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Today’s Headlines

  • “Restore Balance” Proponents Respond to Allegations of Petitioners Lying About Sunday Meters (SFist)
  • Driver Crashes Into Restaurant at Bush and Taylor Streets (SFGate, CBS)
  • Buffered Bike Lane Road Diet Has Made Northbound San Jose Ave Safer for Residents (SFGate)
  • Family of Sofia Liu, Killed by Uber Driver, Protests 90 Percent Cut in Ride-Share Insurance Reqs (Exam)
  • Bike-Share in Marin County, Only an Idea, Gets $247,000 in Sponsorship Pledges (Greater Marin)
  • Increasingly Interesting for San Franciscans: Oakland’s Eight Most Walkable Neighborhoods (Oak Local)
  • Berkeley City Council Discusses Plans to Revamp Downtown BART Plaza (Berkeleyside)
  • Caltrain Fares Set to Increase Over Next Several Months (Almanac)
  • Smart: Redwood City Increases Downtown Parking Meter Prices While Spaces are Out of Service (NBC)
  • Smarter: Palo Alto Council Considers Goal of “Net-Zero” Growth in Vehicle Miles Traveled (PA Online)
  • SPUR: Vibrant Downtown San Jose Will Require “Vigilant Commitment” to Diridon Station Area Plan
  • San Jose Driver Killed in Solo Crash; Other Driver Crashes Into Patrol Car at Scene (KTVU)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Drunk Driver Crashes Into Bank at Mission and Geneva, Just Missing Bus Stop (KTVU, ABC, CBS)
  • More on the Measure to “Restore Balance” for Cars, Headed to the Ballot (SFBG)
  • Why the End of Cars-First “Level of Service” Planning in CA is a Big Deal for Transit Projects (CityLab)
  • SFMTA Open House for Muni 5-Fulton Improvements to Be Held on 17th, Not Tonight (Hoodline)
  • Plaza Next to Phelan Bus Loop at City College Named “Unity Plaza” (SF Appeal)
  • Sunday Streets Comes to Arguello Blvd in the Inner Richmond This Weekend (Richmond SF)
  • SFMTA Fills in Dangerous Tracks for People on Bikes at Illinois and 18th Construction Site (D10 Watch)
  • Supervisor Breed Secures Funding to Upgrade Panhandle’s South-Side Walking Path (Hoodline)
  • Now That Devil’s Slide Trail is for People and Not Cars, It’s Dangerous, Says Civil Grand Jury (ABC)
  • Alameda County Supervisors to Bring Transportation Sales Tax Back to Ballot (KTVU)
  • Oakland to Hold Open House Tomorrow On Study of Broadway Streetcar Proposal (East Bay Express)
  • Bay Area City Governments Get 90 New Plug-in Hybrid Cars (Inside Bay Area)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Ballot Initiative to ”Restore Balance” For Cars Turns in 17,500 Signatures (SFGate)
  • After Years of Delay, Central Subway Turnaround Loop at Mission Bay Moving Forward (SFBay)
  • Muni Unions’ Vote to Ratify Labor Contract Postponed One Week (SF Examiner)
  • Petitioners Want Speed Bumps Alongside Patricia’s Green in Hayes Valley (Hoodline)
  • SFSU Student Makes Mini Documentary About Uber, Lyft, and the Taxi Industry (Vice)
  • Driver Wrecks Two Parked Cars on the Wiggle; Nobody Hurt (Hoodline)
  • Remembering Haight’s Streetcar Line (Hoodline)
  • BART Board Member: SF Should Give More Money to BART (SFGate)
  • BART Extension Construction in Milpitas to Move Forward Despite Ruling Against Car Closure (ABC)
  • Driver Kills 57-Year-Old Man Crossing El Camino Real in San Bruno (Patch)
  • CHP Cracking Down on Drivers Who Fail to Register Out-of-State Plates, Withholding Revenue (NBC)
  • Gavin Newsom is So Passionate About Sustainable Transportation, He Owns Two Teslas (SFGate)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Two Women Carrying Groceries in Crosswalk Hospitalized by Driver at Sunset and Moraga (KTVU)
  • Three Car Occupants Fleeing Police in Mission Hospitalized After Crash (CBS)
  • Sacramento Bee Looks at the State of Pedestrian Safety in SF
  • Video Shows Taunted Driver Exit Truck, Chase People With Knife on Powell During Pride (CBS)
  • Man May Face Attempted Murder Charges After Stealing DPW Truck, Nearly Hitting Employee (KTVU)
  • Skate Park, Dog Park Open Under Central Freeway Where Parking Lots Used to Be (KQED)
  • SF Public Press Far Exceeds Fundraising Goal for Newspaper Delivery by Bicycle (CBS)
  • Press Finds More Drivers Who Like the End of Sunday Parking Meters (KQED, NBC, KRON, KTVU)
  • SF Failing to Build Enough Walkable Housing (Examiner); Plan Bay Area Lawsuit Rejected (SFGate)
  • Person Killed by BART Train at Richmond Station (KTVU)
  • New Bay Area Bike Share Data From the South Bay (Cyclelicious); SJ Plans More Bike Lanes (Cycle)
  • Rod Diridon, “Father of Light Rail” in Santa Clara County, Retires (CoCo Times)

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Today’s Headlines

  • More Press on Mayor Lee’s Illegal Parking Habits (SFGate, CBS)
  • “Street Fight” Author Jason Henderson: Private Shuttles Should Stick to Traffic Sewers (SFBG)
  • Climate Change Warning Stickers for Gas Pumps Gain Traction With Sup. Avalos, Berkeley (SFBG)
  • Bike Upgrades Planned in Ocean Ave Revamp Limited to Green-Backed Sharrows at Best (SFBC)
  • Highway 280 is Closed for Construction North of 101 Interchange in SF (SFGate, ABC, SF Weekly)
  • SFPD Prepares to Crack Down on DUI Drivers on Fourth of July (SF Examiner)
  • Sunday Parking Metering Ends This Week, Except in Some Public Lots That Charged Originally (Weekly)
  • MonkeyParking Founder Coming From Italy to Defend App Against City Attorney (SFist, VentureBeat)
  • SFMTA’s New Interim Taxi Manager is Former Paratransit Manager Kate Toran (SF Examiner)
  • BART Delayed Simultaneously by Mechanical Problems, Search for Bike Thief (SFBay)
  • Mountain View Institutes Time Limits to Prevent Levi’s Stadium Fans From Parking Downtown (NBC)
  • USA’s First Cyclist Footrest Installed by Streetsblog Chicago Writer Steven Vance and Friend (CityLab)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Ed Lee Strikes Again: Mayor’s Car Seen Parked in Crosswalk at Noriega and 46th Avenue (SFGate)
  • Lee’s Bus Stop Parking Incident Picked Up by SF WeeklySF Examiner
  • Lower Haight Couple Posts Flyers Protesting Two Car-Share Parking Spaces (Hoodline)
  • SFMTA Parking Control Officer “Going Rogue” With Tickets, Say Glen Park Car Owners (Examiner)
  • SFMTA’s Private Shuttle Regulation Pilot to Keep Mostly Existing Shared Muni Stops (Mission Local)
  • Tentative Muni Labor Agreement Gets Mixed Reaction From Union Members (KTVU)
  • Reminder: Highway 280 Will Be Closed in SF Tonight Until Monday (SFGate, ABC)
  • Golden Gate Transit Bus, Ferry Fares Increase 5 Percent (KTVU, CBS)
  • Woman on Highway 880 in Oakland Killed by Truck Driver (KTVU)
  • Father Hit by Hit-and-Run Driver on San Jose Expressway on Father’s Day Dies From Injuries (Mercury)
  • Levi’s Stadium Officials Run Test for Transit Management on Game Day (CBS)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Hit-and-Run Driver Critically Injures Man Standing on Corner at 26th and Folsom (Mission Local)
  • Driver Crashes Into Cliff’s Variety Store on Castro Street, Flees on Foot (ABC, SF Appeal, SF Examiner)
  • Transportation Fee Increases Go Into Effect, Sunday Parking Metering Ends This Week (SF Examiner)
  • Muni Labor Agreement, Mediated by Willie Brown, Appears to Stick (SFGate, CBS, KQED, SFBay)
  • Funds for Transbay Transit Center Park Could Take From Downtown Rail Extension (SFGate)
  • Ocean Beach Master Plan Open House Sees Support for Great Highway Closure, Roundabout (SPUR)
  • Upper Haight the Latest Neighborhood to Get New Parking Meters That Take Credit Cards (Hoodline)
  • Oakland Mayor Jean Quan Still Hasn’t Given Insurance Info to Driver She Collided With (SFGate, CBS)
  • Golden Gate Bridge Board Approves Funds for Suicide Barrier (Marin IJ)
  • More on FHWA’s Report Showing How Marin’s Bike Paths Pay Off (Marin IJ)
  • North Bay Officials to Public: We’re Running Out of Transportation Funding (Press Democrat)
  • Oil Lobby Stirs Up Late Opposition to California Cap-and-Trade (SacBee)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Muni Operators Union and SFMTA Reach Tentative Labor Contract Agreement (SF Examiner, SFGate)
  • SF Bicycle Coalition Teaches Genentech Shuttle Operators How to Share Streets Safely (SF Examiner)
  • Unlike MonkeyParking, “ParkModo” App Heeds City Attorney’s Order to Stop Selling Parking Spots (Biz)
  • Caltrans to Close Highway 280 in SF for Construction From Wednesday to Monday (KTVU)
  • BART Looks to Remodel Powell Station (SFist)
  • AC Transit Ends Paper Transfers, Introduces $5 Day Passes, Clipper Discount (SFGate, CoCo Times)
  • Intoxicated Caltrain Rider Assaults Train Operators (Mercury News)
  • San Mateo Driver Crashes Into Gas Pump, Causing Street Closure for Cleanup (ABCCBS)
  • More on the Recent Settlement of Lawsuits Against Plan Bay Area (Marin IJ)
  • Greater Marin Op-Ed Urges San Rafael to Adopt Vision Zero (Marin IJ)
  • Drivers Kill Elderly Man Walking in Hayward (SFGate), Pedestrian on Highway 4 in Antioch (CBS)
  • Crash That Killed Mother, Daughter in Car Highlights Poor Visibility on Concord Road (KTVU)

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Today’s Headlines

  • With Vehicle License Fee Dropped, Supes Secure Some Funding for Vision Zero Projects (SFBC)
  • MonkeyParking App Founders Defy City Attorney’s Order to Stop Selling Street Parking (Exam, SFGate)
  • “ParkatMyHouse” App Legally Lets Private Parking Space Owners Rent Them Out (SF Weekly)
  • More SFMTA Hearings Scheduled for On-Street Car-Share Parking Spaces (Hoodline)
  • Streetsblog Founder Aaron Naparstek to Speak at SFBC‘s Golden Wheel Awards
  • SPUR Looks at the Ongoing Process of Replacing LOS as CA’s Transportation Planning Metric
  • SPUR Explains Roundabouts, Recommended for Skyline at Sloat in Its Ocean Beach Master Plan
  • Stanley Roberts Visits a Well-Known Bicycle Chop Shop in West SoMa
  • Marin County Bike Theft Ring Runner Arrested Holding 130 Bikes (Marin IJ)
  • Golden Gate Bridge District Expected to Approve $76M for Suicide Barrier (SFGate)
  • Distracted Driver Causes Big Rig Full of Ice Cream to Crash on 680 in Walnut Creek (KTVU)
  • CA DMV Prepares to Issue Drivers Licenses to Illegal Immigrants (CoCo Times)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Transbay Transit Center to Open Without Rooftop Park Due to Cost Overruns (SFGate)
  • SFMTA Installs Electronic Bike Lockers in City-Owned Parking Garages (SFBay)
  • SFMTA Board Approves First 25 of 900 On-Street Car-Share Parking Spaces (SF Examiner)
  • New Club Lets Millionaires Double Park a Full Block of Battery Street for Valet (CBS)
  • CityLab: By One Measure, SFpark Doesn’t Necessarily Create Parking Availability
  • More on the Study of Lower Speed Limits Requested by Supervisor Eric Mar (CBS)
  • CA Senate Committee Approves Ride-Share Insurance Regulations (Biz); SF Cabbies Protest (NBC)
  • …Bill Was Supported Family of 6-Year-Old Sofia Liu, Killed by Uber Driver (ABC)
  • Two Occupants of Stolen Car Killed in Fiery Wreck During Bay Bridge Police Pursuit (ABC, CBS)
  • Muni Drivers Who Worked During Sickout to Receive Bonus Sometime in Next Year (SF Weekly)
  • Meno Park Appoints Bike/Ped Planner as Interim Transportation Manager (Almanac)

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