni Riders Help Child Get Stolen Phone Back (SFGate)
  • SFMTA Explains How NextMuni GPS Works (Moving SF)
  • “Chariot” Crowdsources Private Shuttle Routes Muni Doesn’t Serve (TechCrunch)
  • SF Weekly‘s Joe Eskenazi Reminds Everyone that Meters Still Work on Veteran’s Day
  • SPUR: Urbanism Triumphed in Bay Area Elections
  • VTA to Delay Funding Application for Santa Clara BART Stations; Community Meetings Coming (GC)
  • New VTA Report Shows El Camino Real BRT Could Be Almost as Fast as Driving (Peninsula)
  • Man Sought After Pulling Gun During Parking Lot Road-Rage Incident in Palo Alto (NBC)
  • CAHSR Construction Will Proceed, Despite Worries Over Republican Majority in Congress (KQED)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Safe Streets Advocates Rally at City Hall (SFBay, Goebel, SFGate, NBC), Call for Tour Driver Regs (CBS)
  • Passage of Props A and B to Boost Muni; Prop L Backer “Not Surprised” it Failed (SF Examiner)
  • Muni Buses Suffered $140,000 in Damage From World Series Rioters (SF Examiner)
  • Transbay Transit Center Construction Clears Ground Level (CBS)
  • 3-Ft Bike Passing Law Said to Spread Awareness in Marin, Has Been Used in Two SF Cases (Marin IJ)
  • People Behaving Badly: SF Neighbors Paint Fake Red Curb Zones Near Private Driveways
  • Flywheel Coffee to Pursue Parklet on Stanyan (HL);  Castro Merchants Protect Rainbow Crosswalks (HL)
  • Draft EIR Released for Potrero Public Housing Redevelopment Set to Build a New Street Grid (Curbed)
  • GG Bridge Movable Barrier Work Squeezes Traffic (NBC); Wrong-Way Driver on Bay Bridge (SFBay)
  • East Bay BRT Gets Federal Grant (KTVU, SFGate); Oakland Airport Connector to Open Nov 22 (ABC)
  • Caltrain Electrification Delayed Two Years to 2021; Costs Go Up (Green Caltrain, SM Daily, Examiner)
  • Half Moon Bay Residents Protest Extended Closure of Corroded Bike/Ped Bridge (SF Examiner)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Lori Helmer, 51, Killed by GG Transit Bus Driver While Jogging at Lombard and Van Ness (ABC, Exam)
  • Joseph Jeffrey, 54, Dies of Injuries After Being Intentionally Hit by Driver He Told to Slow Down (SFGate)
  • 35-Year-Old Henok Ayel ID’d as Man Killed After Falling Off Truck at Mason and Turk (SFGate)
  • 110 More On-Street Car-Share Spaces Coming Soon Across the City (SFGate)
  • Uber CEO Talks About Challenges of Opposition From City, Taxi Drivers, Competitors (Vanity Fair)
  • More on the Market Street Prototyping Festival Ideas Coming in April (ABC)
  • Ed Lee, the Mayor Who Said He Wouldn’t Run, Announces Intent to Run for Re-Election (SF Examiner)
  • Woman in her 30s Killed by BART Train at San Leandro Station (ABCKTVU, NBC)
  • Speeding SUV Driver in Oakland Plows Through Parked Car and Utility Pole Into Home (NBC)
  • SamTrans Looks to Get More Seniors and Youth to Take the Bus (Peninsula)
  • Cupertino Residents Pack Workshop on Safer Bike Lanes After Teen’s Death (NBC)
  • East Palo Alto Seeks Input on Design for Bike/Ped Bridge Over Highway 101 (Cyclelicious)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Man, 35, Falls Off 18-Wheel Truck, Gets Run Over and Killed at Mason and Turk (ABC, KRON, Examiner)
  • Driver Seriously Injures Pedestrian at Columbus and Green Streets in North Beach (KTVU)
  • Muni to Hold Meeting Tonight on Speeding Up 28 Line With Bus Bulbs, Fewer Stops on 19th Ave (SFBay)
  • SFDPW to Smooth Asphalt With “Micro-Surfacing” on 250 Blocks Over Next Two Months (SFGate)
  • Electronic Traffic Sign Used for Presidio Parkway Work Gets Removed After Lingering on Geary (SFGate)
  • Mark Zuckerberg’s Construction Trucks Block Traffic on 21st St and Guerrero (Mission Local)
  • “Light Rail” Installation Will Illuminate on Market When BART Trains Pass Underneath (East Bay Express)
  • Nick Josefowitz Plans to Clean Up BART After Unseating 24-Year Board Member James Fang (Examiner)
  • TransForm: Election Was a “Clean Sweep for Transportation Choices” in the Bay Area
  • Berkeley Voters Shoot Down Measure R, a Bid to Curb Downtown Developments (Business Times)
  • SamTrans Looks to Improve Connections to Caltrain in Plan Update (Green Caltrain)
  • San Bruno, Menlo Park Voters Approve Density Near Caltrain (PTA); San Carlos Transit Village OK’d (DJ)

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Today’s Headlines

  • SF Voters Reject Prop L, Approve Transpo Funding Props A and B; Alameda County Passes BB (SFGate)
  • Nick Josefowitz Unseats 24-Year Incumbent James Fang on BART Board (SF Examiner)
  • SF Cab Drivers Officially Unionized, Fight Continues Against Uber, Lyft, Sidecar (SF Examiner)
  • Twitter Plans to Build Sky Bridge to Connect Two Headquarter Buildings Over Stevenson Alleyway (Biz)
  • Free Shuttle Takes Bottle Collectors to SF’s Shrinking Number of Recycling Facilities (SF Examiner)
  • Nested Birds Part of Rising Cost of Bay Bridge Demo (ABC); Water Leaks Threaten Corrosion (SFGate)
  • Carl Dubose Charged With Murder in Road Rage Shooting That Killed Mother in Oakland (CoCo Times)
  • Bike Couriers Thrive in Oakland, Despite Predictions of Doom From Internet and Apps (East Bay Express)
  • Bike East Bay Distributes Lights to Night Riders (Oakland North), In Time for Daylight Savings (KTVU)
  • Business Times Explains Why Planned San Jose, Alumn Rock BART Stations Could Be Eliminated
  • Man Struck by Amtrak Train in San Leandro (SFGate); Teen Boy Killed by Caltrain in Palo Alto (SFGate)
  • Malikyar Mirwais, 48, Found Dead on BART Tracks Near Concord Station (SFGate)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Skateboarder Killed by Driver ID’d as Arman Lester (Exam); Driver Hits Man After Argument (Weekly)
  • SFMTA May Revive “Don’t Block the Box” Campaign in SoMa in December (SF Examiner, ABC, SFBay)
  • N-Judah’s Sunset Tunnel Rehab Begins Friday, Buses to Substitute Over Weekends (Hoodline)
  • Ideas From Market St Prototyping Festival (CityLab); More From Castro Street’s Makeover Party (HL)
  • SFPUC Employee Blows Whistle Over New Broadway Tunnel Lights Being Too Bright, Inefficient (KTVU)
  • The Unusual Fang-Josefowitz BART Race (48 Hills); BART’s Third-Highest Ridership Ever Friday (Exam)
  • Funds Shifted to Cover Bay Bridge Cost Overruns (CBS); GG Bridge Cable Work Delayed (Marin IJ)
  • Mill Valley Starts Building Roundabout on Bike/Ped Path Just Two Months After Child Injury (Marin IJ)
  • Oakland’s Broadway Streetcar Proposal Draws Interest From Developers (SFGate)
  • San Jose’s Pedestrian Death Toll Rises to 36 This Year (NBC)
  • CA Could Test a Vehicle Miles Traveled-Based Tax Program by 2018 (Roadshow)

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Today’s Headlines

  • SUV Driver Kills Skateboarder at Third and Cargo Way; SFPD: “Driver May Not Have Known” (SFGate)
  • Driver Nearly Hits Two on Third Street, Beats Them After They Tap His Hood, Gets Arrested (SF Weekly)
  • Driver Hits Off-Duty SFPD Officer at Leavenworth and Ellis, Flees Police and Crashes (SFGate)
  • SFPD Hasn’t Cited Driver Who Backed Into Woman While Parking in the Castro (SF Appeal)
  • News Flash: SF Slow to Make Streets Safer (SFGate); Why Seniors and Disabled Oppose Prop L (BC)
  • SFSU Bike Advocates Push for Bike-Friendlier 19th Ave in M-Ocean View Subway Project (GG Xpress)
  • Geneva-Harney BRT Planned to Connect Daly City’s Bayshore With Candlestick Point (Exam)
  • Muni’s First Streetcar Brought Out Once Again, Drawing Fans From Around the World (SFGate)
  • Gap in Proposed Lower Haight Residential Parking Permit Zone Leaves Neighbors Wanting In (Hoodline)
  • Bay Area Reporter: BART Board Candidate Nick Josefowitz is Running a “Scorched Earth Campaign”
  • Levi’s Stadium Opens Bike Path During Games for Ticket Holders in “Pilot” Program (Cyclelicious)
  • VTA Postpones Meetings on Plans to Nix Alum Rock BART Station After Uproar (Green Caltrain)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Tour Trolley Driver That Killed Woman at City Hall Cited for Veh. Manslaughter (CBS, Exam, SFGate)
  • Driver Backs Into Woman on 16th Street, Putting Her in Critical Condition (Mission Local)
  • Giants Parade Takes Over Streets Today (Exam); Revelers & Trick-or-Treaters: Beware of Drivers (SFBay)
  • It’s Muni Heritage Weekend (MSR); Historic Buses Will Be Out on the Streets (MSR, SFMTA
  • 10-Townsend Now Runs Until Midnight as Part of “Muni Forward” Changes (SFBay)
  • Parking Meter Signage Hasn’t Caught Up With Mayor Lee’s Sunday Parking Reversal (SFGate)
  • Castro Street Merchants Expect Boom After Construction (KTVU); Upper Haight Plans Develop (Hoodline)
  • 50 Teams Selected for Market Street Prototyping Festival Next April (SocketSite)
  • Oakland Road-Rage Shooter Who Killed Mother Arrested (KRON)
  • Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Faces Lawsuit After June Car Crash (CBS)
  • San Jose Residents Upset as BART Considers Scrapping Plans for Alum Rock Station (NBC)
  • GJEL: Through-Double-Right Turns Are Fatal for Bicyclists by Design

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Today’s Headlines

  • All Muni Bus Service Suspended After World Series Revelers Attack Vehicles Again (SFGateCBS)
  • Muni Makes Route Adjustments as Part of Transit Effectiveness Project (SF Appeal)
  • Ribbon-Cutting, Block Party Today to Celebrate Castro Street’s Makeover (Hoodline, SFGate)
  • KALW Profiles Prop L; SPUR Lists Five Reasons Why SF Needs Its Transit-First Policy
  • SF Examiner Reviews Last Week’s NACTO Conference, a Gathering of National Transportation Planners
  • Senator Mark Leno Considers Running for Mayor Against Ed Lee (SFGate)
  • Study: 53% of Casual Bay Area Bike Share Users Don’t Understand Pricing Structure (Conversation)
  • School Bus Driver, Station Wagon Driver, Motorcyclist Collide at Oak and Lyon Streets (CBS)
  • Op-Ed: Caltrain Needs to More Frequent Service to Match its Connecting Transit Systems (SF Examiner)
  • BART’s Oakland Airport Connector Could Open by Thanksgiving (SFGate)
  • Decisions on Cutting BART’s Planned Alum Rock Station Moving Quickly (Green Caltrain)
  • Oakland North Breaks Down What Alameda County’s Measure BB Transportation Tax Would Fund

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Today’s Headlines

  • Juvenile Driver of Stolen Car Crashes Into Garden at Hayes and Lyon Streets (Hoodline)
  • Market Street Bike Lanes Get Fresh Pavement, Green Coat Between Van Ness and Duboce (SFBike)
  • BART Launches Surveys on Montgomery and Embarcadero Station Improvements (SF ExaminerABC)
  • Port of SF Hopes to Grow Water Taxi Services Such as “Tideline” (ABC)
  • Margarita Gutierrez, 26, ID’d as Woman Killed in Crash on Fifth Street I-280 Off-Ramp (CoCo Times)
  • MTC Report Shows Neglected Bay Area Roads Remain “Consistently Mediocre” (KTVU, CBS)
  • Bay Bridge East Span Lit Up With New LEDs (NBC)
  • Crane That Built New Bay Bridge Span Given Away for Free to Build Bridge in New York (SFGate)
  • Pedestrian and Bicycle Improvements Among Upgrades Coming to Marin’s Civic Center (Marin IJ)
  • More on the New Caltrain Commuter Coalition Pushing for Electrification Funding (Daily Journal)
  • Cupertino Residents Mourn Killed Bicycling Teen, Launch Online Petition to Demand Safer Street (ABC)
  • Community Raises Funds to Help Family of SJSU Student Killed by Drunk Driver (KRON)

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