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Today’s Headlines

  • More on Avalos’ Proposal to Allow Cyclists to Yield at Stop Signs (SF Examiner, SF Chronicle)
  • Stanley Roberts Confronts More Bike Commuters Ticketed for Following the Practice Last Week
  • More on Wednesday’s SFPD Park Station Meeting (HoodlineSFBC, KTVU, ABC)
  • BeyondChron: Grassroots Activism for Bike-Friendly Streets on the Rise in San Francisco
  • Reveille Coffee Proposes Parklet in Front of Garage-Converted Cafe in the Castro (Hoodline)
  • Driver Makes Illegal Turn, Crashes Into Muni T-Third Train in Bayview (SFGate)
  • Redesigned Rincon Hill Tower Still Wouldn’t Accommodate Proposed Bay Bridge Bus Ramp (Socketsite)
  • Oakland Approves 345 Units of Housing With 333 Parking Spaces at 19th Street BART (EB Express)
  • Express Toll Lanes Being Installed on Highway 680 in San Ramon (ABC)
  • Livermore to Open Outlet Mall Expansion With Add 30 New Stores and 1,000 Parking Spaces (NBC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Sanford Ends Bike Crackdown After Hours-Long Meeting at Park Station (Examiner, KTVU, NBC)
  • This is Still Happening: Man on Bike Injured By Driver at Market and Octavia (Hoodline, CBS)
  • SFPD to Crack Down on Drivers Passing Cable Cars to Protect Operators (KTVU, Exam, SFGate)
  • More on the Arrival of Lower Market Street’s Turn Bans for Private Autos (SFGate, KTVUSF Examiner)
  • Rec and Park Proposes Panhandle Upgrades, But Protected Bike Lanes Needed on Fell and Oak (SFBC)
  • Sheriff Mirkarimi Had Drivers License Suspended for Failing to Report Car Crash (SFGate, ABC, Exam)
  • Peskin Got Campaign Funds From Warriors Arena Foe, Warns of Transpo Impacts (SFGate – Scroll)
  • SFMTA Keeps Replacing Median Sign Run Over By Drivers on Great Highway at Balboa (Richmond)
  • After Car Crash on Bay Bridge, Woman Exits Car and Plunges Into Water (ABCSFGate)
  • BART Removes Carpet From the Last of Its Trains (Muni Diaries)
  • Menlo Park Public Works Director on El Camino Real Vision: Adding Traffic Lanes Won’t Help (Almanac)
  • Paris Lets Cyclists Jump Red Lights (BBC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Market Street Turn Bans for Cars Begin Today (KQED, HoodlineNBC, SFGate)
  • ICYMI: Sup. Scott Wiener Comes Out Against SFPD’s Bike Crackdown on Minor Violations (Medium)
  • Another Wiggle Bike “Stop-in” Planned Before Tonight’s Park Station Meeting (Hoodline, SFGate)
  • Bike Commuters Explain to Stanley Roberts That They Look and Yield at Stop Signs
  • At Outside Lands, SFMTA Tickets Drivers Using Muni Stops and Crosswalks for Drop-Offs (PBB)
  • Uber is Leasing Cars to Drivers, Similar to “Horse-Hiring” in the 19th Century (Taxicab Subjects)
  • Latest Central Subway Video Shows Construction of Moscone Station (SFMTA)
  • GJEL: I-80 Freeway Sign Project to Make San Pablo Ave More Dangerous for Pedestrians
  • Multi-Car Crash on I-80 in Berkeley Injuries Numerous Children on School Bus (ABC, SF Bay, Berkside)
  • Palo Alto’s Wish List From 2016 Transpo Tax Measure Includes Separate Caltrain Crossings (PA Online)
  • First Phase of Atherton Bike Pedestrian Master Plan to Be Presented Tonight (Almanac)
  • Car Crash on Highway 101 in San Jose Leaves One Woman Dead and Three Injured (ABC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Private Autos to Be Banned Tomorrow From Turning On to Market Street, From Third to Eighth (SFGate)
  • Two Bike Stations to Open at Civic Center BART/Muni Station Next Tuesday (Hoodline)
  • More on the SF Bicycle Coalition Member Vote to Change Board Election Rules (SF Examiner)
  • Craigslist Ad Calls Stanley Roberts “Cyclist Enemy #1,” SF Weekly Attributes it to General “Bicyclists”
  • The Central Freeway’s Rise and Fall in Hayes Valley is a Story of SF Neighborhood Politics (Hoodline)
  • Traffic Blocked By Tree That Fell on Fell Street Near Laguna (Hoodline)
  • Urban Life Signs: Why Don’t AC Transit’s Transbay Buses Venture Further Into Downtown SF?
  • Planning Commission Approves Sky Bridge to Connect Twitter Offices Over Plaza on Stevenson (Exam)
  • 49ers Player Aldon Smith Arrested for DUI and Hit-and-Run in Santa Clara, Cut From Team (NBC, ABC)
  • CA High Speed-Rail Authority Jumpstarts Planning for Peninsula Service (Green Caltrain)
  • Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Traffic at 5-Year High as Economy Booms in Housing-Starved Marin (MIJ)
  • East Oakland Driver Crashes Into Oakland Store, Possibly During Sideshow (CBS)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Stanley Roberts Features SFPD Park Station’s Bike Crackdown; SFGate Bay Bikers Blog Blasts it
  • Driver Caused Car Crash Last Sunday That Ejected Occupant on South Van Ness Avenue (KRON)
  • Cesar Chavez Street’s Transformation Gets Praise From Smart Growth America
  • Jane Warner Plaza Stewards Plan Furniture Upgrades, New Events (Hoodline)
  • Parking Lot Conversion for Noe Valley Town Square Pushed Back to January
  • Lyft to Run “Magic Mode” Music-Themed Vans to Ferry Fans to Outside Lands Festival (SF Examiner)
  • Uber Drivers’ Status as Employees to Be Decided By Federal Judge (KQED, CBS, SFGate)
  • Caltrain Plans to Plug Funding Gap With CA Cap-and-Trade, Federal Grants, Toll Money (Green Caltrain)
  • Sunnyvale Driver Whom Deputies Pulled Out of Car on Caltrain Tracks Arrested for DUI (NBC, SFGate)
  • Bolinas Man Arrested for Road Rage Against Cyclist, Found Dead in Car in Apparent Suicide (Marin IJ)
  • 16-Year-Old San Jose Driver Arrested After Hitting Four-Year-Old in Apartment Complex, Fleeing (NBC)
  • BART’s Crime-Reporting App Used Heavily By Riders Complaining About African-Americans (EBX, NBC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Safer Market Street Car Restrictions Begin Tuesday (SFMTA)
  • Petition Against SFPD Park Station’s Bike Crackdown Has Over 16,000 Signatures (Chronicle)
  • …Tell Park Station Officials What You Think About it at a Community Meeting Tuesday (SFBC)
  • Man on Bike Seriously Injured After Crashing Into House at Mendell and Hudson in Bayview (KRON)
  • OCII Commissioner Says Mission Bay Affordable Housing Development Needs More Parking (Examiner)
  • Oakland Could Save $1 Billion By 2040 With TransForm’s More Rational Parking Standards (EB Express)
  • BART Denies Environmental Group’s Claims That Trains May Have Asbestos (SFGate)
  • Cupertino Forum Explores Tech, Policies and Funding to Solve Transportation Woes (Green Caltrain)
  • Motorcyclist Dead, Two Injured After Crash on San Mateo Bridge (CBS)
  • People Behaving Badly: San Jose’s Ban on Sidewalk Biking Hasn’t Caught On
  • SamTrans Increases Bus Frequency for Some Routes, Adds New Route, Extends Night Hours (SFBay)
  • BAAQMD Will Pay Drivers $1,000 to Turn in Cars Made Before 1994 (Mercury News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Second Street Redesign With Raised Bike Lanes Up for Approval at Planning Commission (SFBC)
  • SFBC Members Approve Amendments to Organization’s Bylaws by Two to One Margin
  • Two More Parklets Proposed in Hayes Valley (Hoodline)
  • Lamp Post Falls on Car at Pine and Taylor, Apparently Worn Down By Urine (Chronicle)
  • Parkmerced Development, Transportation Upgrades Begin Construction in February (Socketsite)
  • Oakland Advocates Push for Less Parking in Housing Developments (East Bay Express)
  • Massive Santa Clara Development to Include More Than Two Parking Spaces Per Home (PTA)
  • New Palo Alto Parking Program Restricts Permits to Residents and Employees (Palo Alto Online)
  • People Behaving Badly: San Jose Drivers Regularly Use the Bus Lanes
  • Multi-Car Crash in San Jose Closes Highway 101 Lane (Mercury News)
  • San Jose Driver, 16, Injures Four-Year-Old in San Jose (NBC)
  • Caltrans Apologizes for Highway 1 Debacle in Pacifica (CBS); Postpones Paving (NBC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Two Divisadero Coffee Shops Apply to Build Parklets (Hoodline)
  • “Scoot” Scooter-Share a Quickly Expanding Transport Option in SF (Fortune)
  • Mother’s Biggest Safety Fear for Children in San Francisco is Distracted Drivers (Marina Times)
  • Human Transit Defends Boundaries for Bay Area Transit Agencies
  • BART Board Discusses Second Transbay Tube Further After Weekend Closure (CBS)
  • Caltrain Hits Car Stopped on Tracks; Deputy Pulls Driver Out at Last Minute (NBC)
  • Tech Shuttle Drivers for Seven Companies Approve Union Contract (SF Bay, SF Biz Times, CBS)
  • Three Better Alternatives to Bundled Parking in Marin (The Greater Marin)
  • Cyclelicious: Making Your Bike Ugly Won’t Prevent it from Getting Stolen
  • Mountain View Workshop Explores Ideas to Make North BayShores Walkable and Car-Lite (PTA)
  • Caltrans Fails to Notify Drivers of Roadwork in Pacifica on Highway 1 (ABC)
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Today’s Headlines

  • BART Transbay Tube Shutdown Goes Smoothly (ABC, SFGateChron); Ferry Ridership Doubles (SFBay)
  • Muni’s E-Embarcadero Streetcar Line Starts Service (SFBay)
  • SFCTA Unveils Chinatown Pedestrian Safety Upgrades in Neighborhood Transportation Plan (Examiner)
  • Recreation and Parks Department Asks Public to Weigh in on Panhandle Path Upgrades (Hoodline)
  • Video: Wiggle Bike Stop-In Rankled a Few Drivers (UA); Examiner Readers Debate Enforcement
  • Caltrain Hits, Kills Man Near 22nd Street Station Friday (KTVU, SFGate)
  • People Behaving Badly: Burlingame Drivers Routinely Stop on Caltrain Tracks
  • Caltrain Wants Input on Changes to Daily Schedule (Green Caltrain)
  • New York Times Looks at Efforts to Clean Up the Bay Area’s Mess of Disjointed Transit Agencies
  • SMART Will Bring North Bay Back to Its Roots: Rail Transit (SPUR)
  • To Study Corroding Bay Bridge Rods, Caltrans Appoints Experts Who Said They Were Fine (Chronicle)
  • Los Gatos Officials to Highway Drivers: Stop Using “Waze” App and Detouring on Our Streets (NBC, CBS)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Coverage of SF Bicycle Coalition’s Bylaws Debate (Examiner, Chronicle); Today is Last Day to Vote
  • Avalos Backs Idaho Stop Law (Weekly); More Wiggle “Stop-In” Coverage (KQED ForumUA, CBSSFist)
  • SFPD Northern Station Captain Greg McEachern Weighs In on “Focus on the Five” Enforcement (HL)
  • People Crossing Geary Blvd Could Use an SFPD Crackdown on Drivers “for the Protection of Life” (PBB)
  • The E-Embarcadero Street Line Launching Tomorrow Is Nothing Like the Original E-Union (SFMTA)
  • How Very San Francisco: Muni’s First Crash Occurred On a Steep Hill With a Boudin Truck (SFGate)
  • How SF’s Hills Shaped — and Were Shaped By — the Development of SF’s Neighborhoods (SFGate)
  • ICYMI, BART is Closing the Transbay Tube This Weekend (KTVUSFGate, Inside Bay Area)
  • Uber App’s Animated Map Displaying Nearby Cars is Fake (SFist)
  • On-Demand Parking Valet App Luxe to Switch Contracted Workers to Employees (Business Times)
  • SamTrans Sues Estate of 84-Year-Old Driver Who Crashed Head-On Into Bus (SM Daily Journal)
  • Millbrae Red-Light Camera Issued 1,500 Tickets to Drivers Rolling Through Right Turn (PBB)

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