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Today’s Headlines

  • SFBC Challenges SFPD’s Blaming of Charles Vinson, 66, in His Fatal Bike Crash (SF Examiner)
  • SFBike Seeks Nominees for This Year’s Bike-Friendly Business Award
  • Christian Science Monitor: Is “Leap” Transit Widening Gap Between Rich and Poor?
  • Urban Life Signs Readers Weigh in On Second Transbay BART Tube’s Potential Aligments
  • Two Injured After 70-Year-Old Driver Crashes SUV Into 7-11 Store in Daly City (KTVU)
  • VTA to Increase Train, Bus Service for Sunday’s WrestleMania at Levi’s Stadium (Mercury News)
  • #1 Reason Berkeley is the “Best College Town”? Transit (Daily Californian)
  • San Rafael Driver Knocks Down Power Pole on East Francisco Boulevard (Marin IJ)
  • Man Struck on Hwy 580 in Livermore (ABC); Tour Bus Catches Fire on Hwy 101 in Menlo Park (KRON)
  • CityLab: Denser Development Around CA High-Speed Rail Will Curb Water Usage

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Today’s Headlines

  • Twin Peaks Tunnel Tracks to Be Replaced, SFMTA to Hold Community Meetings (Hoodline, SFBay)
  • “Labor Harmony”: Supes Rejected Amendment to Urge Study of Shuttle Impacts on Streets, Rents (Exam)
  • Muni 71-Haight/Noriega to Be Re-Branded as the Old 7 (Hoodline)
  • SFGate Readers Want Better Transit; Muni Diaries Lists A Few Reasons Why Muni Sucks So Often
  • SPUR, SF Parks Alliance Launch Action Plan for City to Implement 13-Mile Southeast Blue Greenway
  • 28 Condos Proposed in the Marina With 42 Parking Spaces for “Neighborhood Sensitivity” (SocketSite)
  • UCLA‘s Parking Revolutionary Donald Shoup, Father of SFPark‘s Principles, Announces Retirement
  • Ignoring Shoup’s Work, Menlo Park Considers All the Wrong “Solutions” for Downtown Parking (Almanac)
  • Berkeley Approves Plan to Relax Parking Requirements for Most In-Law Apartments (Berkeleyside)
  • Construction of Larkspur Bike/Ped Bridge to Close Sir Francis Drake Blvd for Two Nights (Marin IJ)
  • Google Files Patent for External Airbags on Driverless Cars to Protect Pedestrians (CityLab)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Muni to Rename “Limited” Lines as “Rapid,” Change Some Bus Line Names (Muni Diaries)
  • Supes Pass Resolution Urging SFMTA to Consider “Labor Harmony” in Regulating Private Shuttles (USA)
  • Supervisor Farrell Wants to Regulate Shuttles Leap, Chariot Because They Block Driveways (ABC, KTVU)
  • Leap Bus Breaks Down on Second Day — So Much for Surpassing Muni (Muni Diaries)
  • Block of Van Ness to Be Closed to Traffic on April 10 Weekend for CPMC Tunnel Construction (SFMTA)
  • More on the Illegal Sunday Parking Free-For-All on the Dolores Street Median (Uptown Almanac)
  • Martinez Mother Crushed in Parked Car By Gravel Truck During Sidewalk Construction (NBC, CBS, ABC)
  • Alameda to Upgrade All Parking Meters to Accept Credit Cards (Alamedan)
  • Stanley Roberts Shames Drivers and Pedestrians at Fremont Crosswalk
  • San Bruno Sheriff’s Deputy Hits Woman With Cruiser (SM Daily Journal)
  • San Mateo Court Dismisses Suit From Driver Who Crashed Into Fire Truck Driver Using Sirens (Almanac)
  • Donkey-Based Transportation on the Rise in Hayes Valley (Hoodline)

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Today’s Headlines

  • SUV Driver Crashes Into Building, Injures One and Causes Gas Leak on Cabrillo at 41st Ave (KTVU)
  • CBS Spotlights the SFMTA’s Blind-Eye Policy for Sunday Double Parkers on Dolores Street
  • MonkeyParking is Back, Brokering Curb Space Rentals in Front of Driveways at a Flat Rate (SF Mag)
  • SFMTA Hearing for a Safer, Greener Wiggle Scheduled April 3 (Hoodline)
  • Roughly 40 Teens Bike On Highway 101 in SF (SFist)
  • Firefighters, SFPD Officer Botched Case Against Drunk SFFD Truck Driver Who Hit Motorcyclist (SFGate)
  • Off-Duty Sheriff’s Deputy Accused of Pulling Gun on Man and Kids Over Fender Tap (SF Examiner)
  • Private Shuttle Services Like “Leap” the Topic Du Jour on KQED ForumExaminer‘s “On Guard,” KTVU
  • The Bold Italic Lists Ten Ideas Muni Could Take From Other Transit Agencies
  • Marin IJ: Ban on Golden Gate Bridge Bike/Ped Tolls Should Apply to All California Bridges
  • Architect Urges Berkeley to Eliminate Parking Requirements for In-Law Apartments (Berkeleyside)
  • Hayward Mother Struck by SUV Driver With Child at On-Ramp Declared Brain-Dead (SFGate)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Charges Dropped Against SFFD Truck Driver Accused of Hitting Motorcyclist While Drunk (ABC)
  • SFPD: Reports of Bike Theft Down 8.5 Percent Last Year (SFBike)
  • Former BART Director: With New Momentum, Second Transbay Tube May Be at “Tipping Point” (Chron)
  • Balboa Park BART Station Closed Sunday After Death on Tracks (ABC)
  • More on Sup. Farrell and Cohen’s Fight to Reclaim Parking Spots From Construction Workers (NBC)
  • “Tactical Urbanism”: The New Guide to Livable Streets Experimentation (CityLab)
  • Seven CA Companies Have DMV Licenses to Test Self-Driving Cars (SFGate)
  • Four Men Carjack Uber Driver’s Car, Crash it and Flee in the Inner Richmond (CBS)
  • Man Speaks First Words Since Being Hit on Bike By Driver and Robbed in West Oakland (CBS)
  • Elderly Driver Crashes Into Cupertino Starbucks (SFBay)
  • Green Caltrain: VTA Proposes “Useless” Bus Lines, 30 Minutes Apart, to San Jose Airport
  • SM Daily Journal Editor on New SamTrans/Caltrain Chief’s Selection: “Surprising But Solid”

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Today’s Headlines

  • Yee’s Proposed Narration Ban for Some Tour Bus Drivers Moves Through Supes Committee (SFBay)
  • Did Construction Steal Your Parking Space? Farrell and Cohen to the Rescue (SF Examiner)
  • Chinatown’s Spofford Alley to Get Greener and More Water-Absorbent (SF Examiner)
  • More on the SFMTA’s Daylighting at 80 Tenderloin Intersections (Hoodline)
  • Woman Who Was Shot and Killed After Driving at Police ID’s as Alice Brown, 24 (SF Appeal)
  • How Many Years Did it Take to Get Protected Bike Lanes on Fell and Oak? SFBC Looks Back
  • Peninsula Press Provides a Visual Timeline of Caltrain’s Progress on Bike Accommodation
  • ABC Report on Proposed Bike Helmet Mandate Doesn’t Question Helmets’ Efficacy
  • CityLab: Golden Gate Bridge’s Movable Median Barrier a Model for Reversible Lanes
  • “Left Out” Union Stalls Palo Alto’s Downtown Residential Parking Permit Program (PA Online)
  • Hayward Mother and Infant Hit By Driver at Hwy 880 On-Ramp Remain in Critical Condition (SFBay)
  • Concord Driver Arrested for Running Red Light, Killing Another Driver (SFBay)

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Today’s Headlines

  • 86-Year-Old Driver Hospitalizes Mother and Daughter in Crosswalk at Stonestown Mall (KTVU)
  • Driver Who Killed Alfred Yee, 87, at Geary and 26th Arrested for Vehicular Manslaughter (SF Appeal)
  • SF Bicycle Coalition’s “Women Bike SF” Campaign Holds Events to Get Ladies Pedaling (SFGate)
  • Private Shuttle Services “Leap” and “Chariot” Aim to Fill Muni’s Gaps — With Perks (SFGate)
  • CityLab Mocks the “Ridiculous Luxury” Showcased in Leap’s Ad
  • Weekend BART Shutdowns Coming Between Coliseum, Fruitvale Stations for Track Work (SFGate)
  • Bay Bridge’s Chief Engineer Answers Questions About Cracks, Corrosion on Steel Rods (Modesto Bee)
  • East Bay Express Details the Top Ten Biking Projects Soon to Hit Oakland
  • Alameda Approves Lease for Ferry Maintenance Facility (Alamedan)
  • Hayward Mother, Child in Stroller Struck and Hospitalized by SUV Driver on Hwy 880 Onramp (KRON)
  • Airport Shuttle Driver Who Hit Pedestrian Pleads Not Guilty to Felony Reckless Driving Charges (SFBay)
  • 19 Cab Companies Sue Uber for Falsely Advertising Better Safety, Hurting Taxi Industry (CBS)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Van Driver Arrested After Rampage Through the Castro, Mission (Hoodline)
  • SFPD Shoots, Kills Driver After She Flees Police, Then Drives at Them at Van Ness and Pine (ABC)
  • Man, 26, Critically Injured on Bike After Crashing Into Stopped Car on Gough at McAllister (SFGate)
  • Free Muni Program Overwhelmed By High Demand From Seniors, Disabled Riders (SF Examiner)
  • “Leap Transit,” a Lounge-Like Private Bus Service, Launches in the Marina (Biz, CBS, Ars T.)
  • Sympathetic Driver Offers Reimbursement for Blocking a Personal Driveway (Chron)
  • “Tipsy Tow” Service Returns for St. Patrick’s Day (Mercury); SFPD Steps Up Patrols (SF Weekly)
  • More on SFO’s Plans to Track Ride-Hail Vehicles for Fee Collection (ABC)
  • East Bay Express Looks In-Depth at Transport Oakland’s Efforts to Make Streets Safe for Bicycling
  • Three Children, Two Adults in Critical Condition After Hit-and-Run Crash in Oakland (ABC)
  • Man Killed After Jumping in Front of Caltrain in Mountain View (Mercury News, CBS)

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Today’s Headlines

  • SF Bicycle Coalition’s Noah Budnick: Bike Lanes Are About Giving People Options (CBS)
  • Five Years of Parklets: New Application Round Seeks Institutions; More on Prop B (SFGate)
  • Valencia’s New Exploratorium-Crafted Parklet Hosted By Boys and Girls Club (Mission Local)
  • Plaza Plans Unveiled for Trinity Place Development Between Market, Mission, and Eighth (Socket)
  • “Lyft Line” Carpooled Rides Have Made Up a Majority of Lyft Rides in SF This Year (Inc.)
  • SFO to Gather GPS Data on Ride-Hail Drivers Serving Airport (Almanac)
  • Plans for Three-Day Closure to Open New Presidio Parkway Viaduct in the Works (Marin IJ)
  • Person Killed on Tracks at Civic Center BART Station (SF Examiner)
  • Twitter Users Suggest BART Try Peak-Hour Pricing, Clean Stations in Online Forum (Public Press)
  • Lyft Drivers Complain After Company Backs Out of Promise of $1,000 Bonus (SF Examiner)
  • Big Rig Crashes Into Pittsburg Strip Mall (ABC); Crash Closes Caldecott Tunnel (Berkeleyside)
  • Palo Alto Council Selects Low-Key Design for Bike/Ped Bridge (PA Online)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Two-Car Crash at Geary and Divisadero Sends Car Into Funeral Home, Injuring Woman, 75 (KTVU)
  • Motorcyclist Killed in Crash With Driver at Lincoln and 15th ID’d as Ryan Kennedy, 26 (Hoodline, KTVU)
  • Daylighting is Making Tenderloin Streets Safer — What an Inconvenience for Drivers, Says CBS
  • 12 Other Studies on Why Swapping Parking for Safety Won’t Kill Business on Streets Like Polk (CityLab)
  • Some Potrero Hill, Dogpatch Merchants Don’t Like On-Street Car-Share Parking Spots (Potrero View)
  • City Attorney Tries to Delay Trial Hearing Over “Google Bus” Use of Muni Stops (SF Examiner)
  • Transit Signal Going in at Church and C. Chavez (NV); More on Plans for 16th Street Muni Lanes (PV)
  • Re-Alignment of Folsom Street Hwy 80 Off-Ramp Gets $1M Granted for Cost Overruns (SocketSite)
  • GG Bridge Board Votes to Oppose Assemblymember’s Proposed Ban on Bike/Ped Tolls (Marin IJ)
  • Drunk Driver Hits 11-Year-Old Girl and Younger Brother in South SF Crosswalk (KTVU)
  • New Caltrain/SamTrans Chief Wants to Grow Ridership (GC); SFBC Creates New “Bike Bump” Form
  • After Driver Death, Menlo Park May Reconsider Policy Against Caltrain Grade Separation (GC)

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