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Today’s Headlines

  • Robbers Fleeing Cops in Car Hit Two, Killing Woman (ABC, SFGate); SFPD Chief Defends Chase (KTVU)
  • UCSF Shuttle Driver Reportedly Passes Out, Hits Parked Cars on Opposite Side of Stanyan (Hoodline)
  • Scenes From This Weekend’s Market Street Prototyping Festival (Curbed)
  • Willie Brown to Dianne Feinstein: SF Traffic is “Gridlocked” Because Bike Lanes (SF Chronicle)
  • Off-Duty Sheriff’s Deputy Won’t Be Charged for Allegedly Pulling Out Gun Over Fender Tap (Examiner)
  • SFMTA Official on Leap, Chariot: Better Alternatives to Driving Put Us on the Right Path (CNET)
  • More on CA Senator Dropping Mandatory Bike Helmet Bill From KQED‘s Bryan Goebel
  • Bike Rider Killed By Amtrak in Oakland (SFGate); Milpitas Driver Hits Cyclist, Golfland (NBC)
  • DUI Driver in Richmond Flees Police, Hits Car and Kills Occupant (NBC)
  • Menlo Park Planning Commission Recommends Bike Lanes on El Camino Real (Almanac)
  • VTA May Let More Palo Alto Employers Provide Discounted Transit Passes (Green Caltrain)
  • CA Cell Phone Driving Tickets Dropped 25 Percent Over Three Years and No One Knows Why (CoCo)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Happy Walk to Work Day! (Hoodline)
  • Bay Area Transit Officials to Call on Congress to Put Long-Term Funding in New Transpo Bill (Examiner)
  • City Report Outlines Benefits of Installing GPS on City Vehicle Fleet (SF Examiner)
  • More on the Supervisors Vote to Ban Tour Bus Driver Narration (CoCo Times)
  • SFGate Asks if the Fulton Speedway is “SF’s Worst Speed Trap” Because SFPD is Enforcing Limits
  • Fire Damages Muni Bus Shelter at Haight and Fillmore (Hoodline)
  • GJEL, Momentum Mag Make Cases Against California’s Proposed Mandatory Helmet Law
  • BART Seeks Public Input on Fare Increase Coming in January (SF Examiner, KQED)
  • BART Launches “BARTable” Website Listing Fun Happenings Near Stations (ABC)
  • Burlingame City Council Looks to Improve Crosswalks, Parking Signage on Broadway (SM Daily Journal)
  • San Mateo Police Use License Plate Scanners to Nab Criminals, But Privacy Rights of Concern (SMDJ)
  • Los Angeles Mayor Proposes “Sustainable City pLAn” With Goals for Less Driving (Streetsblog LA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Board of Supervisors Bans Tour Bus Drivers From Narrating (SFGate, CBS)
  • Tomorrow is Walk to Work Day (Examiner); SF Ranks Second (Again) in Walkable Cities (CityLab)
  • Details on This Weekend’s Market Street Prototyping Festival (Hoodline)
  • After Complaints, Upper Haight Film Shoot Uses Metered Parking Instead of Free Parking (Hoodline)
  • Permit Revoked for Parklet Fronting Cafe and Massage Parlor at Jones and Geary (SocketSite)
  • Leap Buses Don’t Accommodate Wheelchairs (48 Hills)
  • KQED Forum to Discuss the Impact of Traffic Fines on California’s Low-Income Residents
  • BART to Fares to Increase 3.4 Percent Next January (SFGate); SF Chronicle to BART: Fix the Tracks
  • First SMART Train Car Arrives in Cotati for Test Runs (CBS)
  • More on Bike-Share Expansion Skipping Peninsula Cities, Despite Need for “Last Mile” to Caltrain (GC)
  • Driver Killed in Fiery Multi-Vehicle Crash on Highway 101 in San Jose (NBC)
  • San Mateo-Hayward Bridge to Close Two Weekends in May for Repaving, Maintenance Work (Mercury)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cable Car Operator Critically Injured by Driver While Working at Washington and Jackson Streets (CBS)
  • Six Vehicles Damaged in Crash After Police Chase From Oakland to Market and Gough (SF Examiner)
  • Motorcyclist Killed in Bay Bridge Crash, Closing Four Westbound Lanes Near Treasure Island (CBS)
  • BeyondChron‘s Randy Shaw: “Walkability, Not Street Parking, is Key to Reviving Urban Neighborhoods”
  • Residents Prepare for Full Van Ness Traffic Closure for CPMC Tunnel Construction (KTVU)
  • Two Arrested for Grabbing Man’s Bike in the Mission (Exam); Instagrammer Photos “Bikesters” (BI)
  • Greater Marin‘s David Edmondson Maps Old Railroads That Once Connected the Bay Area
  • More on the Worrying State of BART’s Poorly-Maintained Tracks (NBC)
  • Caltrans Finds Bay Bridge Anchor Rod Might Have Snapped After Installation (SFGate)
  • Palo Alto, Other Peninsula Cities Excluded From Bike-Share Expansion Due to Low Usage (PA Online)
  • San Mateo Looks to Raise Downtown Parking Meter Rates to Manage Demand (SM Daily Journal)
  • Who is Liable in a Self-Driving Vehicle? (GJEL)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Driver Veers Off Highway 80 Ramp Into Homeless Encampment at Fifth and Harrison (SFBay)
  • Van Ness Ave to Close to Traffic This Weekend for CPMC Hospital Tunnel Construction (ABC)
  • SFMTA to Install 28 Electronic Bike Lockers at Four Sites By January 2017 (SF Examiner)
  • Jon Orcutt: SF Bike-Share Poised to Be Largest Per Capita in U.S.; More Coverage (KQED, WeeklyMerc)
  • “Muni Forward” Upgrades Will Be Biggest Expansion in Decades (Exam, CBS); SF Chronicle Applauds
  • Muni Operator Gets Job Back After Being Accused of Tampering With Bus Camera (SFGate)
  • SFPUC Looks to Expand Pedestrian-Scaled Lighting in the Tenderloin (Hoodline)
  • BART Track Replacement Way Overdue (Chron); First Weekend of Coliseum Track Closures (ABC)
  • AC Transit’s “Intimidating” Chief the Latest to Be Removed in Last Few Years (Chronicle, Bay Area)
  • Tower Proposed Next to Caltrain in SoMa (Biz); San Mateo Development the “Next Hayes Valley”? (Biz)
  • Palo Alto Proposes Cameras Along Caltrain Tracks to Fight Rash of Student Suicides (Mercury)
  • Lincoln Ave Road Diet in San Jose’s Willow Glen Gets Mixed Reviews in Its First Month (Mercury)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Driver Hits Three Cyclists at Fell and Scott and Flees; SUV Found in South City (ABC, SFGate, Hoodline)
  • Driver Crashes Into Office Building at Broadway and Battery, Snarling Traffic (Hoodline)
  • Package of “Muni Forward” Upgrades and Route Name Changes Coming April 25 (SFGate 1, 2)
  • More on Bay Area Bike Share’s Expansion (SFGate, East Bay Express)
  • More on Zendrive’s Bike Crash Data: SoMa is SF’s “Traffic Sewer,” Says SFBC’s Budnick (CBS)
  • DPW Makes Neighbor Remove Sidewalk Swing in Inner Sunset After One Complaint (Hoodline)
  • McCoppin Hub Plaza Suddenly Fenced Off, Apparently for Landscaping and Irrigation Work (SocketSite)
  • City Attorney Investigating Ethics Concerns in Muni Security Contract (SF Examiner)
  • Police Arrest Man Suspected of Pushing Man Into Muni Train at Civic Center Station (Chronicle)
  • More on Sup. Avalos’ Concerns Over Fine-Based Drivers Licence Suspensions (KQED)
  • Caltrain Negotiates With MTC, CAHSRA for Possible Early Upgrades to Boost Capacity (Caltrain)
  • Caltrain Looks for Ways to Stem the Rising Tide of Deaths on Tracks (ABC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Stanley Roberts, SFPD Patrol Van Ness for Distracted Drivers Awareness Month Crackdown
  • Sup. Avalos Concerned Drivers License Suspensions for Unpaid Tickets Prevent Opportunity (Examiner)
  • Planning Dept Releases Updated Parklet Manual and New Call for Proposals (SocketSite)
  • Bernal Hill Neighbor Suggest Improvements to Proposed Crosswalks (Bernalwood)
  • Lessons From Leap Transit From Wired and BART Board Member Nick Josefowitz (Biz Times)
  • Taxi Passenger Caught on Video Assaulting Driver With Padlock Near Civic Center Station (SF Examiner)
  • Person Killed on Tracks at El Cerrito BART (NBC)
  • Alameda Initiated Transportation Plan to Curb Traffic From New Development (Alamedan)
  • San Jose Councilman Introduces “Vision Zero” Bill for 15 MPH School Zones, Red Light Cameras (Merc)
  • South SF Developer Plans to Build 262 Luxury Units Near Revamped Caltrain Station (SM Daily)
  • Most Cyclists Stop for Stop Sign at Woodside Intersection, Fifth-Graders Find (Almanac)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Red Light-Running Driver Hits SFPD Driver at Eighth and Harrison (CBS)
  • Few 311 Complaints to Fix Roads on Bike Routes Known to Be Addressed (SF Examiner)
  • Supes to Vote on Ban for Tour Bus Driver Narration on April 6 (KTVU)
  • SF’s Parklet Program Continues to Grow, Inspiring Cities Around the World (SF Chronicle)
  • Supes Delay Vote on Muni Security Contract After Ethics Concerns Are Raised (SF Examiner)
  • Marina Residents Concerned Over Traffic at Hearing on Alcatraz Ferry Move to Fort Mason (SFGate)
  • Petition Seeks to Remove Parking on Block of Eddy Street to Deter Drug Deals in Tenderloin (Weekly)
  • SF, San Jose Traffic Jams Rank Second- and Sixth-Worst in New National Poll (Mercury News)
  • Man Killed on Tracks at Richmond BART Station (SFGate)
  • Woman Killed By Driver While Jogging in Vallejo at Intersection Where Boy Was Killed (ABC)
  • Stanley Roberts Shames People Not Using Far Crosswalks at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center
  • New Bike App: “See What it Would Look Like if Your City Was Engineered for Your Safety” (Mission)

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Today’s Headlines

  • 72-Year-Old Man Struck by Driver at Pacific and Hyde, Suffers Serious Head Trauma (ABC)
  • Driver Crashes Into Pole at Haight and Webster After Fleeing Altercation (Hoodline)
  • Company Maps SF Streets Where Bicyclists Most Often at Risk From Distracted Drivers (ChronKQED)
  • Stanley Roberts is On the Case
  • SPUR Study Recommends Steps Toward More “Seamless” Transit in the Bay Area (SFGate)
  • New MTC “Vital Signs” Data Shows Bay Area Failing to Build Enough Housing Near Jobs (Reporter)
  • Ethics Concerns Raised Over Muni Security Guard Contract (SF Examiner)
  • Aaron Peskin to Challenge D3 Supervisor Julie Christensen to Reclaim His Old Seat (SFGate, Examiner)
  • Man Recovers Stolen “Smart Bike” Using Built-In Tracking Technology (SF Weekly)
  • VTA Retains Frequent Service on One Airport Bus Line, But a New Line Would Run Every 30 Min (GC)
  • BART Track Repairs to Halt Service Between Fruitvale and Coliseum This Weekend (KRON)
  • Alameda Poised to Allow car2go, the One-Way On-Street Car-Sharing Service (Alamedan)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Drivers Hit Two Men in Crashes at Washington and Montgomery, on Mission Street Sidewalk (KTVU)
  • DPW Begins Installation of Pedestrian Signal at Crosswalk in Front of City Hall (SFMTA)
  • Chiu Announces Assembly Bill to Allow Muni Cameras to Ticket Drivers Cruising in Bus Lanes (SFGate)
  • Stanley Roberts Catches Scooter and Car Drivers Abusing the Embarcadero Bike Lane
  • Mission Economic Development Association Joins Push for Safer Streets (Mission Local)
  • Poll: Majority of SF Voters Support Moratorium on New Housing in the Transit-Rich Mission (Examiner)
  • Hoodline Recounts the Freeway Revolt That Stopped the Panhandle Freeway
  • SFPD Park Station Captain Raj Vaswani Moves to Bayview After Less Than a Year (Exam, Hoodline)
  • AC Transit General Manager David Armijo Resigns Suddenly (SFGate, SFBay, CoCo Times)
  • Silicon Valley’s Housing Shortage Forces Many to Commute Hours From Cities Like Stockton (KQED)
  • Hit-Run Driver Kills Pedestrian on Hwy 580 in Hayward (ABC); Driver Kills Ped in Martinez (SFGate)
  • Caltrain Kills Tenth Person on Tracks This Year (ABC)

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