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Today’s Headlines

  • Bicyclist Suffers Major Injuries After Crashing into Pole at Jones and Turk (CBS)
  • SF Arts Commission Won’t Block Van Ness BRT Funds Over “Wavy” Shelter Design (SFBay)
  • SFMTA Installing Transit Signal Priority Devices on Geary Ahead of Bus Rapid Transit (Richmond)
  • More on the Report Showing That Disabled Parking Placards Cost SF $22M Last Year (CBSSFBay)
  • Transbay Developer Tax Dispute Remains Unsettled (Biz); Candlestick Point to Get a Mall (CBS, Curbed)
  • Sup. Wiener Pushes for City, Not Property Owners, to Continue Street Tree Maintenance (SFGate)
  • New Petition Against GG Bridge Bike/Ped Toll (Weekly); Bay Bridge Demolition Delayed Over Birds (CBS)
  • Airport Shuttlers (SFGate) and Cabbies (Exam) Protest Unfair Fees and Regs Compared to “Ride-Share”
  • Oakland Airport Connector Opens on Saturday (CBS)
  • Driver Charged With Murder of Boy in San Leandro (NBC); Driver Knocks Out Power in Richmond (CoCo)
  • DUI Driver Faces Charges for Backing Over and Killing Woman, 84, in San Mateo Drive-Thru (SFGate)
  • Is Nothing Sacred? Drive-Thru Prayer is Now a Thing in Fremont (NBC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Drivers Injure Woman at 25th and Utah (CBS), Man Outside Broadway Tunnel (KTVU)
  • Drivers Collide With J-Church Trains on San Jose Ave Trackway (BW), at Church and Market (KTVU)
  • New Bay Area Bike Share Owners Promise 7,000 Bikes by 2030 (CBS)
  • Disabled Parking Placards Cost SF $22.7M Last Year (SFGate)
  • Van Ness BRT Federal Funds Threatened Because SF Arts Commission Dislikes Shelter Design (SFBay)
  • C.W. Nevius Sticks Up for a Condo Owner Who Has to Pay a Parcel Tax on His Parking Space (SFGate)
  • SF Cabbies Say Business Hasn’t Dropped as Much as SFMTA Reported (SF Examiner)
  • Willie Brown: “Ride-Share” is Not Sharing; Western Bay Bridge Bike/Ped Path is a “Great Idea” (SFGate)
  • Golden Gate Bridge to Close to Cars for Weekend in January; Buses, Bikes, Peds Still Allowed (SFGate)
  • Oakland Airport BART Parking Lot to Charge $1 a Day (SFBay); Airport Shuttle Workers Strike (KTVU)
  • Driver Kills Blind Berkeley Man, 47-Yr-Old Mithaq Salem, Crossing the Street for Daily Prayers (ABC)
  • You’ll Never Guess Who Hosted the SF Bicycle Coalition’s Winterfest (Twitter)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Falling Trees Seriously Injure One Man, Damage Muni Wires and Several Cars  (KTVU, SFBay, ABC)
  • Sup. Kim Looks to Ban Tour Bus Drivers From Also Narrating After Pedestrian Death at City Hall (CBS)
  • More On-Street Car-Share Parking Spaces Roll Out in Hayes Valley (Hoodline)
  • USF Political Science Prof: SF Voters Must Support Their Transit-First Priorities With Solutions (SFGate)
  • “Carma” Allows Bay Bridge Commuters to Casual Carpool Through an App (CBS)
  • More on the Study to Look at Cheaper Bike/Ped Path on West Span of Bay Bridge (KQED)
  • San Jose Police to Increase Traffic Enforcement Focused on Pedestrian Safety (NBC)
  • Cupertino Parents Continue Push for Safer Streets After Teen Was Killed on Bike by Big Rig Driver (NBC)
  • Palo Alto Council Wants Higher Transit Tax on 2016 Ballot in Santa Clara County (Biz Times)
  • Caltrain Won’t Need to Be Run by SamTrans After Contractual Ownership Expires in 2016 (GC)
  • Free Shuttle Begins Service in South SF, Thanks to Grant from San Mateo County (SF Examiner)
  • SMART Moves Toward 2016 Opening With Work on Tracks, Bridges, Tunnels  (Marin IJ)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Toll Authority Grants Study of a Cheaper Bike/Ped Path on Bay Bridge West Span (CBS, CoCoSFGate)
  • More on the Wrong-Way Bay Bridge Wreck: 9 Wrong-Way Drivers Reported on Bridge This Year (KTVU)
  • Car-Free Housing Planned for Two Tenderloin Parking Lots in Existence Since 1917 (Curbed SF)
  • SF-Native Journalist Suggests “Manhattanizing” Candlestick Point (SF Public Press)
  • Market Street Prototyping Art Piece to Depict Creeks That Ran Under Streets Near City Hall (CityLab)
  • More on “Chariot,” the Crowd-Sourced Shuttle Service Looking to Expand Quickly (CBS, KQED)
  • People Behaving Badly: UCSF Shuttle Drivers Fail to Stop at Caltrain Railroad Crossings
  • Cities Around the Bay Area Voted for Smart Growth in Last Week’s Election (SPUR)
  • Caltrain’s Bicycle Advisory Committee Needs a Volunteer to Represent SF (Mission Local)
  • Palo Alto Approves a Residential Parking Permit Program (PA Online)
  • San Rafael School Bus Driver Seriously Injures Library Volunteer (Marin IJ)
  • Vigil Held for Teen Killed in Crosswalk in San Leandro by Driver Fleeing Police (ABC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Studies Show Car Traffic in SF is Declining, Whether Drivers Believe it or Not (SF Weekly)
  • Bay Area Bike Share’s Expansion Delay Allows for Choice for Better Technology (SF Examiner)
  • “Jaywalking” Man Hit by SUV Driver for Hire on 22nd at Valencia Street (Mission Local)
  • If Your NextMuni Prediction Changes, it’s Likely Because of Cars (SF Weekly)
  • Transbay Developers’ Lawyer May Have “Conflict of Interest” — and it Isn’t Willie Brown (SFGate – Scroll)
  • SF Green Cab Pulls All 16 Taxis Off Streets After Losing Insurer Over Crash Losses (KQED)
  • SF Planning Department Releases Video Explaining the Facts of the Housing Crisis (Youtube)
  • Bay Bridge Bike/Ped Path to Close Periodically for Yerba Buena Island Extension Construction (CBS)
  • Caltrans Officials Look at Bay Bridge’s Safety Features After Wrong-Way Driving Crash (CBS)
  • Homeless Advocates Stage “Sleep-In” at Powell Station to Protest BART’s Sit-Lie Ban (SFGate)
  • Man Attempts Suicide by Jumping on to BART Tracks at North Berkeley Station (Berkeleyside)
  • San Jose Woman, 74, Killed in Crosswalk by Driver in City’s 38th Traffic Death This Year (KTVU, KRON)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Could Planning Commission Pres Fill Chiu’s Supe Seat? (Examiner); Avalos: Ed Lee is “Beatable” (CBS)
  • The Hairball Still Sucks, and There Still Aren’t Any Plans to Change it (Potrero View)
  • Jarrett Walker Backs Muni’s Efforts to Replace Stop Signs With Transit-Priority Signals (Human Transit)
  • SFMTA Planner and Fellow Muni Riders Help Child Get Stolen Phone Back (SFGate)
  • SFMTA Explains How NextMuni GPS Works (Moving SF)
  • “Chariot” Crowdsources Private Shuttle Routes Muni Doesn’t Serve (TechCrunch)
  • SF Weekly‘s Joe Eskenazi Reminds Everyone that Meters Still Work on Veteran’s Day
  • SPUR: Urbanism Triumphed in Bay Area Elections
  • VTA to Delay Funding Application for Santa Clara BART Stations; Community Meetings Coming (GC)
  • New VTA Report Shows El Camino Real BRT Could Be Almost as Fast as Driving (Peninsula)
  • Man Sought After Pulling Gun During Parking Lot Road-Rage Incident in Palo Alto (NBC)
  • CAHSR Construction Will Proceed, Despite Worries Over Republican Majority in Congress (KQED)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Safe Streets Advocates Rally at City Hall (SFBay, Goebel, SFGate, NBC), Call for Tour Driver Regs (CBS)
  • Passage of Props A and B to Boost Muni; Prop L Backer “Not Surprised” it Failed (SF Examiner)
  • Muni Buses Suffered $140,000 in Damage From World Series Rioters (SF Examiner)
  • Transbay Transit Center Construction Clears Ground Level (CBS)
  • 3-Ft Bike Passing Law Said to Spread Awareness in Marin, Has Been Used in Two SF Cases (Marin IJ)
  • People Behaving Badly: SF Neighbors Paint Fake Red Curb Zones Near Private Driveways
  • Flywheel Coffee to Pursue Parklet on Stanyan (HL);  Castro Merchants Protect Rainbow Crosswalks (HL)
  • Draft EIR Released for Potrero Public Housing Redevelopment Set to Build a New Street Grid (Curbed)
  • GG Bridge Movable Barrier Work Squeezes Traffic (NBC); Wrong-Way Driver on Bay Bridge (SFBay)
  • East Bay BRT Gets Federal Grant (KTVU, SFGate); Oakland Airport Connector to Open Nov 22 (ABC)
  • Caltrain Electrification Delayed Two Years to 2021; Costs Go Up (Green Caltrain, SM Daily, Examiner)
  • Half Moon Bay Residents Protest Extended Closure of Corroded Bike/Ped Bridge (SF Examiner)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Lori Helmer, 51, Killed by GG Transit Bus Driver While Jogging at Lombard and Van Ness (ABC, Exam)
  • Joseph Jeffrey, 54, Dies of Injuries After Being Intentionally Hit by Driver He Told to Slow Down (SFGate)
  • 35-Year-Old Henok Ayel ID’d as Man Killed After Falling Off Truck at Mason and Turk (SFGate)
  • 110 More On-Street Car-Share Spaces Coming Soon Across the City (SFGate)
  • Uber CEO Talks About Challenges of Opposition From City, Taxi Drivers, Competitors (Vanity Fair)
  • More on the Market Street Prototyping Festival Ideas Coming in April (ABC)
  • Ed Lee, the Mayor Who Said He Wouldn’t Run, Announces Intent to Run for Re-Election (SF Examiner)
  • Woman in her 30s Killed by BART Train at San Leandro Station (ABCKTVU, NBC)
  • Speeding SUV Driver in Oakland Plows Through Parked Car and Utility Pole Into Home (NBC)
  • SamTrans Looks to Get More Seniors and Youth to Take the Bus (Peninsula)
  • Cupertino Residents Pack Workshop on Safer Bike Lanes After Teen’s Death (NBC)
  • East Palo Alto Seeks Input on Design for Bike/Ped Bridge Over Highway 101 (Cyclelicious)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Man, 35, Falls Off 18-Wheel Truck, Gets Run Over and Killed at Mason and Turk (ABC, KRON, Examiner)
  • Driver Seriously Injures Pedestrian at Columbus and Green Streets in North Beach (KTVU)
  • Muni to Hold Meeting Tonight on Speeding Up 28 Line With Bus Bulbs, Fewer Stops on 19th Ave (SFBay)
  • SFDPW to Smooth Asphalt With “Micro-Surfacing” on 250 Blocks Over Next Two Months (SFGate)
  • Electronic Traffic Sign Used for Presidio Parkway Work Gets Removed After Lingering on Geary (SFGate)
  • Mark Zuckerberg’s Construction Trucks Block Traffic on 21st St and Guerrero (Mission Local)
  • “Light Rail” Installation Will Illuminate on Market When BART Trains Pass Underneath (East Bay Express)
  • Nick Josefowitz Plans to Clean Up BART After Unseating 24-Year Board Member James Fang (Examiner)
  • TransForm: Election Was a “Clean Sweep for Transportation Choices” in the Bay Area
  • Berkeley Voters Shoot Down Measure R, a Bid to Curb Downtown Developments (Business Times)
  • SamTrans Looks to Improve Connections to Caltrain in Plan Update (Green Caltrain)
  • San Bruno, Menlo Park Voters Approve Density Near Caltrain (PTA); San Carlos Transit Village OK’d (DJ)

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Today’s Headlines

  • SF Voters Reject Prop L, Approve Transpo Funding Props A and B; Alameda County Passes BB (SFGate)
  • Nick Josefowitz Unseats 24-Year Incumbent James Fang on BART Board (SF Examiner)
  • SF Cab Drivers Officially Unionized, Fight Continues Against Uber, Lyft, Sidecar (SF Examiner)
  • Twitter Plans to Build Sky Bridge to Connect Two Headquarter Buildings Over Stevenson Alleyway (Biz)
  • Free Shuttle Takes Bottle Collectors to SF’s Shrinking Number of Recycling Facilities (SF Examiner)
  • Nested Birds Part of Rising Cost of Bay Bridge Demo (ABC); Water Leaks Threaten Corrosion (SFGate)
  • Carl Dubose Charged With Murder in Road Rage Shooting That Killed Mother in Oakland (CoCo Times)
  • Bike Couriers Thrive in Oakland, Despite Predictions of Doom From Internet and Apps (East Bay Express)
  • Bike East Bay Distributes Lights to Night Riders (Oakland North), In Time for Daylight Savings (KTVU)
  • Business Times Explains Why Planned San Jose, Alumn Rock BART Stations Could Be Eliminated
  • Man Struck by Amtrak Train in San Leandro (SFGate); Teen Boy Killed by Caltrain in Palo Alto (SFGate)
  • Malikyar Mirwais, 48, Found Dead on BART Tracks Near Concord Station (SFGate)

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