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Today’s Headlines

  • Easy Chang, 25, Arrested for August Road Rage Shooting of Pedestrian in Western Addition (CBS)
  • Parking Control Officers Call on DA Gascón to Protect Them From Violent Drivers (CBS, KTVU, Exam)
  • Golden Gate Transit Strike Cancelled After Tentative Labor Agreement Reached (CBSSF Examiner)
  • Join Enrique Peñalosa, Ciclovía Visionary, for a Ride to Sunday Streets This Weekend (SFBC)
  • Man Who Wrecked Muni Bus After Giants World Series Victory in 2012 in On Probation (SFist)
  • Muni Rider Shares Story of Riding 54-Felton Bus During Loma Prieta Earthquake (Muni Diaries)
  • Parkmerced Housing Redevelopment to Break Ground Next Fall (Biz Times)
  • 460 “Urban” Units Proposed Next to UCSF Parnassus to Redevelop Apartments With Carports (Biz)
  • BART Launches 18-Month Study to Find Solutions to Overcrowding (CBS)
  • San Jose Plans to Add Housing Density Close to Job Center to Alleviate Growth in Car Traffic (NBC)
  • Private Developers Look to Build Parking Structure in Downtown Palo Alto (Palo Alto)
  • Big Insurers Won’t Cover Ride-Share Drivers Because of Uncertainties in Law, Market (SF Examiner)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Bike Thief Attacks on Panhandle Cyclists Continue as SFPD Steps Up Patrols (Hoodline, KTVU)
  • Citywide Number of Bike Corrals Nears 60 (SFBC)
  • Two Years After SF Chronicle Report, Muni’s 10-Townsend as Unreliable as Ever
  • ADA Laws Do Not Require Transit Passengers to Give Up Seat to Disabled Riders (SF Weekly)
  • SF Examiner Overviews Prop A, the $500M General Obligation Bond for Transportation
  • SFPD Says Car Thefts Up 18 Percent in Last Eight Months (KTVU)
  • 25 Years Later, A Look Back at Freeway Collapses Caused by the Loma Prieta Earthquake (SFist, NYT)
  • Golden Gate Transit Drivers Prepare to Strike This Friday (Marin IJ)
  • SF Chronicle‘s John King: Fremont’s Planning Around Warm Springs BART “Puts SF’s to Shame”
  • 62-Year-Old Kurt Wehner, Cyclist Killed in Berkeley Crash, Found at Fault (Berkeleyside)
  • Man Killed on Tracks by Caltrain in Palo Alto (ABCKTVU)
  • GJEL Reiterates: 12-Foot-Wide Traffic Lanes Cause Speeding, Dangerous Streets

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Today’s Headlines

  • Man Biking With Chest-Strapped Baby Sues SFPD for Arresting and Choking Him, Taking Baby (SFGate)
  • Jeep Driver Arrested After Running Light, Hitting Cab at Octavia and Fell, Attempting to Run (NBC, CBS)
  • SFMTA Installs Daylighting, Signal Changes at Stockton and Sacramento After Woman Died (SFGate)
  • SF Bay Guardian Shuts Doors After 48 Years of Alternative Coverage (SF Weekly, KQED, SF Examiner)
  • SF Weekly‘s Joe Eskanazi: Prop A Transpo Bond Language “May” Be Too Permissive and Broad
  • Annie Alley in SoMa Under Transformation to Become Pedestrian-Friendly Plaza (SocketSite)
  • Private Parking Lots Charge $100 During Giants Games; Most of SF’s Street Parking Still Free (CBS)
  • SideCar Acquires Permits to Serve at SFO, Uber and Lyft to Follow (KTVU, SF Examiner)
  • BART Unions Won’t Back D4 Director and Bike Advocate Robert Raburn Over Treatment of Strikes (EBX)
  • Alameda County’s Transpo Funding Measure BB Gains More Support This Time Around (SFGate)
  • After Pedestrian Deaths, Mountain View Seeks Public Input to Make Intersections Safer (Peninsula Press)
  • At “Growth Without Gridlock,” Silicon Valley Leaders Talk Traffic Reduction Strategies (PTA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Stanley Roberts Catches Dysfunction at a Mid-Century Roundabout Next to SF State
  • SFBC Calls on Supporters to Attend Meeting on Car-Free Bay Trail Path in the Marina Next Tuesday
  • SF Weekly Explains the NACTO Street Design Guidelines Recently Adopted by SF
  • “Measured” is One Way to Describe Mayor Lee’s Stance on Funding Transit (SFGate)
  • SF Trolley Dances Return This Weekend (SF Examiner)
  • BART Once Had an Atari Kiosk Inside Powell Station (Bold Italic)
  • Advocate Op-Ed: BART Ignores Disability Barriers With Poles in New Train Design (SF Examiner)
  • New “FutureBART” Game Lets Public Have the Fun of Crafting a 40-Year Transit Budget (TransForm)
  • Grass Fire Near BART Tracks at Bay Fair Station Causes Delays in East Bay (SFGate, KRON)
  • San Mateo Reviews Downtown Plan to Make it More Dense, Walkable (Peninsula Transpo)
  • 19-Year-Old Drunk Driver Kills Pedestrian on East Bayshore Road in Palo Alto (Palo Alto)
  • Chicago Calls Parklets “People Spots,” and They’re Helping Businesses Thrive There, Too (CityLab)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Ten Injured After Ferry Crashes Into Pier 41 (ABC)
  • SF Transportation, Affordable Housing Advocates Work Towards Alliance at SFBG Forum
  • SFPD Says it Has Plainclothes Officers Out to Address Violent Bike Thefts on Panhandle (Hoodline)
  • Transit Bulb-Outs Completed on Columbus Ave at Washington Square Park (@Muni Forward)
  • Obama Visit Snarls Muni, Car Traffic in SoMa (SFGate)
  • Owner of 100 Van Ness Tower Wants to Turn Bike Parking Into More Apartments (SocketSite)
  • “WunWun” Startup App Delivers “Almost Anything” by Bike Without Delivery Fee (SFGate)
  • Berkeley Enjoys Another Bustling but Mellow Sunday Streets on Shattuck Ave (SFGate)
  • VTA Replaces Car-Centric “Level of Service” Planning Metric With “Transportation Impact Analysis”
  • San Jose Mayoral Candidates Debate Transit, Sprawl Issues (Business Times)
  • Alameda County Deputy: 3-Ft bike Passing Law Hard to Enforce; Cyclists are “Unpredictable” (Mercury)
  • “Transportation Balance”: If Only Cyclists Were Surrounded by a Metal Cage (Vox)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Three Cyclists Attacked by Bike Thieves on Panhandle (HoodlineSFGate); SFBC Calls for Enforcement
  • Assembly Candidates David Chiu, David Campos Spar Over Record on Transit Funding (BAR)
  • More on the Pedestrian Safety Measures Touted on Walk and Roll to School Day (SF Appeal)
  • Uber, Lyft, Yellow Cab Each Receive “F” Rating From Better Business Bureau (Biz Times)
  • 1940 Proposal Would Have Replaced Cable Cars with Open-Top Buses (Curbed SF)
  • SFMTA’s Ed Reiskin, Sup. Jane Kim Urge Caltrain and CAHSRA to Build Compatible System (GC)
  • Caltrain to Repair Bridges for Seismic Safety (Examiner); Palo Alto Trench Could Cost $1B (Mercury)
  • GG Bridge Bus Workers to Strike Next Friday (ABC, KQED, SF Examiner)
  • SFBG Interviews BART Board Director James Fang, Challenger Nick Josefowitz
  • SPUR Report Says Boosting Regional Transit is One Key to a More Inclusive SF (CityLab)
  • BART Board Approves Funding For Construction of Pittsburg City Center Station (CBS)
  • Transit-Rich Uptown Oakland Makes APA’s List of “Great Neighborhoods” (Biz Times, SFGate)

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Today’s Headlines

  • A Record 14,000 SF Students Participate in Walk and Roll to School Day (SF Examiner)
  • Young Woman Struck by Driver at 15th and Valencia Streets (Mission Local)
  • SUV Driver Blocking Crosswalk Punches 66-Year-Old Man Who Complained (SF Weekly)
  • Haight Street Transit-Only Contra-Flow Lane Opens to Muni 71 and 6 Buses (Hoodline)
  • SFMTA Posts Survey to Gain Input About Sprucing Up the Transit Bulbs at Carl and Cole (Hoodline)
  • PG&E Valve Work Rips Through New “Si Se Puede!” Plaza on Cesar Chavez Street (SFGate)
  • Tonight: SFBG Hosts Forum on Closing the Rift Between Transportation and Affordable Housing Funding
  • SF Examiner and SF Bay Guardian Issue Ballot Endorsements
  • Prop L Gems: “MTA is Mostly Kids,” “West of Divisadero is Suburban,” “Cars are the Mainstay” (SFGate)
  • Cabbies Stage Honking Protest Outside Uber Headquarters (SF Weekly)
  • Boost for Late-Night Transbay Bus Service Could Come in December (SF Examiner)
  • Levi’s Stadium Neighbors, Police Chief Meet to Discuss Traffic and Bike Trail Woes (Mercury News, NBC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Two Car Occupants Injured After Drivers Crash at Fulton and Laguna Streets (KTVU)
  • SFMTA Proposes New Residential Parking Permit Zone Around Alamo Square (Hoodline)
  • SFMTA Launches “Muni Forward” Branding Campaign for Transit Improvements
  • SF Weekly‘s Joe Eskenazi: Transbay Developer Mess Shows How SF’s Wealthy Expect to Get Their Way
  • BeyondChron’s Randy Shaw on UN Plaza: Why is One Block of Fulton Street a Parking Lot? (Examiner)
  • Seleta Reynolds, Formerly of SFMTA, Expected to Help LA Become Multi-Modal as DOT Chief (C&M)
  • BART Even More Packed With Attendees From October’s Conferences, Festivals, Ball Games (SFist)
  • Disability Advocate Says BART Ignores Concern From Disabled Riders (BeyondChron)
  • Marin IJ Columnist Issues a Tired Call for Bicycle Licenses
  • Senator Jerry Hill Shares Thoughts on the Future Caltrain as CEO Mike Scanlon Retires (Green Caltrain)
  • Gov Brown Authorizes Caltrain Electrification “Design/Build” Phase to Proceed (Daily Journal)
  • San Carlos Residents Like Scaled-Down “Transit Village” Plan With Removed Parking Structure (DJ)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Luis Ayala, 29, Arrested for DUI Hit-and-Run That Hospitalized Man at Valencia and Duboce (KTVU)
  • Trucker Hits Fire Hydrant on New Montgomery St, Wasting Thousands of Gallons of Water (SF Weekly)
  • Mayor-Funded BeyondChron Continues to Re-Hash Arguments Against Sup. Wiener’s Prop B
  • Castro Street Fair Shows Off New Rainbow Crosswalks, Widened Sidewalks (GG Xpress)
  • Potrero Hill Neighbors Complain About Crew Trucks Taking Up Parking to Film HBO’s “Looking” (SFGate)
  • New Parklet Constructed at VinoRosso on Cortland and Anderson in Bernal Heights (Bernalwood)
  • “SFBARF” Group Formed to Rally for More Housing Development in SF (SF Examiner)
  • Facebook’s Shuttle Drivers Seek to Unionize (KQEDBiz Times)
  • VTA Proposes Scaling Back BART San Jose Extension to Get Federal Funding (Green Caltrain)
  • BART to Start Charging at East Bay Parking Lots (Weekly); SFGate Profiles BART Board Challengers
  • SPUR to Open Oakland Office in January to Help City Grow With “Inclusion” (Biz Times)
  • Citylab Explains Why 12-Foot-Wide Traffic Lanes Are Killing Us

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Today’s Headlines

  • Pedestrian Critically Injured at Valencia and Duboce, Driver Stops on Market (KTVU, SFGate, M Local)
  • Cabbie Hospitalizes Man at Bay and Buchanan, Flees, Then Returns (KTVU, SFBayCBS)
  • SFMTA Plans Safety Fixes at Stockton and Sacramento, Where Pui Fong Yim Lee Was Killed (SFBay)
  • Union Square Merchants Complain Central Subway Construction is Hurting Business (SFGate)
  • Willie Brown Says Construction Has “Made it Impossible to Drive or Even Walk in Downtown” (SFGate)
  • Mayor Lee to Hire More Private Ambulances to Help SFFD Pick Up Slack on Response Times (SFGate)
  • SF Examiner Profiles SFMTA’s New Taxi Chief, Kate Toran
  • SFPD Arrests DUI Driver Who Passed Out While Texting, Stopped Car With Drugs and Guns on Fulton
  • Oakland Man, 66, Killed After Falling in Front of Pickup Truck While Unloading Vehicle (KTVU)
  • Caltrain Raises Paper Fares (ABC); Agency’s Directors Silent on Misuse of Money (NBC)
  • Stanley Roberts Find Drivers Ignoring Crossing Guards in Redwood City
  • Driverless Cars Will Make the Suburbs Fun Again (Biz); Electric Race Cars Will Go “Scary” Fast (CBS)

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