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Today’s Headlines

  • Chinatown Community, Walk SF Demand Safer Streets at Stockton and Sacramento (ExamABC)
  • Stanley Roberts Shames “Jaywalkers” on Stockton, Cyclists Running Stop Sign at Three-Way Intersection
  • Supes Approve $15M Settlement for Family of Woman Killed by Rec and Parks Driver in Holly Park (ABC)
  • C.W. Nevius: Are Big Tech Conventions at Moscone Center Worth the Headaches for Drivers? (SFGate)
  • Activist Fran Taylor Blasts Prop L in SFBG Op-Ed; SPUR Issues Ballot Recommendations
  • Castro Street History Walk Pavers Installed (Hoodline)
  • Lots of Great Events to Bike to in SF This Weekend (SFGate)
  • New Electric Bike Super Store Robbed in the Fillmore (ABC)
  • Caltrain Riders to See Paper Fare Increase, Scheduled Construction-Related Delays (Daily Journal)
  • Former San Mateo Mayor: Outgoing Caltrain/SamTrans Chief Scanlon is “Close to Indispensable” (SMDJ)
  • Palo Alto Plans Widen Road, Make “Multi-Modal Improvements” on Page Mill Road at 280 (NBC)
  • Mill Valley Jumps on Installation of $400K Bike Path Roundabout After Pedestrian Injury (MarinIJ)

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Today’s Headlines

  • 2 Muni Crashes Injure 5: #44, Tour Bus Collide in GG Park; Driver Cuts Off T-Third in Bayview (KTVU)
  • SFBG: Mega-Lobbyist Willie Brown Doesn’t Need Chron Column
  • SFPD Writing 62% More Citations This Year, as Part of Vision Zero Safety Efforts (CBS)
  • New Paint Jobs: Red Bus Lane on Haight Near Market (Hoodline); Rainbow Crosswalks on Castro (SFist)
  • More on BART’s Late-Night Bus Pilot (CBS, NBC)
  • Bernal Heights Resident: Revive Bus Service on Cesar Chavez to Caltrain (Bernalwood)
  • Non-Profit That Turned Muni Bus Into Mobile Shower for Homeless Needs a Second Bus (IndieGoGo)
  • (Illegal) Uber and Lyft Carpool Apps Increasingly Popular (Biz Times)
  • Caltrans Says Moist Bay Bridge Bolts Are Just Fine (CBSKTVU, SFGate)
  • Caltrain and CHSR Agree to Coordinate on Level Boarding at Stations (Green Caltrain)
  • Family of Girl Killed in Bike Crash Settles Lawsuits Against Driver, Novato (KTVU)
  • People Behaving Badly: Motorcycle Sideshows Block Traffic in Oakland

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Today’s Headlines

  • 18-Year-Old Man on Bike Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver at Embarcadero and Harrison (SF Examiner)
  • SFMTA Plans Pedestrian Safety Improvements at Sacramento and Stockton (KTVU)
  • BART to Test Expanded Late-Night Bus Service (SFGate)
  • Federal Grant to SFMTA Will Pay for Longer, Articulated Buses (SFGate)
  • D.A. Gascón Concerned Over “Ride-Share” Safety (Examiner); Uber CEO Won’t Wait for Regulators (NBC)
  • Google Bus Drivers Work Long Hours for Low Pay (SFGate)
  • Castro Street Getting Rainbow Crosswalks This Week (Hoodline)
  • Oakland City Councilman Wants Sideshow Crackdown After Weekend Crash (KTVU)
  • Joseph and Anna Stivala Identified as Couple Killed in San Mateo SamTrans Collision (Daily Journal)
  • Drunk Driver Crashes into Family’s Backyard in Concord (KTVU)
  • Millbrae BART Housing Moves Forward with Environmental Impact Report (Daily Journal)
  • More Bike Riders Counted Along San Jose’s Trails (Cyclelicious)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Sup. Scott Weiner Calls Hearing to Address Near-Term Muni Light Rail Fixes (SF Examiner)
  • Feds Give SFMTA $9M to Buy 12 New Muni Buses (KTVU)
  • Five Years After Google Buses Arrived In Noe Valley, Do Pros Outweigh Cons?
  • California PUC Hearing Will Reevaluate Regulations on Ride-Share Companies (Biz Times)
  • Taxi Companies Prepare for Slow Business This Winter (SF Examiner)
  • Anonymous Man in Safety Vest Directs Traffic at 3rd and Howard (SFist)
  • More on Collision that Ended High-Speed Chase Through Downtown SF (SF AppealDaily Journal)
  • Sunday Streets in Excelsior Welcomed by Some Neighbors (SFGate)
  • New Bay Bridge Already Corroding? (SFGate); People Behaving Badly: Tourists Drive GoCar on Bridge
  • GG Bridge District Strike Means Crowded Buses, Bridge Traffic (ABC, CBS)
  • Van Driver, Passenger Killed After Crashing into SamTrans Bus in San Mateo (ABC, KRON, SF Examiner)
  • Oakland Wins $3.2 Million Grant For Bike/Pedestrian Bridge at Lake Merritt (East Bay Express)

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Today’s Headlines

  • High-Speed Chase Ends in Three-Car Crash, Shooting at California and Battery (CBS, SF Examiner)
  • More on Tax Battle With Transbay Developers (SFGate, SF Appeal)
  • Civic Center BART to Get New Bike Station, Tripling Bike Capacity (KQED)
  • BART Increases Security Patrols After ISIS Threatens U.S. Subways (CBS)
  • GG Bridge District Transit, Ferry Workers Go on Strike Today (KQED, KTVU, Biz Times, SF Examiner)
  • Three-Foot Bicycle Buffer, Cycle Track, Bus Rack Legislation Explained by SF Examiner
  • SF Bicycle Coalition Explains How Prop L Would Hurt Bike Safety, Infrastructure, Funding
  • District Attorney Threatens Legal Action Against Sidecar, Lyft, Uber for Misrepresentation (KQED, NBC)
  • SF Apparel Firm Designs Jacket for Germophobic Transit Riders (CBS)
  • SPUR Wants Feedback on Ocean Beach Open Space Designs
  • Bay Bridge Demolition Remains on Schedule for 2018 (KTVU)
  • Burlingame Considers App-Based Parking Management for Downtown (SF Examiner)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Another Pedestrian Injured at Dangerous Stockton and Sacramento, Where Woman Was Killed (KTVU)
  • KQED Forum Discusses Transbay Developer Tax Dispute; More From CBSSFBay, KTVU
  • “Street Fight” Author Jason Henderson Gives His Take on Transpo Props A, B, and L (SFBG)
  • Bay Area Bike Share Bikes Can’t Be Replaced While Manufacturers Are Insolvent (Weekly, SFist)
  • Castro Street Getting Its New Palm Trees and Street Lights (Hoodline)
  • Woman Who Drove With Parking Officer on Hood Pleads Not Guilty (KTVU)
  • Chris Daly Says He Didn’t Leave Union Director Position Because of Its Prop L Endorsement (SFist)
  • NY Times Columnist: Politics of Public Projects in SF Are Like the Show “Parks and Recreation”
  • D10 Watch Says Re-Striped Stretch of Jerrold Ave in Bayview With Center Turn Lane is Dangerous
  • Golden Gate Bridge District Transit, Ferry Workers May Strike Tomorrow (Marin IJ, ABC)
  • How Not to Save Lives: Berkeley Police Sting Pedestrians Crossing Against Lights (Berkeleyside)
  • Almanac: Menlo Park Officer Giving Kid Ride Home Highlights Dangers of Walking to School

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Today’s Headlines

  • Supes Approve Original Transbay Tax Deal, But Developers Could Sue (KQED, SFGate, CBS, Exam)
  • SFBC Releases New Video Explaining the Bike Rules of the Road
  • SFMTA to Hold “Safer Market Street” Community Meeting on Car Restrictions Tuesday (SFBC)
  • Service Employees Union, Usually Progressive, Surprisingly Endorses Cars-First Prop L (SFBG)
  • Person Filmed Bicycling on the Bay Bridge, Which Has No Bike Infrastructure to Be Found (SF Weekly)
  • No Traffic Jams After SoMa Off-Ramp Closure (CBS); Stanley Roberts Features Drivers Blocking the Box
  • Car-Free 43-Unit Housing Development Proposed at Market and Gough Streets (Curbed)
  • KALW Looks at Paratransit, the Way Many Seniors Get Around SF
  • Bikes, Toilets, and Seating Compete for Space in Design of Caltrain’s New Electric Trains (Cyclelicious)
  • GG Bridge District Workers Plan Another Strike Later This Week (KTVUSFBGKRON)
  • Deadline Approaches for Large Bay Area Companies to Institute Commuter Benefits Program (KRON)
  • Apple’s Planned Car-Centric Cupertino Campus is Far From the “Greenest on the Planet” (Treehugger)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Supes Vote Today on Transbay Development Tax, but Some Developers May Have Backed Out (SFGate)
  • Chronicle: Transbay Compromise “Unwarranted”; 48 Hills: Developers Must Pay More for Transit Growth
  • Housing Advocates, Human Services Network Join Mayor-Funded BeyondChron Against Wiener’s Prop B
  • “Political Activist” Op-Ed: Prop A Hides Its Long-Term Cost, While Prop B is Transparent (SF Examiner)
  • Bay Bridge Off-Ramp at Folsom Closes for Re-Alignment to Build Housing, Make Street Safer (ABC)
  • Pair Files Federal Lawsuit Against SFMTA Over False Disabled Parking Placard Ticket (SF Examiner)
  • More on the Woman Who Drove With a Parking Control Officer on Her Hood (KRON)
  • Nevermind Facts: KTVU Says Drivers are “Bracing for the Impact” of One Car-Share Parking Space
  • Cabbies Team Up With SFMTA Against “Ride-Share” Companies (SFGate)
  • MTC-Funded “Carma” App Offers Special Rebate for Bay Bridge Carpoolers (Exam); Lyft Buys “Hitch” (Biz)
  • Friends of Caltrain to Host Forum on Level-Boarding, Electric Fleet Design Decisions (Green Caltrain)
  • Berkeley Man Killed on Bike in Crash With Driver (Berkeleyside); Residents Call for Slower Traffic (KTVU)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Driver Arrested for Killing Pei Fong Yim, 78, in Crosswalk North of Stockton Tunnel (KTVU, ABC)
  • Woman Drives With Parking Control Officer on Hood, Almost Entering Central Freeway (Hoodline)
  • Car Flipped on Oak at Divisadero; SFPD Officer: “An Accident is All it Was” (Hoodline)
  • Pedestrian, Muni Rider Injured After 71 Bus Driver Hits Person Walking at Market and Seventh (Appeal)
  • Mayor Signs Contract for New Muni Trains (SFGate, CBS); Current Trains Used to Collect Data (Exam)
  • Park(ing) Day Returns (Curbed, CBS), But it May Be Vanishing in the Age of Parklets (Mission Local)
  • The Richmond’s First On-Street Car-Share Parking Spaces Are Being Installed (Richmond SF)
  • Many of SFMTA’s Parking Meters Still Say Parking is Not Free on Sundays (CBS)
  • Update on the Castro Street Revamp (Hoodline); Sidewalks to Feature Castro History Facts (BAR)
  • Why Castro Street Was Connected to Divisadero Street (Hoodline)
  • Perspectives From Oakland and Berkeley on CA’s New Three-Foot Bike Passing Law (Oakland North)
  • Man Killed by Driver in South SF While Walking on Road Without Sidewalks or Lights (KTVU)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Mayor Lee’s Cryptic Dismissal of Cars-First Prop L: “I’m Not Worried About it” (SFGate)
  • SF Celebrates Its Ninth Park(ing) Day Today (CBS)
  • Driver Plummets Over Cliff, Crashes into Yellow Taxi Lot in Potrero Hill (KRON)
  • Stolen Car Driver Crashes Into Other Driver at Bryant and 18th, is in Critical Condition (Mission Local)
  • Haight Street Contra-Flow Bus Lane, Bulb-Outs at Market Street to Be Completed in October (Hoodline)
  • SFBC Survey Identifies Embarcadero’s Most Dangerous Intersections, Top Concerns Among Members
  • New Cruise Ship Terminal Opens at Pier 27  (SFGate)
  • State Insurance, Collision Liability Standards for Uber, Lyft Drivers Signed by Governor Brown (SF Appeal)
  • Eight-Car Wreck Closes Eastbound Hwy 80 in Emeryville (SFGate)
  • SMART Board Rejects Grand Jury Recommendations on Financial Oversight, Delays (Press Democrat)
  • Survey Finds 91 Percent of Marin, Sonoma County Residents Would Use SMART (MarinIJ)
  • San Jose Moving Forward With Downtown Ban on Sidewalk Biking (Cyclelicious)

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