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Today’s Headlines

  • Caltrain Approves Purchase of 16 Rail Cars From LA’s Metrolink (SFBayGreen Caltrain)
  • Muni Looking to Create App Allowing Riders to Pay Fares With Smartphones (BI)
  • Castro Street Makeover Completion Delayed Until Mid-October (BAR)
  • Three Shuttle Stops Proposed to Replace Daytime Car Parking on Castro and Church Streets (BAR)
  • Stanley Roberts Finds People on Bikes Behaving Badly at Polk and Market Streets
  • Growing Uber Looks to Build New Headquarters in Mission Bay (SF Examiner)
  • Electric Scooter Share “Scoot” Expanding in Neighborhoods Like the Mission (Mission Local)
  • Citymapper, Popular Worldwide Transport App, to Expand to SF (Softonic)
  • SFFD Official Demoted After Using Emergency Lights to Flee Minor Car Collision in Sonoma (SFGate)
  • With Booming Economy, Bay Area Driving and Highway Congestion Apparently at All-Time High (CBS)
  • Army Veteran Earns Medal for Saving Man Who Fell on BART Tracks in Orinda (SFGate)
  • Couple Sues San Carlos Over Instituting Rush-Hour Parking Ban on Holly Street (Mercury News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Hit-and-Run Driver Injures 20-Year-Old Man on Bike at Oak and Stanyan Streets (SFBay)
  • SFBG to BeyondChron: Wiener Does Not Hate Non-Profits Because He Wants More Funding for Muni
  • Supervisors Committee Approves Purchase of 260 New Muni Light-Rail Vehicles (SF Examiner)
  • Some Muni Riders Very Upset With 25-Cent Fare Increase (Mission Local)
  • SFMTA Launches Moving SF Blog to Give “Inside Peek” Into Agency
  • Doug Wright, Who Helped Mayor Agnos Tear Down the Embarcadero Freeway, Died July 30 (SFGate)
  • Freeway-Hugging Housing Development Brings Health Concerns for Prospective Residents (Examiner)
  • SFSU to Get Mobile Bike Maintenance Station (GG Xpress); SFBC Offers Easy Riding Tips (SFGate)
  • Designers Submit Plan Proposals for New Parkland to Be Built Over Presidio Parkway (SFGate)
  • Two Brothers Arrested for Running Over, Killing Woman on Sidewalk in Pittsburg (ABCCoCo Times)
  • North Fair Oaks Council Approves Draft Plans for Middlefield Road Diet (SM Daily Journal)
  • Planning Experts Discuss Why California’s Move Away From LOS is a Big Deal (NRDC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Sup. Wiener Proposes Reducing or Eliminating Towing Fees for Victims of Car Theft (Examiner, KTVU)
  • LGBT Honor Walk Plaques Unveiled on Castro Street’s Newly Widened Sidewalks (ABC)
  • NBC‘s “Today” Show Watches Bait Bike Get Stolen in the Mission, Tracks it to Home in SF
  • Water Taxi Service to Expand as Development Increases Along the Embarcadero (SF Examiner)
  • SFGate‘s C.W. Nevius: Everyone Loves the Warriors Arena’s New Transit-Friendly Site in Mission Bay
  • Planned Building Development in Chinatown to Extend St Mary’s Square on Rooftop (Examiner)
  • Cabbie Runs Five Apps on Dashboard (Weekly); More on the Cal Study on Uber, Lyft Usage (SFGate)
  • No Delays in Re-Opening Hwy 280 After Caltrans Finishes Work Ahead of Schedule (KTVUABC)
  • BART Board Member James Fang Criticized for False Endorsement Claims in Board Race (SFGate)
  • SM County Times Columnist Wonders Why Caltrain’s Outgoing Director Didn’t Mention CAHSR
  • Green Caltrain Posits Challenges for Next Leader; More Coverage of Caltrain’s Capacity Problem (Biz)
  • Driver Hit, Killed on Amtrak Tracks in Oakland (CBS); Pittsburg Driver Kills Woman on Sidewalk (KTVU)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Driver Shoots Pedestrian Who Yelled at Him After Near Miss at Golden Gate and Broderick (NBC)
  • Muni Fares Rise, But You Won’t Hear Mayor Lee Say Riders Are Getting “Nickeled and Dimed” (SFist)
  • SFMTA Hearing Friday on New Haight Traffic Lights for Muni; Fell/Oak Rain Gardens Coming (Hoodline)
  • Palou Ave Streetscape Improvement Project Community Meeting to Be Held Thursday (D10 Watch)
  • SFMTA Launches Survey on San Jose Ave Bike Lane (SFBC); SF Weekly Looks at Raised Bike Lanes
  • Central Freeway Removal Has Made Room for 1,000 Housing Units Going Up in Hayes Valley (Hoodline)
  • Study: Uber Riders in SF Have Far Shorter Waits Than Taxi Riders (CityLab)
  • BART Launches Station Clean-Up Effort (SFGate); Approves 325 New Electronic Bike Lockers (SFBay)
  • BART Board Eliminates Own Perk for Lifetime Free Rides for Members After Leaving (CoCo Times)
  • More on Bay Area Bike Share’s Stall (KQED); ”Bay Area BikeMobile” Teaches Kids to Fix Bikes (SFGate)
  • Proposed Bus Stops at Muir Beach Dropped After Complaints From Marin County Neighbors (SFGate)
  • Bicycling in Marin County Outpacing Rest of State (Marin IJ); More Marinites Telecommuting (MIJ)

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Today’s Headlines

  • DPW Worker Run Over, Killed by City Truck Driver During Street Trash Cleanup (KTVU, SFGateExam)
  • Muni Fares Rise Monday to $2.25 Per Ride, $68 for Monthly Pass; $80 With In-City BART (SFGate)
  • Will SFMTA’s Planned Traffic Diverter Reduce Crashes on the Wiggle’s Stretch of Scott St? (Hoodline)
  • Map: Parking Lots, Gas Stations, Auto Shops Giving Way to Housing Development (Curbed)
  • Survey: SF Beautiful Wants to Know How You’d Make Your Neighborhood More Livable
  • SFPD Captain: Auto Burglaries at Stockton/Sutter Garage “Are on the Forefront of My Mind” (Examiner)
  • Crews Go to Work on Hwy 280 Seismic Retrofit During Northbound Weekend Closure (ABC)
  • News of First Block of Raised Bike Lane Planned at Mission/Valencia Catches NBC‘s Attention
  • Uber, Lyft Support Senate Compromise Bill With Lower Liability Insurance Minimums (SF Examiner)
  • BART Police Launch App That Allows Riders to Report Crimes and Suspicious Activities (Exam, NBC)
  • Michael Scanlon, Head of SamTrans and Caltrain, Announces Plans to Retire (Mercury News)
  • Palo Alto to Launch Comprehensive Program to Manage Commuter Benefits for Non-Drivers (Biz J)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Bay Area Bike Share’s First Birthday is Tomorrow (Cyclelicious)
  • Stopping Drivers From Cutting Into Merge Queues Not a Priority for SFPD (SFGate)
  • Northbound Highway 280 Closes for the Weekend at 2 P.M. Today (KTVU, SF Examiner)
  • Man Killed by 38 Bus Driver at Geary and Lyon ID’d as 22-Year-Old David Getman (SF Appeal)
  • Lorysha Gage Was on Phone When She Left Mi’Yana Gregory in Crosswalk (SFGate)
  • Data Show Little Sexual Harassment on BART and Muni, but Women Disagree (Mission Local)
  • SPUR Looks to Helsinki for Inspiration on How SF Could Go Car-Free
  • BART Releases Document Showing What Investments Are Needed to Keep Operating (SF Examiner)
  • Major BART Delays: Stalled Train in Transbay Tube (ABC); Routing Issue Near Daly City (CBS)
  • San Rafael Residents Push for “Quiet Zones” for SMART Train Horns (Marin IJ)
  • State Senate Approves Compromise Bill Setting Insurance Minimums for “Ride-Share” Drivers (CBS)
  • Uber’s Attacks on Lyft Could Prompt Federal Antitrust Investigation (National Journal)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Driver, Bicyclist Collide at 11th and Harrison Streets (SF Appeal)
  • Northbound Hwy 280 in SF to Be Closed Over Labor Day Weekend Starting Thursday for Fixes (SFGate)
  • SFMTA Hearing on Muni TEP Changes at Haight and Clayton Next Friday (Hoodline)
  • Sidewalk Corner at Franklin and Turk Re-Built for Third Time Recently to Install Bulb-Out (SF Weekly)
  • You’ve Gotta Wonder How This Driver Hit a Parked Car and Flipped Her Car on Its Side (Richmond SF)
  • Aaron Peskin Appeals Treasure Island Re-Development EIR, Citing Transportation Limits (SFBG)
  • Uber, Lyft Drivers Frustrated by Company Feud (CBS, SF Weekly)
  • BART Tracks Damaged by Train Wheel Near Walnut Creek, Stopping Trains (CBSSFGate)
  • BART Board to Vote on Limits to Lifetime Free Rides for Board Members (CoCo Times)
  • Increased Bike Capacity Doesn’t Seem to Be a High Priority for Caltrain’s Electric Fleet (Cyclelicious)
  • SFGate‘s “Aggravating” Driving Habits Include Failing to Speed in the Far-Left Freeway Lane
  • In LA, Even Hikers Who Drive to Trails Abuse CA’s Disabled Parking Placard Privileges (NBC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Man Struck, Killed Outside Crosswalk by 38 Muni Bus Driver at Geary and Lyon (CBSSF Examiner)
  • One Year in, Bay Area Bike Share Expansion at a Standstill; Birthday Specials Planned Thursday (Exam)
  • Ted and Al’s Towing Trucks Continue to Block the Fell Street Bike Lane (Hoodline)
  • SF Weekly Bike Blogger Tests the 3-Foot Passing Law by Riding Around With a Stick Attached
  • Man Reunited With Stolen Bike Thanks to SAFE Bikes Program (Exam); Theft Prevention Tips (SFGate)
  • 50th Sunday Streets in the Mission as Popular as Ever (Mission Local)
  • SF State University Increases Parking Fees to Help Pay for Garage’s Seismic Retrofit (GG Xpress)
  • SF Among Cities Where Transit Access Makes Living More Affordable (CityLab)
  • BART’s Train-Stopping Earthquake Detection System a Model for Other Applications (KTVU)
  • Oakland Plans Massive Mixed-Use, Transit-Oriented Development Around Coliseum (SFist)
  • San Mateo Police Arrest 56 Drivers in One Week During DUI Crackdown (CoCo Times)
  • Caltrans Gets $2M in Emergency Funds to Repair Roads Damaged by Earthquake (CBS, SFGate)

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Today’s Headlines

  • SF’s First Block of Raised Bike Lane to Be Included as Part of Mission/Valencia Plaza Project (SFBC)
  • Earthquake Causes Roads to Buckle; Amtrak, ACE Briefly Suspend Trains (SFGateSF ExaminerCBS)
  • SF, BART Could Do a Better Job of Making Transit Easy for Tourists to Navigate (SFGate)
  • Lorysha Gage to Return to Court on Charges for Leaving Niece, Mi’yana Gregory in Crosswalk (Exam)
  • SFPUC to Unveil Final Designs for Rain Gardens, Bike/Ped Upgrades Near Baker Beach (Richmond)
  • Curbed SF Complains That More Parking Didn’t Somehow Appear With Fort Mason Pier’s Renovation
  • CHP Pursues Drivers Shown in Youtube Videos Doing “Sideshows” On GG Bridge, Waldo Tunnel (PBB)
  • Reduction in Toll Takers on Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Blamed for Car Backups (CBS)
  • San Rafael Asks if Residents Want “Quiet Zones” for SMART Trains to Mute Horns (Marin IJ)
  • State Requires Google’s Self-Driving Cars to Include Steering Wheels (WSJ, SF Business Times)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Mayor Lee’s Lash at Supes Over Transit Funding Shows It’s “No More Mr. Nice Guy” (SFGate)
  • Mi’yana Gregory’s Great Grandmothers Disagree on Charges for Aunt Who Left Her in Crosswalk (ABC)
  • Cathedral Hill Neighbors Fight Proposed 262-Unit Tower With 262 Parking Spaces on Post (Curbed)
  • Some Uber Services Now Accessible Through United Airlines App at SFO (SF Examiner)
  • CHP Cracks Down on Tech Buses, Tour Buses Speeding on Peninsula Highways (PBB)
  • San Mateo Continues Planning for Highway 101 Ped/Bike Bridge at Hillsdale Blvd (SM Daily Journal)
  • Growing Redwood City Considers Development Fees to Fund Programs to Reduce Driving (PTA)
  • Atherton Adds Green Paint to Bike Lane Merging Zone on Middlefield Road (Almanac)
  • Street at Woodside School Gets Crosswalk Upgrades, Narrower Traffic Lanes, New Foot Path (Almanac)
  • Suspected Driver Arrested in San Jose Hit-and-Run That Killed Man Crossing Senter Road (KTVU)
  • Santa Clara Neighbor Says Dangerous Intersection Needs to Be Fixed By Adding Lanes (KRON)
  • Back to School: San Leandro Police Yell at Students for “Distracted Walking” (KTVU)

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