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Today’s Headlines

  • Muni Double Berthing Won’t Save Time, Just Let Frustrated Riders Get Off Train Sooner (SF Examiner)
  • More on Walk SF’s “Street Score” Report (SF Appeal)
  • Sunday Streets Returns to the Mission This Weekend on Mother’s Day (Mission Local)
  • Steep North Beach Block of Kearny Street With Stairs Set to Get Re-Paving, Landscaping (Hoodline)
  • BART Snarled By Damaged Track Between Civic Center and 16th Street (SF Examiner, ABC)
  • Caltrain to Add Sixth Car to All Bombardier Trains Starting Monday (SM Daily Journal)
  • Menlo Park to Test Left Turn Bans Using Barriers at Ravenswood Caltrain Crossing (Almanac)
  • Oakland, San Jose Mayors Challenge Each Other for Bike to Work Day in “Corny Video” (Cyclelicious)
  • Berkeley Anticipating Bay Area Bike Share Expansion Next Year (Berkeleyside)
  • Mill Valley Man on Bike Injures 80-Year-Old Woman on Shared Path (Marin IJ)
  • Danville Man on Bike Killed By Driver Was San Mateo-Foster City School District Facilities Director (ABC)
  • Drunk Driver Who Killed Mother, Child at Livermore Apartment Complex Came From Wine Festival (IBA)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Rigorous Crash Data Analysis is SF’s “Secret Weapon” in Fight for Vision Zero (Route Fifty)
  • How to Communicate Vision Zero: New York City DOT’s New PSAs Set the Bar High (CityLab)
  • SF’s First “Showcase” Raised Bike Lane Coming to Southern Block of Valencia This Fall (CityLab)
  • Wiggle Bike/Ped Safety Improvements Up for SFMTA Board Approval May 19 (SFBike)
  • Drunk Driver Hits Parked Car in the Richmond, Rolls SUV in Sea Cliff (SF Examiner)
  • SFMTA Board Waives Taxi Medallion Renewal Fees to “Level the Playing Field” With Uber, Lyft (Exam)
  • Muni Employee’s Note Suggests Some Operators Are “Illiterate” and “Eat Barbecue” (SF Mag)
  • Giants Propose Ballot Measure for Stadium-Side Development on Waterfront Parking Lot (ABC)
  • CA Assemblymember Proposes No-Strike Clause for BART Operators After Contract Expiration (NBC)
  • Caltrain’s Fare Revenues Up, Balancing Operating Budget for Next Year (Green Caltrain)
  • Car Dependency, Aggressive Fines Keep Low-Income Californians Trapped in Poverty (EBX)
  • Driver Kills Man on Bike in Danville (SFBay)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Mayor, Wiener, and Breed Highlight $48M Increase in SFMTA Funds This Year (SFGate, SFBayKTVU)
  • Some SF Neighbors Yell at Churches for Sunday Parking Giveaway, Others Take Advantage (KQED)
  • Supervisor Farrell on His Bid to Reduce Parking Occupied By Construction Permits (Marina Times)
  • Bike to School Week Had 90 Schools Participate, Setting Another Record (SFBike)
  • Car-Free 1050 Valencia Condos Halted: Judge Reverses Reversal of Downsize Decision (SocketSite)
  • More on the SFMTA’s Decision to Keep the 21-Hayes Stop at Central for a Coffee Shop (Hoodline)
  • Concrete-Like Permeable Pavement Installed at Base of Castro Street Trees Causes Confusion (BAR)
  • More on Caltrain’s New Online “Bike Bump” Form (CBS)
  • Marin County’s Largest Cab Company Closes (ABC)
  • Mini Cooper Inexplicably Found on Rocks of Yerba Buena Island (CBS)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Mayor, Supes Wiener and Breed to Announce Increased General Fund Share for Muni (SF Examiner)
  • Muni Tests Three-Bike Bus Racks on Hilly Routes (SFMTA, SFBay)
  • North Beach Neighbors President Doesn’t Believe Bulb-Outs Make Streets Safer (Hoodline)
  • More on the Hardball Campaign to Grab Land From the Mission Bay Warriors Arena for UCSF (Chronicle)
  • Caltrain’s New Online “Bike Bump” Form to Alert Riders When Trains Are Reported Full (SF Examiner)
  • Palo Alto to Test Camera System to Warn Caltrain of People on Tracks (Mercury News, NBC)
  • San Mateo to Add Eight Car-Share Pods (SM Daily Journal)
  • San Jose to Unveil Plan to Pursue Vision Zero, Curb Driving (Mercury News)
  • Milpitas Truck Driver Hits Three-Year-Old Boy, Flees (ABC)
  • Drunk Livermore Driver Crashes Into Apartment Building, Killing Mother and Baby (ABC, CBS)
  • Bay Point Driver Backs Up Into Nine People in Parking Lot, Killing One (ABC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Not All of UCSF’s Big Backers Think Mission Bay Warriors Arena Will Bring Carmageddon (SFGate, ABC)
  • Shell Gas Station Apparently Part of Pacific Heights’ “Small Local Businesses & Uniqueness” (SocketSite)
  • Cabbies Like Driving on Congested Streets to Get Fares, Says Uber/Lyft Driver-Turned-Cabbie (Exam)
  • Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf Wants to Create City’s First Department of Transportation (Business Times)
  • More Thoughts From Berkeley Residents on Updating City’s Bike Plan (CoCo Times)
  • Bay Area Bike Month Events Coming in May (SFGate)
  • Mountain View Bus Lane Haters “Irate” That Council Backed El Camino Real BRT (MV Voice)
  • Acting Out the “Fast and Furious” Movies on 101 Will Not End Well for Your Aston Martin (CBS)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Warriors Arena Will Have Plenty of Parking, Say City Officials and CBS Anchor (SFGate, Examiner)
  • …But Those Funding the New Opposition Group May Just Want More Land For UCSF (Business Times)
  • Sup. Kim, Bike Advisory Committee to Seek Fixes for Townsend Bike Lane Hazards at Caltrain (GC)
  • SFMTA Opens New Boarding Island for J, K Train Riders at Balboa Park on San Jose Avenue
  • Flywheel to Let Riders Hail a Cab on Street, Pay With Phone App (SF Examiner)
  • Woman “Yarn Bombs” 200th Bike Rack in SF (Mission Mission)
  • BART May Propose $4.8 Billion Bond for Ballot to Pay for Maintenance (CBS)
  • Palo Alto Planning Commission Moves Forward With Charleston-Arastradero Safety Upgrades (PAO)
  • Portola Valley to Build Retaining Wall to Make Room for Bike Lanes at Alpine and Arastradero (Almanac)
  • Green Caltrain: “On-Demand Carpool” Services Can Reduce Parking Demand on Peninsula

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Today’s Headlines

  • SFMTA to Hold Open House on Upper Market Protected Bike Lanes on Tuesday (SFBike)
  • Group Fights Mission Bay Warriors Arena Because Parking is “Absolutely Ludicrously” Low (Chron)
  • Supervisor Farrell Requests Report on Regulating Private Shuttle Services Like Leap (SF Examiner)
  • Some Bernal Heights Residents Annoyed That “Scoot” Scooter-Share Uses Parking Spots (Bernalwood)
  • Uber Could Launch Food Delivery Service in Bay Area (NBC)
  • Muni’s Service Boost on 28-19th Avenue Could Help SF State Students Get to Class (GG Xpress)
  • Proposed BART Budget Could Increase Train Service (Examiner); Audit: $10B Needed By 2024 (ABC)
  • Sunnyvale Police Say Yanwen Liu, 77, Ran Light When He Was Killed On Bike By Driver (SFGate)
  • Large Turnout for Berkeley Open House on Bike Plan Updates (Berkeleyside)
  • Palo Alto Looks to Expand Road Diet, Safety Upgrades on Charleston-Arastradero Road Corridor (PA)
  • Levi’s Stadium Backs Down on Proposal to Turn Nearby Soccer Field into Parking Lot (Mercury News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Like Other Neighborhoods, 83 Percent of People Get to Castro Businesses Without a Car (Hoodline)
  • More than 53 miles of Bike Lane Upgrades Planned in SF This Year (SF Examiner)
  • City Agencies Launch Online Progress Tracker for Transit, Safe Streets Upgrades (SFMTA)
  • Utility Work Begins on Haight and Hayes Streets, Muni 6 Buses Re-Routed on Haight (Hoodline)
  • Port of SF to Test Solutions to Alleviate Traffic Woes at Cruise Terminal on Embarcadero (Hoodline)
  • Uber Driver Assaults, Robs Passenger After Offering Destination With Drugs, Prostitutes (SFBay)
  • In Other States, Ride-Hail Drivers Face Stricter Background Check Requirements (Public Press)
  • BART Delayed By Smoking Train at 16th Street Station (ABC, CBS)
  • Sunnyvale Driver Kills Bicycle Rider at Fremont and Mary Avenues (Cyclelicious, NBC, ABC)
  • CHP Cracks Down on Drivers Using Phones: “People See Their Commute as Empty Time” (ABC)
  • CA Bill Requiring Rear White Flashing Lights Amended to Allow Red Lights in Lieu of Reflectors (Cycle)

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Today’s Headlines

  • SFMTA Launches “Muni Forward” Service Boosts, Route Name Changes (SFBay, KRONKTVU, CBS)
  • More on the 22-Day Muni Riding Challenge: Sup. Breed Commits, No Word From the Mayor (Examiner)
  • SFMTA Looks to Improve Residential Parking Permits: They’re “Worth a Lot More Than $110” (Chronicle)
  • Litigant Argues State Bill AB 61 Will “Give Away” Bus Stops to Private Shuttle Companies (48 Hills)
  • Hairball, Alemany Maze Highway Interchanges Could Finally Get Some Attention (D10 Watch)
  • Some Inner Sunset Meeting Attendees Find More Space for Transit, Peds “Hard to Accept” (Hoodline)
  • A History of SF’s Precursors to Taxis, When Cars Were Still “Unfamiliar and Frightening” (Taxicab)
  • BART Board Member Wants Posters to Raise Awareness That There is a BART Board (SF Chronicle)
  • East Bay Groups Push for Free AC Transit Passes for Low-Income Youth (East Bay Express)
  • Another Person Hit By Caltrain (Mercury); Agency Questions Effectiveness of Fences in Palo Alto (PA)
  • Driver Distracted By Highway 92’s Scenery Crashes Head-On Into Another Driver in San Mateo (CBS)
  • More Updates on Bicycle-Related State Legislation From Cyclelicious

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Today’s Headlines

  • SF Chronicle Op-Ed From Ed Reiskin and SFDPH Chief: Vision Zero is “Preventative Medicine”
  • Wiggle Advocate Cancels “Refereeing” of Right-Of-Way Violators After Stanley Roberts Shows Up
  • Uber Driver Who Ran Down Man on Bike Forfeits Drivers License (KTVU)
  • More on the Boy Hit By Driver in Bayview (Appeal), Woman, 25, Hit at 7th & Townsend (Appeal)
  • Richmond Students Get Police Escort for Bike and Roll to School Week Ride (Richmond SF)
  • Van Ness to Partially Close to Cars Again This Weekend for CPMC Hospital Construction (SFBay)
  • McCoppin Hub Re-Opens With Earth Day Event After Being Fenced Off for Two Weeks (Mission Local)
  • Petitioners Make Their Case Against Muni 33-Stanyan Re-Route to El Tecolote
  • SPUR Workshop Attendees Explore Better Design for Transit Wayfinding
  • New AC Transit Buses to Have Air Conditioning (Mercury News)
  • Walnut Creek Conquers Drivers’ Biggest Unknown: When the Traffic Light Will Change (NBC, ABC)

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