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Today’s Headlines

  • Stolen Truck Driver Leaves Trail of Damage Around Market and Van Ness (SFGateKRONUAHoodline)
  • Driver Injured After Hitting Parked Car at 46th Avenue and Taraval, Blocking L-Taraval (SF Examiner)
  • Muni Drivers’ 3-Year Labor Contract Gets Final Approval From SFMTA Board (SF Examiner, SFBay)
  • The Bold Italic Puts SF Parking Stats Into a Spiffy Infographic
  • GG Bridge to See Nighttime Lane Closures for Installation of Movable Center Median (SF Weekly)
  • Driver Gets Truck Stuck Under Caltrain Bridge in San Mateo, Halting Service (SFGate)
  • 49ers Release Video Showing Driving Routes to Parking at New Santa Clara Stadium (CBSKRON)
  • BART Continues to Phase in New Vinyl Seats on Train Cars (Mission Local)
  • BART Oakland Airport Connector Set to Open by Thanksgiving (NBC), Tests Continue (CoCo Times)
  • Greenway Improvements to Come Beneath Elevated BART Tracks in El Cerrito (CoCo Times)
  • Concord Developing Plan for Bike and Pedestrian Safety Upgrades With New Grant (CoCo Times)
  • Homeless Encampment Appears Along Busy Berkeley Rail Tracks (Berkeleyside)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Mayor Ed Lee’s Six Parking Tickets Have All “Vanished” (SF Weekly)
  • More on the Mayor’s Campaign Against Sup. Wiener’s Transit Funding Measure (SFGate, SFBG)
  • Driver Who Fled Police on Post St Critically Injured Man on Bike, Attempted to Flee on Bus (SFist, ABC)
  • Sunday Streets Director Susan King to Depart After Coordinating 50 Events (SFBG)
  • More on the New Ped Signal at Sunset and Yorba, Transpo Bond Measure Signing (ABC, CBS)
  • SF Business Times‘ Clearly Even-Handed Poll: “Should SF Make it Easier or Harder to Drive and Park?”
  • Mayor Lee Says He’s “Ashamed” of Mid-Market Street (Fortune)
  • The Perspective of a Muni Mechanic (SFGate)
  • Note Left on Motorcycle in the Mission Claims Street Parking Spot Belongs to Family (SF Weekly)
  • More on BART’s Crackdown on People Lying Down in Powell Station (SFBG)
  • Children’s Book Depicts High-Speed Rail in San Francisco (Urban Life Signs)
  • Promised Bike Parking at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara Hasn’t Appeared Yet (Cyclelicious)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Minivan Driver Flees Police, Crashes Into Taxi and Two People at Post and Jones (SFGate)
  • Car Flips, Woman Hospitalized in Car Crash at Lombard and Franklin (CBS)
  • City Officials Sign $500M Bond Measure, Activate Ped Signal at Sunset and Yorba (SFBaySFGate, KTVU)
  • Will Hayes Valley Be the Battleground for the “Restore Transportation Balance” Measure? (Biz Times)
  • Market Street Drivers Already Abusing the Newly-Colored Transit-Only Lane (People Behaving Badly)
  • Bold Italic Laments Muni Fare Increases Coming in September
  • Designer Maps Out Famous Landmarks Along Muni’s 38-Limited Stops (Richmond)
  • “Fleet” App Provides Late-Night Shuttle Service Along Caltrain Corridor, Without Permits (SF Examiner)
  • What Can Caltrain Do to Prevent Bike-Toting Riders From Being “Bumped”? (GJEL)
  • After Officially Cancelling Departures, GG Transit Continues Unplanned Cancellations (Greater Marin)
  • 71-Year-Old Woman Killed, 4 Injured During Collision in Hayward (CBS)
  • Flipped 18-Wheel Truck Causes Delays for Over Eight Hours on Hwy 580 in Livermore (ABC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Caught on Video: SUV in Car Crash at Third and Harrison Nearly Slams Baby in Stroller (CBS)
  • Mayor to Activate Pedestrian Signal, Sign $500M Bond Measure at Sunset and Yorba Today (OBB)
  • Hayes Valley Neighbors Call More Safety Measures to Calm Traffic Sewers (Hoodline)
  • More Coverage of the Market Street Transit Lanes Getting Red Paint (NBC, ABC, CBS, SFBay)
  • Proposed Traffic Signal to Speed Up J-Church at Cesar Chavez Up for Approval Friday (Noe Valley SF)
  • Terminally Ill San Pablo Boy Gets His Wish to Ride BART (ABC)
  • Coliseum Station Closed for Bomb Threat (ABC); BART Gets Security Grant for Transbay Tube (KTVU)
  • Golden Gate Transit Workers Considering a Strike (KRON)
  • Two Men, 74 (CBS) and Early 20s (CBS), Hit by Drivers While Walking on San Jose Freeways
  • MTC Improving Highway Traffic Data to Alert Drivers of Congestion (CBS)
  • Oil Industry Continues Fighting CA Cap-and-Trade, Warning of Gas Price Spike (SFGate, TransForm)
  • Caltrain Installing “Positive Train Control” for Safety, but U.S. Railroad Industry Still Fights it (SFGate)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Chron Columnist Jon Carroll: Cyclists “Break Laws All the Time,” “Don’t Let a Pedestrian Ruin Your Life”
  • More on the Plans for an Embarcadero Protected Bikeway (KQEDSFGateCBS)
  • Muni to Test More Train Cars With Seats Removed to Make More Standing Room (SFBay)
  • Lacking Fare Inspectors, Muni Fare Evasion Apparently Still Rampant With All-Door Boarding (KTVU)
  • More on the Red Paint Coming to Market’s Transit-Only Lanes This Weekend (SF Examiner)
  • SF to Offer $15M Settlement to Family of Woman Run Over, Killed by Parks Driver (CBS, Bernalwood)
  • SFPD Bait Bike Cops Catch Violent Repeat Thief (Mission Local), Get More National Coverage From ABC
  • Planning Dept Gets Grant to Finish Study of Caltrain Railyard Development, 280 Teardown (Biz Times)
  • San Bruno Ballot Measure Would Upzone Development Around Caltrain Station (SM Daily)
  • BART Board Votes to Limit “Lifelong Free Rides” Perk to Board Members Who Serve Eight Years (Merc)
  • Another $3M to Be Thrown at Bay Bridge East Span to Fix Continuing Problems (CBS)
  • KQED Forum to Discuss Motorcycle Lane Splitting After CHP Removes Guidelines From Website

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Today’s Headlines

  • Piece of Metal Falls Off Overhead Muni Wires, Hits Person at Third and Mission (SFGate)
  • Beer Truck Stuck on Hill Crest at California and Jones Last Week (SF Weekly)
  • More on Sup. Wiener’s Population-Based Muni Funding Ballot Measure (SFBG, SF Appeal)
  • Flywheel Taxi App Now Offers Pre-Booked Rides to the Airport (SF Examiner, SFGate)
  • SF Public Press Explains How it Raised $31,000 in a Kickstarter Campaign for Bike Delivery
  • New SoMa West Skate Park Neighbors Bugged by Late-Night Noise, Urination (M Local, KTVUSFGate)
  • Opening Bathrooms Still Not an Option for Upgrades at Powell BART Station (SF Weekly)
  • Mountain View Council Expected to Approve Google Agreement for Free Electric Public Shuttles (Merc)
  • 17-Year-Old Driver Seriously Injures 32-Year-Old Man on El Camino Real in Atherton (KTVU)
  • People Behaving Badly: Walnut Creek Drivers Ignore Pedestrians’ Right-of-Way in Crosswalks
  • CA Assemblymember Gatto’s “Yellow Alert” Bill Could Help Catch Hit-and-Run Drivers (NBC)
  • “Human” App Tracks Users’ Trips by All Modes of Transportation (GJEL)

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Today’s Headlines

  • So That’s What the Embarcadero BART Station Looks Like Under All That Grime (KQED)
  • People Behaving Badly: BART Police Crack Down on People Lying Down in Powell Station
  • More on the Flash Mob Dance on Temporarily Car-Free Lombard Street (SFist)
  • Better Than a Parking Lot: Skaters Love the New SoMa West Skate Park (SFBG)
  • DeSoto Cab Manager Considers Converting Taxis to “Ride-Share”-Like Services (Exam)
  • New “SpoonRocket” Service Drives Around With Meals, Uses Algorithm to Deliver on Demand (ABC)
  • Five-Year-Old Hayward Boy Who Was Hit by Minivan Driver Dies (SFGate, KTVU)
  • Alameda Driver Previously Arrested for Motorcycle Wheelies Kills Passenger in DUI Car Crash (KTVU)
  • Berkeley Apartment Building Developer Wants to Go From Two Floors of Parking to Four (SocketSite)
  • South SF’s Downtown Plan Aims to “Provide Connectivity Without Favoring One Form of Transit” (Exam)
  • 68-Year-Old Sunnyvale Woman Hospitalized by Driver Crossing El Camino Real (Mercury News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • CA Judge Rules Reckless Driving Applies to Bikes, Too. Wait, Does it Apply to Cars? (SFGate)
  • KALW Looks at What Makes Van Ness Avenue So Dangerous
  • Muni to Start Installing Transit Priority Traffic Signals Along the N-Judah Monday (Hoodline)
  • SF Planning Commissioner Hisashi Sugaya to Be Replaced; Kathrin Moore to Keep Her Seat (Examiner)
  • BART Police to Crack Down on People Lying Down in Stations (SFGate, ABC)
  • If Congress Doesn’t Reauthorize Federal Funds by Aug 1, Bay Area Transit Could Be in Trouble (CBS)
  • Golden Gate Transit Officially, Permanently Cancels Bus Runs After Unannounced Cuts (Greater Marin)
  • Caltrain to Upgrade Public Announcement Systems at Four Stations (NBC)
  • Silicon Valley is Seriously Still Considering Widening Expressways (Business Journal)
  • Hayward Minivan Driver Hospitalizes Five-Year-Old Boy Running Across Street Near BART (KTVU)
  • CA High-Speed Rail Looks More Attractive to Private Investors With Cap-and-Trade Funding (CBS)
  • GJEL Looks at the National Economic Toll of Traffic Crashes

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Today’s Headlines

  • Car-Free Weekend Trials for Lombard Street Come to an End (KTVU)
  • Broadway in Chinatown to Get Final Phase of Streetscape Redesign This Fall (SF Examiner)
  • How Residents at the Treasure Island Development Will Be Discouraged From Driving (SFGate)
  • Planning Commission Discusses Proposal for an Embarcadero Protected Bikeway (SFBay)
  • …Streetsblog Founder Aaron Naparstek Also Weighs in With SF Examiner Reporter Jessica Kwong
  • Guess How Many More Disabled Parking Placards Than Parking Meters SF Has (SFGate)
  • Placard Abusers Complain About Prosecution; BART Board’s Fang Faces Challenger (SFGate – Scroll)
  • SFPD Officer Seen on Driver “Ticketing Frenzy” at California and 22nd Ave (Richmond SF)
  • Will SF’s Steep Hills Ever Get Norwegian-Style “Bike Elevators”? (SF Weekly)
  • Man Dumps U-Haul Truck Blocking Three Lanes on GG Bridge, Caught Fleeing on Bike (CBS)
  • Op-Ed: Bike Infrastructure Has Caused a “Sea Change” For Bike Commuting in Marin (Marin IJ)
  • Jury Deadlocked on Charges for San Mateo Driver Who Slammed Trash Can, Killing Man (SM Daily)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Mayor Lee, Supe Kim Officially Announce Opening of West SoMa Skate, Dog Park on Parking Lot (Appeal)
  • Hoodline Checks in on Masonic’s Redesign, Still Awaiting Construction Next Year
  • SF’s Quickly Growing Population Means We Need Efficient Transportation More Than Ever (SFist)
  • Mission Bay Neighbors “Cautiously Optimistic” About Coming Impacts of Warriors Arena (Potrero View)
  • Dogpatch Residents Tell SFMTA to Move Already-Approved, Funded Central Subway Loop (Potrero View)
  • Potrero View Provides an Overview of the Upgrades in the Works for Caltrain
  • Stanley Roberts Listens to Coastal Drivers’ Excuses After Being Caught for Various Violations
  • Google to Fund Free Local Shuttles in Mountain View (Business Times)
  • Linshu Ye, 87, of Sunnyvale Dies of Injuries After Being Hit by Driver While Walking (KTVU)
  • GG Transit Proposes Ending Route 80 to Santa Rosa, Increasing Service on Parallel Lines (GMAppeal)

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