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Today’s Headlines

  • Motorcyclist Killed After Rear-Ending Vehicle at Lincoln Way and 15th Avenue (KTVU, SFGate)
  • More From the Mayor’s Press Conference on Crosswalks and Vision Zero (SF Examiner, SFBay, ABC)
  • Ride-Hail App Drivers Don’t Get Vision Zero Safety Training Like Taxi Drivers Do (SF Examiner)
  • Cabbie and Driver Crash, Wedging Cab Underneath Parked Pickup at Bryant and Second Streets (KTVU)
  • SF Bicycle Coalition Demonstrates Temporary Protected Bikeway at Sunday Streets on the Embarcadero
  • More on Howard Street’s Wider, Greener Bike Lane and Painted Bulb-Outs (SFGate Bay Bikers)
  • Lack of Funding May Kill Pedestrian-Scale Lighting in Haight Street Public Realm Plan (Hoodline)
  • Car-Free Condos Proposed to Replace Lucky 13 Bar and Parking Lot at Market and Church (SocketSite)
  • With Bikes Allowed on BART at All Hours, Bike Use Increases and Complaints Decline (SFBay)
  • Urban Life Signs Envisions 2035 BART Expansions Through Oakland
  • BART Police Use Movable Watch Tower in Parking Lots to Prevent Bike Theft, Crime at Stations (ABC)
  • Google Offers Pay Raise to Shuttle Drivers, Some Suspect to Stifle Unionization (SFGate)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Updated: Van Driver Kills Man in Crosswalk at Geary and 26th Avenue (SFGate)
  • More From Sup. Scott Wiener’s Hearing on Double-Parking (SF Appeal)
  • If You Don’t Register Your Bike, You’re Giving it Away (People Behaving Badly)
  • The Bold Italic Shows How Not to Lock Your Bike
  • Federal Judges in SF Rule Jury Should Decide Employee Status of Uber, Lyft Drivers (SFGate)
  • The Case for Revitalization of the Abandoned Muni Car Barn at Balboa Park Station (Ingleside Light)
  • New Caltrain/SamTrans Chief Named: Jim Hartnett, Long-Time Board Chair From Redwood City (Merc)
  • AC Transit to Boost Service on 17 Lines Sunday (CoCo Times)
  • Limiting Rental Bikes in Sausalito: At Least One Merchant Knows the Idea is Bad for Business (ABC)
  • MTC’s “Vital Signs” Website Shows North Bay’s Commuting Patterns (Marin IJ)
  • Concord to Install Sidewalks, Bike Lanes on Detroit Avenue (CoCo Times)
  • Menlo Park to Study Parking Removal on Santa Cruz Ave for Sidewalks, Buffered Bike Lanes (Almanac)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Driver Cuts Into Haight’s Red Muni-Only Lane, Causes Bus Crash, Injures Two (Hoodline, SFGate)
  • Muni Drivers on New 55 Line Barred From Using UCSF Bathrooms (SF Chronicle – Scroll)
  • BART Seeks Public Input on Service Proposals for Warm Springs Extension (ABC)
  • Demolition of Old Bay Bridge Span Could Be Complicated By Endangered Fish (Inside Bay Area)
  • More on the Bay Area Toll Authority’s Consideration of All-Electronic Bridge Tolling (ABC)
  • Pair of Berkeley Merchants Blame Moved Bus Stop and Parking for Drop in Business (East Bay Express)
  • Caltrain and South Bay Cities Look to Reduce Caltrain Track Suicides, With Seven This Year (KQED)
  • Central Valley Still Stuck in 1950s When it Comes to Freeway Building (GJEL)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Oak Street Bike Lane’s Protective Concrete Planters Finished (Hoodline)
  • Double Parking Enforcement Declines With Fewer Parking Control Officers (SFBay, SFGate – Scroll)
  • Some Drivers Don’t Comply With New Back-In Angled Parking Spaces in Front of City Hall (SFGate)
  • Competing Petitions Support, Oppose On-Street Car-Share Parking in Upper Haight (Hoodline)
  • Proposal to Move Alcatraz Ferry to Fort Mason Has Neighbors Concerned About Influx of Cars (KTVU)
  • BART Delayed After Police Chase Suspect Through Tunnels Between 24th Street and Daly City (KTVU)
  • Bay Area Toll Authority Considers Automated Toll Payment on Seven More Bridges (SFGate)
  • 15-Year-Old Boy Killed by Caltrain in Palo Alto (Almanac, ABC)
  • Sausalito’s Problem? Too Many People on Rental Bikes, Says Council Member (Marin IJ)
  • Feds Approach Wrong Suspect; Driver Flees and Crashes into Paratransit Bus in Oakland (EBX, CBS)
  • TransForm’s GreenTRIP Database Shows How Parking Minimums Hurt the Bay Area (Cyclelicious)
  • Will Mandatory Bike Helmets Make Californians Safer? LA Times Digs Up Some Research

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Today’s Headlines

  • SF Fire Truck Driver Critically Injures Man Bicycling at Mason and Turk (HoodlineSFist, CBS)
  • SFPD’s Traffic Chief on “Focus on the Five”: “I Believe It’s Going to Get Better” (SF Examiner)
  • Stanford Students to Present Research on How to Get More Women on Bikes in SF (SFBC)
  • Sup. Wiener: Shuttle Companies Permitted to Use Muni Stops Must Have Good Labor Relations (Chron)
  • Should Muni Follow Seattle’s Lead and Discount Fares for All Low-Income Riders? (SFGate)
  • Man Pushed Into Muni Train at Civic Center Station During Fight With Other Man (CBS)
  • Driver Backs Into Lower Haight Salon, Damaging Building’s Scaffolding (SFGateHoodline)
  • Hoodline Features “Everybody Bikes,” the Inner Sunset’s Bike Shop
  • 420-Unit Tower Set to Replace Office Buildings, Parking Lot, Bridge Over Hayes at Van Ness (Hoodline)
  • BART Sets Out on Major Station Cleaning Effort, Installs Escalator Canopy at 19th St Station (CBS)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Kills Artist Celeste Jewel Howell, 50, on West Oakland Sidewalk (ABC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Op-Ed: Will Legalizing Private Shuttles at Bus Stops Bring More Delays for Muni? (SF Chronicle)
  • Planters at Castro’s Jane Warner Plaza to Be Downsized After Complaints About “Bad Behavior” (BAR)
  • Last Land Parcel Opened By Central Freeway’s Removal to Become Car-Free Housing (SocketSite)
  • Bernal Heights Park to Get Crosswalk, Stop Sign Along Eastern Side (Bernalwood)
  • SFMTA Staff Parks in Front of Unused Driveway Where Woman Was Ticketed (CBS)
  • BART Board Director Nick Josefowitz on the Future of Balboa Park Station (Ingleside Light)
  • BART Releases New Transit-Riding Etiquette Posters and Video (Muni Diaries)
  • GJEL: Now That BART’s 19th St Bike Station is Open, Where’s the Protected Bike Lane?
  • Richmond Ferry Terminal Project Gets Approval, Advancing Plans for Service to SF (CBS)
  • San Jose’s Willow Glen Road Gets Road Diet: Some Love it, Some Complain (NBC)
  • $500M Port of Oakland Center Promises to Take Freight Trucks Off Road With Rail (Inside Bay Area)
  • Assemblyman Proposes Bill to Require Stricter Background Checks for Ride-Hail App Drivers (Biz Times)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Ticketing Cyclists in Crosswalks: Police’s Sure-Fire Vision Zero Strategy at Market and Octavia (PBB)
  • Cab, Uber Drivers Crash on 16th and Guerrero, Sending Cab Into Elixir Saloon (SFGate, SFGate)
  • SFMTA Board Loosens Taxi Drivers’ Experience Minimum, Requires Companies to Use an App (SFGate)
  • Voter-Approved $500M Bond Will Barely Dent Muni’s Maintenance Backlog (SF Weekly)
  • Muni Has Given 38,000 Free Passes to Seniors and People With Disabilities (SF Public Press)
  • Hayes Valley Senior Center Wants Crosswalk Marked at Laguna and Ivy (Hoodline)
  • Developer Presents Plans for Plaza at Market and Van Ness (SocketSite)
  • SFGate Bay Bikers Blog Explains Why Car Parking Minimums Are Terrible Housing Policy
  • 56-Unit Development With One Parking Space Each Coming to End of L-Taraval Line (SF Examiner)
  • Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Hires City’s First Transportation Policy Director (East Bay Express)
  • Bicycle Boulevards Coming to Palo Alto (Peninsula Press)
  • Google Could Let People Ride in Self-Driving Cars This Year (Quartz)

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Today’s Headlines

  • More on SFMTA Board’s Approval of Polk Street Redesign (ABCCBSSF Examiner, SFGate)
  • SFMTA Board Approves Area Q Residential Parking Permit Zone (Hoodline, CBS)
  • Court Halts Construction of Central Subway Loop in Dogpatch After Group Files Lawsuit (SFGate)
  • Poll: 28 Percent of Likely Voters Believe Muni is Improving, the Most in Nine Years (SFGate)
  • Muni’s “Great Expansion” Was Sparked By the 1915 World’s Fair (SF Examiner)
  • The History of “Reservoir Street,” Today a Parking Lot for Safeway at Market and Church (Hoodline)
  • Wiggle Bicycle Shop Moves to Larger Space on Waller Street (Hoodline)
  • SFSU Student to Present Ideas for Transit, Bike Improvements at Sustainability Conference (GG Xpress)
  • Bar Owner Tom Temprano: SF Needs Late-Night Transit for After-Hour Workers (48 Hills)
  • Oakland Tribune: Assemblymember’s Proposed Bill to End BART Strikes Takes Clever Approach
  • Central LA, Within an SF-Sized Footprint, is Nearly as Dense as SF (Streetsblog LA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Allegedly Red-Running Driver Hospitalizes Man on Bike at 14th and Folsom (SF Examiner)
  • Driver Injures Woman on Foot at 17th and Diamond (KRON)
  • More on Acquittal of Muni Driver Who Killed Emily Dunn: Defense Blames Muni Management (CBS)
  • SFMTA Board Votes on Polk Today (SFGate); A Few Yelp Reviewers Blast Mayor’s Optometrist (BI)
  • Wiener: SFMTA’s Shuttle Regulation Program Should Consider Operators’ “Labor Harmony” (Exam)
  • Detailed Plans Presented for Haight Ashbury Public Realm Plan (Hoodline)
  • Aging BART Sees More Delays in Recent Years (SF Chronicle)
  • Caltrans Tests $80M “I-80 SMART Corridor” Sign System to Keep Drivers Moving (KQED)
  • Committee Looks to Restart Faltered Dumbarton Rail Bridge Restoration (Green Caltrain)
  • Man Killed by Caltrain Near Blossom Hill Station (SFGate); Bicyclist Killed in Belmont Crash (CBS)
  • Menlo Park Residents Seek Solutions for Caltrain Crossing Where Driver Was Killed (KTVU)
  • Mountain View Looks to Upgrade Caltrain Station, Re-Think Nearby Parking Lots (GC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Muni Driver Who Killed Emily Dunn in Castro Crosswalk in 2011 Acquitted of Charges (BAR)
  • SF Unified School District May Adopt Vision Zero (SF Examiner)
  • Video Shows Driver Cut Off Cyclist in Bike Lane, Unleash Road Rage at Webster and Geary (The Blaze)
  • #ParkingDirtySF: SF Bicycle Coalition Lists 15 Worst Streets
  • Free Muni for Seniors and Riders With Disabilities Launches (SFBay, ABC)
  • N-Judah Tunnel Work Cleared to Continue (Hoodline); J-Church Blocked By Water Main Break (NBC)
  • SFMTA’s Brinkman, Ramos: SF General Can Avoid Building Parking By Curbing Demand (SFBay)
  • Crowdsourced Shuttle Service “Chariot” Drops Cole Valley From Haight-California-SoMa Line (Hoodline)
  • Curbed SF Maps All of SF’s 51 Parklets Now in Existence
  • BART to Test New Cars With Bike Racks on Each End (SFBC); More on 19th St Bike Station (Weekly)
  • Shuttle Drivers for Several Silicon Valley Companies Vote to Unionize (SFBay)
  • Poll: 66 Percent of Californians Oppose “Vehicle Miles Traveled” Fee to Pay for Roads (Mercury News)

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