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Today’s Headlines

  • MTC Poised to Fund Bay Area Bike Share in the East Bay (KQED)
  • Completion of Castro’s New Wider Sidewalks Moved Up to June (BAR)
  • SFPD to Crack Down for Distracted Driving Month (SF Weekly)
  • After SF Weekly‘s Central Subway Whistle-Blower Article, SFMTA Emails Staff About Whistle-Blowing
  • More on Ed Reiskin’s Proposal to Keep Sunday Parking Meters, Lay Off Enforcement (SFBay)
  • McCoppin Hub Next to Central Freeway in “SoMa West” Set to Open in Late Summer (Curbed)
  • SFMTA Rehabilitating M-Ocean View Rails on San Jose Avenue (RT&S)
  • Golden Gate Ferry Boat, M.S. San Francisco, Undergoing $20 Million Rehab (Marin IJ)
  • Golden Gate Bridge Toll Hikes Go Into Effect on Monday (SF Weekly, KRON)
  • Menlo Park Columnist Shares Ways to Support a Faster Caltrain (Almanac)
  • 280 Trees to Be Removed for Widening of South Bay’s San Tomas Expressway (Mercury News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Study: SFpark Has Cut Parking Cruising Times in Half (Next CityAtlantic Cities)
  • SF Second Densest City in U.S.: ”You Don’t Need a Car Here. They Really Just Get in the Way.” (SFGate)
  • More on the Tech Bus Appeal Denial (ExamAppealNBC48 HillsSFGate); Protest in Oakland (SFBG)
  • DUI SFFD Truck Driver Who Hit Motorcyclist Appears in Court (SF Examiner)
  • North Beach Residents Think Rat Sightings are Linked With Central Subway Construction (SFGate)
  • False Citation for Muni Fare Evasion Indicates Flaws in Clipper Enforcement System (SF Examiner)
  • April Fools: Man Outfits Prius to Hook Up to Muni Power Lines (Bold Italic)
  • SF Startup Lets Private Parking Space Owners Rent Them Out to Benefit Charities (Bold Italic)
  • Future BART Car Model to Tour Bay Area This Month for Public Input (SFist)
  • Bike East Bay Looking for the Next Bike Commuter of the Year (SFGate)
  • GJEL: Caltrans Needs to Get Up to Speed on Complete Streets, Endorse NACTO Design Guide
  • In China, High-Speed Rail is Reducing Domestic Flights (Atlantic Cities)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Supervisors Deny Environmental Appeal of SFMTA’s Shuttle Regulation Pilot (Examiner, SFBG)
  • April Fools Protesters Block Google Bus Once Again (ABCSF Examiner)
  • Shuttles Ease Traffic Congestion, but Report Shows They Also Wear Heavily on Roads (SocketSite)
  • BeyondChron: Why Isn’t the SFMTA Putting Its Money Where Its Mouth is on Vision Zero?
  • Central Subway Whistleblower Reports Laundry List of Budget Report Manipulations (SF Weekly)
  • More on the SFCTA’s Study of an M-Line Subway Under 19th Avenue (SFGate)
  • Stanley Roberts Spotlights Drivers Who Speed, Park on Sidewalk on Durant Ave in Oakland/San Leandro
  • BART Tests Digital Ad/News Screen at Montgomery Station (SF Business Times)
  • Caltrain Opens San Bruno Station With Upgraded Elevated Platforms (SF Examiner)
  • Caltrain Electrification EIR Shows Need for More Grade Separations, Better Bike Access (Green Caltrain)
  • Cyclelicious Cites Downtown San Jose, Santa Cruz as Examples of Good “Pedestrianism”

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Today’s Headlines

  • SFPD Seeks Hit-and-Run Driver Who Seriously Injured Man at 10th and Division (SF Appeal)
  • Two Women Seen Fleeing After Driver Leaves Car Slammed Into Bakery at 21st and Folsom (KRON)
  • Truck-Driving Fireighter Who Struck Motorcyclist in DUI Collision Last June Released From Jail (ABC)
  • Tech Bus Lovers and Haters Rally to Speak at Supes Hearing on CEQA Appeal Today (SFBG 1, 2)
  • E-Embarcadero Historic Streetcar Line Expected to Begin Service in 2015 (NBC)
  • Next City Writer Hails Muni’s All-Door-Boarding, Proof-of-Payment System as Model for Faster Transit
  • Bold Italic Writer Advises on Proper Etiquette When Riding Muni in Wet Weather
  • New SF Startup Rents Cars to Lyft and Uber (SF Examiner)
  • Oakland Police Officer Hits Pedestrian at 7th & Broadway, Just Outside Headquarters (CBS)
  • More on the Devil’s Slide Converted Highway Trail, Including Some Road History (Bay Bikers)
  • Apple Plans to Get More Employees Out of Cars With Dedicated Transit Center (MacRumors)
  • Caltrain Board to Review Ten-Year Strategic Plan to Improve Service (Green Caltrain)

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Today’s Headlines

  • SFMTA Board Approves Swath of Muni TEP Upgrades (SF Examiner, SFGateSFBay, M Local, KTVU)
  • Driver Collides With Muni M Train on 19th Avenue at Stonestown (SF Appeal)
  • Supervisors to Hear CEQA Appeal on SFMTA’s Private Shuttle Regulation Pilot (SF Examiner)
  • Maria Ayerdi-Kaplan, the Visionary Who Made the Transbay Transit Center a Reality (SF Examiner)
  • Moscone Center Expansion Plans Could Make Howard St “Less of a Pedestrian Wasteland” (SFGate)
  • SF Chronicle‘s John King Reviews Some of SF’s Privately-Owned Public Spaces
  • McCoppin Hub Cul-De-Sac to Be Re-Zoned as Open Space (Socketsite)
  • New Worker Safety Rules Causing BART Delays; Deaths Also Robbed BART of Expertise (SFGate)
  • Cal Civil Engineering Professor: Costs Vastly Underestimated for CAHSR, Hyperloop (Business Times)
  • 49er Chris Culliver Arrested in San Jose After Hitting Bicyclist, Threatening Witness (ABC, NBC)
  • San Jose Mom Launches Pedestrian Safety Campaign After Four-Year-Old Son’s Death (KTVU)
  • San Rafael’s Red Light Camera Program: How Good Policy Went Wrong (Greater Marin)

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Today’s Headlines

  • SFMTA Considers First Round of Muni TEP Service Changes Today (SF Examiner, Hoodline)
  • SFBC Launches “Body-Count Clock” Pushing for a Safer Design on Polk Street (SF Examiner)
  • Safer Monterey Blvd Advocates Win Speed Limit Reduction to 25 MPH (Friends of Monterey Blvd)
  • More on the Billboards Showing Photos of Texting Drivers (KTVU, CBS)
  • MTC to Require Bay Area Companies Employing 50+ to Subsidize Transit (Merc, KTVU)
  • How to Reach the New Converted Devil’s Slide Highway Trail by Bus or Bike (Cyclelicious)
  • El Camino Real Plan to Require Setbacks for Wider Sidewalks Protested With Misinformation (PAO)
  • As in SF, Palo Alto Cab Drivers Call for Regulation of Lyft, Uber, Sidecar Drivers (PA Online)
  • Berkeley Looks to Redesign Adeline Street (Berkeleyside)
  • Drunk, Speeding Driver Charged With Murder of Marine on Motorcycle in Fremont (Mercury)
  • Greenbrae Driver Jumps Curb at Shopping Center, Breaks Woman’s Bones (Marin IJ)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Seven Injured in Two-Car Hit-and-Run Crash at Van Ness and Geary (NBC)
  • Ped Safety Committee Chair: “Google Bus” Pilot Lawsuit Threatens to Add Traffic, Hurt Safety (SFGate)
  • Bay Area Bike Share Invites Designers, Programmers to Visualize Its Ridership Data (SF Examiner)
  • Bold Italic Rejoices in the SFMTA’s Aspirations to Make SF a “Bike Utopia”
  • Rain Storm Causes System-Wide BART Delays (SF Weekly)
  • SamTrans: New ECR Route, Other Route Adjustments are Popular (SF Examiner)
  • Former Devil’s Slide Highway Stretch in San Mateo County Re-Opens as Bike/Ped Trail (SFGateKQED)
  • Oakland Survey Results: Telegraph Ave Needs to Be Improved for Everything But Driving (EB Express)
  • Berkeley Plans Roundabouts to Make Risky I-80 Gilman Street Junction Safer (SFGate)
  • Alameda Police Conduct Crosswalk Stings (Alamedan), Map Pedestrian Crashes (Alamedan)
  • 89-Year-Old Woman Dies of Injuries After Being Hit By Bicyclist on SJSU Path (CoCo Times)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Man Driving Truck on Embarcadero Sidewalk Injures Bicyclist in Front of Ferry Building (CBS)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Critically Injures Man on Bike at Eddy and Fillmore, Dumps Car (SF Appeal)
  • Drunk Man on Bike Injured by Driver at Great Highway and Lincoln Way (CBS)
  • DUI Driver Arrested After Hitting Taxi, Sending it Into Fire Hydrant at Hyde and O’Farrell (NBC)
  • New Survey Shows Most SF Voters Support Tech Shuttles, Charging for Muni Stop Usage (ABCSFBG)
  • Transbay Blog: Debate Over N-Judah Bulb-Outs to Save 16 Parking Spots a “Travesty”
  • Text-less Billboards Feature Photos of Texting Motorists (Atlantic Cities)
  • People Behaving Badly: Bad Parkers, People Hanging Out in the JFK Bike Lanes
  • Amputee Veteran Stops in SF on Cross-Country Bike Trip (CBS)
  • Oakland Councilmember Libby Schaaf Proposes Anti-Harassment Law to Protect Bicyclists (SFGate)
  • Jenaro Delgado Tenorio, 67, Killed on Bike by Hit-and-Run Driver on Hwy 1 in Half Moon Bay (SMD)
  • Marine Returns From Afghanistan, Killed on Motorcycle by Angry Drunk Driver in Fremont (KRON)

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Today’s Headlines

  • 74-Year-Old Woman Crossing Mid-Block Mission Street Near Amazon Injured by Driver (SF Examiner)
  • Ed Reiskin Op-Ed in the SF Examiner Urges Voters to Pass Funding Measures for Safer Streets
  • Walk SF’s Nicole Schneider Takes on Pedestrian-Blaming Questions From “CBS In-Depth”
  • SF’s Construction Boom Causing Traffic Delays, Sidewalk Diversions (KTVU)
  • NerdWallet Lists SF Third “Worst City for Parking Your Car” in U.S., Based on Prices
  • Uber’s Secret Insurance Policy With Questionable Exclusions Leaked to SFBG
  • Caltrans Gives Contractors $12.7M More to Speed Up Demolition of Old Bay Bridge Span (SF Examiner)
  • AC Transit Waters Down Line 51 Improvements to Save Car Parking (Berkeleyside)
  • Transportation Commission Proposes Transit Incentives for Alameda Point Redevelopment (Alamedan)
  • SMART to Test Railroad Crossing Warning Systems in Santa Rosa (Press Democrat)
  • Redwood City Family of Teen Girl Killed on Bike Settles Wrongful Death Claim, Two Years Later (Mercury)
  • In Apocalypse, a Bike is the Preferred Method of Escape, Says SF Weekly Columnist

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Today’s Headlines

  • Victim Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver at Bayshore and Visitacion ID’d as Oi Yeung, 82 (CBSKRON)
  • A History of the Key System, the Transbay Ferry and Train Network of the Early 20th Century (SFGate)
  • Parking Lot at Hayes and Polk Being Developed With 162-Unit Rental Building (SocketSite)
  • On Regulation, Uber Has a Problem With the Word “Fair,” According to Sup. Avalos (SF Weekly)
  • goBerkeley: Council to Consider Evening Parking Meter Hours, Rate Changes (Bekerleyside)
  • Parked Driver in His 60s Loses Control, Drives Over Berkeley Seawall into Bay (Berkeleyside)
  • Alameda Driver Caught Failing to Yield to Pedestrian Lets Loose on Stanley Roberts
  • Stanley and San Pablo Police Catch Drivers Speeding, Running Stop at Dangerous Intersection
  • This May, Silicon Valley’s First Bike to Shop Day (Cyclelicious)

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