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Today’s Headlines

  • SFPD Captain Simon Silverman Explains Why Richmond Station is “Focused on the Five” (SFBike)
  • Leah Shahum Reports on How the Netherlands, Germany, and Sweden Strive for Vision Zero (VZN)
  • Study: Gay Couples in Gay Neighborhoods Like the Castro Tend to Make Shorter Trips (ACCESS)
  • Bay Bridge East Span Rods Threatened By Salt Water Corrosion; Could Cost $10M to Study (SFGate)
  • BART Sees Major Evening Delays With Equipment Problem Near 24th Street Station (CBS)
  • SamTrans Approves $139M Annual Budget (SM Daily Journal)
  • Ki-Jana Alo, 19, Killed By Driver While Walking on Highway 101 in Redwood City (KTVU)
  • Antioch Driver Hits, Seriously Injures 14-Year-Old Girl (ABC)
  • More on Menlo Park’s Temporary Median Barrier at Ravenswood Caltrain Crossing (NBC)
  • Petition Seeks to Make Road Diet Permanent on San Jose’s Lincoln Ave in Willow Glen
  • Co-Founder Says Google Won’t Release Reports on Self-Driving Car Crashes to Protect Privacy (CBS)

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Today’s Headlines

  • SFPD, CHP “Focus on the Five” Traffic Enforcement Spotted Near the Embarcadero (CBS)
  • 19-Year-Old Man Expected to Survive After Being Hit By Driver Fleeing SFPD at 8th and Mission (Exam)
  • Market Street Set to Get Escalator Canopies at Civic Center, Powell Stations (SF Chronicle)
  • Fantasy Map of Citywide Muni Subway Still a Fantasy (Muni Diaries)
  • Another SFMTA Livable Streets Planner Headed to LA DOT: Bridget Smith (Streetsblog LA Lite)
  • Tree on Haight Street Suspected to Be Knocked Down By Delivery Vehicle Driver (Hoodline)
  • Stanley Roberts Finds Bike Parts Galore at Highway-Side Homeless Encampment Near Daly City Border
  • Golden Gate Bridge’s All-Electronic Tolls Surprise Some Tourists Who Rent Cars (SFGate)
  • Caltrain Board to Consider Space for Bikes, Bathrooms On New Electric Trains (Green Caltrain 1, 2)
  • Menlo Park Installs Temporary Median Barrier to at Dangerous Ravenswood Caltrain Crossing (ABC)
  • Drugged Driver Who Hit Teacher, Special Needs Students in San Mateo Pleads No Contest (SFGate)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Supes Reject Mission Housing Moratorium (SFGate); Activists: Luxury Condos Invite More Cars (Exam)
  • Driver Fleeing Police Hits Pedestrian at Eighth and Market, Escapes in Oakland (ABC, CBS)
  • Driver Rear-Ends SFPD Cruiser “Hard Enough to End Up Underneath it” at 31st and Noriega (KTVU)
  • SFMTA Approves Stop Signs on San Jose Ave Where Andrew Wu, 12, Was Killed By Muni Train (Exam)
  • SFMTA Board Makes Church Street’s Red Transit-Only Lanes Permanent (SFBay)
  • Stanley Roberts Explains Assemblymember Chiu’s Bill to Let Muni Cameras Ticket Moving Violations
  • SFTRU: 22-Day Muni Challenge is a Chance for Electeds to Show Leadership for Transit (Examiner)
  • Muni Metro Stalled Due to “Suspicious Package” at West Portal Station (SFGate)
  • BART Sees Major Delays Due to Electrical Problem Between 16th and 24th Street Stations (KTVU, ABC)
  • Sup. Cohen Defends European Sewer Trip By Jabbing at Sup. Kim’s Bike Infrastructure Trip (Chronicle)
  • Parolee Who Crashed Into Cars at Fifth and Market While Fleeing Police Charged (KTVUExaminer)
  • CA Assembly Passes Bill Blocking Bike/Pedestrian Tolls on State Bridges; Senate OK Needed (Marin IJ)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Supervisors, Mayor Kick Off SFTRU’s Muni 22-Day Riding Challenge (CBS, SFGate, SFBay, KTVU)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Injures Man on Bike on Valencia at 17th Street (Mission Local)
  • Driver Injures Woman “Jaywalking” With Dog on Castro Near 18th Street (Hoodline)
  • Community Meeting Held on Short-Term Street Safety Upgrades on Octavia Boulevard (Hoodline)
  • Driver Fleeing Police Crashes Into Cars at Fifth and Market, Injuring Two (KTVU, CBS, ABC)
  • Man Steals BMW From SoMa Dealership, Crashes Into Parked Car, Gets Arrested (ABC, CBS)
  • Car Towing in SF is So Expensive Because of Costly Yard Rent, Parking Enforcement Salaries (KQED)
  • Antioch Removes Guerrilla Speed Bumps Installed By Mother of Hit-and-Run Victim (NBC, CBS)
  • How Berkeley is Building Housing for People Without Housing for Cars (SF Magazine)
  • Oakland Struggles to Curb Car Sideshows (ABC, People Behaving Badly)
  • Alamedan Op-Ed: Road Diet Would Change Central Avenue’s “Chaotic, Unpredictable” Status Quo
  • Stanley Roberts Finds Drivers Ignoring Red Right-Turn Signal Outside New Alameda In-N-Out

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Today’s Headlines

  • Chronicle‘s Matier & Ross Mourn the 0.05% of Street Parking Spaces Being Re-Purposed for People
  • Speed Camera Legislation Would Let SF Save Lives, as New York City is Doing Already (SFGate, NBC)
  • SFMTA Installs Bike Lanes on Euclid Avenue in Laurel Heights (SFBike)
  • SFMTA to Vote on Watered-Down Plans for Bulb-Outs on Upper Haight Tomorrow (Hoodline)
  • Construction Progresses on a More People-Friendly Block of Bartlett Street in the Mission (Mission)
  • Muni to Conduct Survey on Contested Proposal to Re-Route 33-Stanyan Off of Potrero (Mission Local)
  • SFMTA Seeks Members for Advisory Panel on Plans for Safer Streets, Muni Upgrades
  • Redesigned Rincon Hill Tower Would Still Block Ramp for Bay Bridge Contraflow Bus Lane (SocketSite)
  • Driver Hits Fire Hydrant, Flooding Apartments at Franklin and Filbert in the Marina (ABC)
  • Attorney: Lack of Pedestrian Signal Makes Crossing Dangerous at Van Ness and Fell (SF Examiner)
  • Oakland Hit-Run Car Crash Kills One, Injures Two (SFBay); Hit-Run Ped Crash Deemed Intentional (IBA)
  • San Carlos Grants Money to Study Highway 101 Bike/Ped Bridge at Holly Street (SM Daily Journal)

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Today’s Headlines

  • SFMTA Report [PDF] Concludes Church Street Red Transit Lanes Have Sped Up Muni (Hoodline)
  • CCNY Study Details Dangers of Lax Background Checks for Uber and Lyft Drivers (SF Examiner)
  • Caltrans: 99 Percent of Bay Bridge Tower Rods Pass Tensile Strength Test (KQED, SF Appeal)
  • Motorcyclist Anthony Washington Killed in Crash on Highway 80 Near Crockett (SF Gate)
  • Motorcyclist Karl Halladay Killed in Crash on Moffett Boulevard in Mountain View (SJ Mercury)
  • Meth-Fueled Wrong-Way Bay Bridge Driver Charged Six Months After Crash (SFist, KTVU)
  • Hit-And-Run Murder of Antioch’s Timothy Hudson Prompts Guerrilla Speed Bumps (CBS)
  • SF Bike Messengers Targeted by Professional Thieves (ABC)
  • Toronto-Based TowIt Crowdsourcing App Expands to San Francisco (CBS, Fast Company)
  • Caltrain Grade Separation in San Mateo Needs One Traffic or Parking Lane (SM Daily)
  • Video: 1960’s BART Construction (Muni Diaries)

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Today’s Headlines

  • It’s Official: Bay Area Bike Share Will Expand to 7,000 Bikes (SF Examiner, SJ Mercury, SM Daily)
  • Truck Driver Kills Bicyclist Maria Crozier in Napa County on Her Anniversary (SJ MercurySF Bay)
  • Former Gas Station Land Needed for Central Subway Could Cost City $8 Million (SF Gate)
  • SFO and SFMTA Want New Regulations to Make Uber and Lyft Safer (SF Examiner)
  • More on Bay Bridge Tower Steel Rod Failure (SF Gate, CC TimesSF Bay, CBS)
  • Details on SFMTA Proposal for Cameras to Catch Speeding Drivers (SFist)
  • Driver Strikes and Seriously Injures Man Running Across Market Street (Hoodline, SF Gate)
  • Reckless Driver Injures Person in Berkeley After 30-Mile Police Chase (Berkeleyside)
  • Road Diet on Branham Lane Will Slow Car Traffic Better Than Traffic Signal (SJ Mercury)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Software Error Forces Muni Metro to Suspend Double Berthing (SF Examiner, SF Bay, KTVU)
  • Mayor Lee Supports State Law to Allow Cameras That Catch Speeding Drivers (SF Chronicle)
  • Three Muni Passengers Robbed and Injured in Separate Incidents (SF Examiner)
  • Chemical Tests Find Hydrogen Bubble Manufacturing Defects in Failed BART Rail (SF Examiner)
  • Bay Area Bike Share in Three Peninsula Cities Extended For One Year (Green Caltrain)
  • South San Francisco City Staff Recommend Against Residential Parking Permit Program (SM Daily)
  • Driver Killed in Solo Crash on Highway 680 Identified as 58-Year-Old Dennis Rohrbach (SJ Mercury)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Muni’s Standards for Disabled Passenger Access Exceed ADA Requirements (SF Examiner)
  • Three-Day Construction Closure for Doyle Drive Traffic Expansion Project Delayed (SJ Mercury)
  • 2015 Bike-Friendly Businesses: Epsilon, Hipmunk, WaterSmart, Asian Art Museum (SFBC)
  • Party Bus Driver Strikes Pedestrian in SOMA, Causing Head Injuries (SF Examiner)
  • Drunk Driver Arrested After Head-On Crash That Hospitalized Brisbane Senior (SM Daily)
  • Driver Killed in Highway 680 Crash in Fremont Saturday Morning (SJ Mercury)
  • Fatal Crash Early Saturday Morning on Highway 101 in Marin County (ABC)
  • VTA Board Approval of Highway 85 Expansion Delayed by Cities’ Lawsuit (SJ Mercury)
  • Video: Change Lanes or Slow Down When Passing Tow Trucks (YouTube)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Muni Subway Double Berthing Only for Three Stations During Peak Commute Hours (SF Examiner)
  • Woman Killed, Another Person Hospitalized in East San Jose Crash on Piedmont Road (SJ Mercury)
  • Drunk Driver Charged With Murder of Mother and Baby in May 2 Livermore Crash (CBS)
  • Drunk Driver Who Killed His Four Passengers in May 12 Gilroy Crash Arrested (CBS)
  • Video: Ride of Silence in Memory of Those Killed or Injured Cycling on SF Streets (Mission Local)
  • Transit Riders and Businesses Protest Removal of Muni Bus Stops (SF Examiner)
  • SFMTA Public Hearing Friday Morning on Safety Improvements for Hayes Valley Streets (Hoodline)
  • Proposal to Cap Bernal Cut With New Park Would Reunite Bernal Heights And Glen Park (Bernalwood)
  • Memorial Day Weekend Closure of Presidio Parkway for Construction Postponed (SF Gate)
  • High Speed Rail Could Serve San Francisco By 2024, Pay for Caltrain Level Boarding Upgrade (GC)
  • BART Says Manufacturing Defect Responsible for Broken Rail That Delayed Trains (CBS)
  • Los Gatos Joins Saratoga and Cupertino in Lawsuit Against Highway 85 Widening Project (SJ Mercury)

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