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Today’s Headlines

  • SF’s First Block of Raised Bike Lane to Be Included as Part of Mission/Valencia Plaza Project (SFBC)
  • Earthquake Causes Roads to Buckle; Amtrak, ACE Briefly Suspend Trains (SFGateSF ExaminerCBS)
  • SF, BART Could Do a Better Job of Making Transit Easy for Tourists to Navigate (SFGate)
  • Lorysha Gage to Return to Court on Charges for Leaving Niece, Mi’yana Gregory in Crosswalk (Exam)
  • SFPUC to Unveil Final Designs for Rain Gardens, Bike/Ped Upgrades Near Baker Beach (Richmond)
  • Curbed SF Complains That More Parking Didn’t Somehow Appear With Fort Mason Pier’s Renovation
  • CHP Pursues Drivers Shown in Youtube Videos Doing “Sideshows” On GG Bridge, Waldo Tunnel (PBB)
  • Reduction in Toll Takers on Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Blamed for Car Backups (CBS)
  • San Rafael Asks if Residents Want “Quiet Zones” for SMART Trains to Mute Horns (Marin IJ)
  • State Requires Google’s Self-Driving Cars to Include Steering Wheels (WSJ, SF Business Times)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Mayor Lee’s Lash at Supes Over Transit Funding Shows It’s “No More Mr. Nice Guy” (SFGate)
  • Mi’yana Gregory’s Great Grandmothers Disagree on Charges for Aunt Who Left Her in Crosswalk (ABC)
  • Cathedral Hill Neighbors Fight Proposed 262-Unit Tower With 262 Parking Spaces on Post (Curbed)
  • Some Uber Services Now Accessible Through United Airlines App at SFO (SF Examiner)
  • CHP Cracks Down on Tech Buses, Tour Buses Speeding on Peninsula Highways (PBB)
  • San Mateo Continues Planning for Highway 101 Ped/Bike Bridge at Hillsdale Blvd (SM Daily Journal)
  • Growing Redwood City Considers Development Fees to Fund Programs to Reduce Driving (PTA)
  • Atherton Adds Green Paint to Bike Lane Merging Zone on Middlefield Road (Almanac)
  • Street at Woodside School Gets Crosswalk Upgrades, Narrower Traffic Lanes, New Foot Path (Almanac)
  • Suspected Driver Arrested in San Jose Hit-and-Run That Killed Man Crossing Senter Road (KTVU)
  • Santa Clara Neighbor Says Dangerous Intersection Needs to Be Fixed By Adding Lanes (KRON)
  • Back to School: San Leandro Police Yell at Students for “Distracted Walking” (KTVU)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Driver Runs Red Light, Crashes Into Van at Oak and Octavia; Three Injured (Hoodline)
  • Muni 71 Bus and CPMC Shuttle Crash at Haight and Scott Streets (Hoodline)
  • Family of Crash Victim Mi’Yana Gregory, 2, Launches Fundraiser for Funeral (SF WeeklyKTVU)
  • SFBG ”Street Fight” Columnist Jason Henderson on Prop L, Amtrak, Portland, and Bike Touring
  • Creator of App That Fights Parking Tickets Complains SF’s Parking Rules Are “Unethical” (SFBG)
  • Bike Service That Delivers Leftover Food to Clinics Gets More Business From Tech Companies (SFGate)
  • Arizmendi Launches Indiegogo Campaign for Second Parklet at Its Bakery on Valencia (Mission Local)
  • Transit-Oriented Development in the Avenues Envisioned in the “Sunset Blueprint” (Curbed)
  • BART Civic Center Station Stairs Still Littered With Poop (SFGate); BART SJ Extension Funded (KTVU)
  • Caltrain Takes a Closer Look at Level Platform Boarding (Green Caltrain)
  • East Bay Officials Celebrate New Trail From Concord to Pleasanton, Pitch Transpo Measure BB (PW)
  • More on the Pedestrian and Bike Projects to Be Funded by CA’s Active Transportation Program (GJEL)

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Today’s Headlines

  • SFPD Arrests Aunt of Mi’yana Gregory, 2, for Child Endangerment After Leaving Her in Crosswalk (KTVU)
  • SFMTA Board Approves Free Muni Passes for Special Education Students Ages 19 to 22 (SF Examiner)
  • Newly-Completed McCoppin Hub Plaza Gets Photo Gallery to Display History as Transit Hub (M Local)
  • People Behaving Badly: Sideshow Stops Traffic on Golden Gate Bridge
  • Muni Metro, Cable Car Breakdowns Caused by “Drizzly Conditions” During Morning Commute (Examiner)
  • Power Outage at Millbrae Station Delays BART During Morning Commute (CBS)
  • Uber Hires Former Obama Campaign Strategist to Help Tackle “Big Taxi Cartel” (Biz Times)
  • San Jose’s Dangerous Senter Rd Sees Two Pedestrian Hit-and-Runs Within 24 Hrs (CBS, KRON, ABC)
  • 22-Year-Old DUI Driver Crashes, Burns Vehicle in Eight-Car Collision in San Jose (NBC)
  • 36-Year-Old Man Who Rammed Other Driver in South SF Fails to Appear in Court (SF Examiner)
  • Driver Fleeing Police Crashes Into Cafe in Sausalito (KTVUSFGateNBC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Buffered Bike Lanes Installed on Ortega Street in Outer Sunset Safe Routes to Schools Project (SFBC)
  • More on SFPD’s Back-to-School Traffic Enforcement (KTVUWeekly); Muni on School Schedule (Exam)
  • SFMTA to Host Public Hearing on Van Ness BRT Changes This Friday (Hoodline)
  • Film Festival Focuses on Raising Awareness About Safer Streets in SF and Worldwide (SFBG)
  • GJEL Partners With Select Bike Shops to Provide Free Helmet With Purchase of Child’s Bike
  • More on 28-Year-Old Man Struck While Hailing Cab at Mission and 24th Streets (CBSSF Examiner)
  • “Uber Effect”: Strangers Getting Into Random Cars, Thinking They’re for Hire (ValleyWag)
  • Two BART Board Seats Face Challengers, While Two Other Incumbents Run Unopposed (CoCo Times)
  • False Report of Struck Man Halts Caltrain for One Hour Over Weekend (SF Appeal)
  • Motorcyclist Killed After Fleeing Car Sideshow Near Bay Bridge in Oakland (CBS, KRON)
  • Elderly Cyclist Attacked by Three Men on Armed Robbery Rampage in East Palo Alto (Mercury News)
  • Hit-and-Run Driver Who Killed Man in San Jose Remains At Large (CBS)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Mi’yana Gregory, 2, Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver at Mission and Fifth; Vigil Held (KTVU, ABCSFGate)
  • Life Support Removed for Zachary Watson, Hit on Sidewalk in Stolen Car Wreck (SFGate)
  • Man Hailing Cab at Mission and 24th Hit by Driver While Police Conduct Pedestrian Sting Nearby (ABC)
  • Two People Riding One Bicycle Seriously Injured by FedEx Truck Driver at Market and Kearny (CBS)
  • SFPD Says It’ll Beef Up Traffic Enforcement Around Schools as Kids Go Back This Week (Walk SF)
  • Assemblyman Ammiano, Other Democrats Suddenly Oppose Charging for Disabled Parking (SFGate)
  • SF Examiner Looks at the State of Fare Enforcement on Muni
  • Transit-Oriented Redevelopments Move Forward in ParkMerced (SFGate), at Transbay Center (ABC)
  • One Last Traffic Jam Sends Off Car-Oriented Candlestick Park at Paul McCartney Concert (SFGate)
  • Chronicle Reporters Race by Car, Transit to Levi’s Stadium (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6); 49ers Add Bike Info (Cycle)
  • Tech Bus Drivers Get Meager Wages for Tiring Work (USA Today)
  • Two-Year-Old Anijah Walker Killed by Driver in Oakland Parking Lot (SFGate)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Facing “Ride-Share” App Competition, SF Taxi Drivers Vote to Unionize (SF Examiner)
  • More From the Meeting Where the SF Democratic Party Rejected Cars-First Prop L (SFBG)
  • After Some Delay, Castro Street Construction Continues With Concrete Pouring (Castro Biscuit)
  • People Behaving Badly: Drivers Illegally Park and Snap Photos of Mrs. Doubtfire House While Driving
  • SFMTA and Collection Agency Issue Some Parking Tickets to Wrong Drivers (KTVU)
  • Car-Free Mixed-Use Development Planned for Car Wash at 10th and Harrison in SoMa (SocketSite)
  • Planning Begins for Mission Bay Warriors Arena With 700-Car Garage (SF ExaminerBiz Times)
  • Overwhelming Car Traffic Makes Fans Late to Paul McCartney Concert at Candlestick Park (CBS)
  • Suspicious Package Found at Richmond BART Create Major Delays for Passengers (CBS)
  • 49ers Confident More Parking, Extra Trains Will Ease Congestion for Game at Levi’s (Mercury 1, 2)
  • How to Make Levi’s Stadium Trips to More Affordable? Take Transit or Carpool (CBS)
  • Nearly Four-Fifths of CA’s Electric Car Rebates Go to Households Earning Over $100,000 (LA Times)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Mayor Lee Says He Doesn’t Have a Position On Wiener’s Transit Funding Measure (SFBG)
  • SF Weekly: ”There is Scant Empirical, Historical, or Even Anecdotal Evidence” Behind Lee’s Strategy
  • Locals Voice Gentrification Fears at Open House on Improving Mission Street (Mission Local)
  • Former SFBC Director Dave Snyder: Leah Shahum Was a “Special Talent” From the Beginning (CalBike)
  • More From the D10 Supervisor Race Forum Where Candidates Weighed in on Transpo Issues (Potrero)
  • Uber’s Extreme Surge Pricing Could Return for Paul McCartney Concert (ABC)
  • More on Uber’s Fight With Lyft and Campaign Against State Regulations (SF Weekly)
  • BART Makes a Video With Tips on How Not to Fall (SF Weekly)
  • Berkeley’s First Parklet Opens on Shattuck in the Gourmet Ghetto (Berkeleyside)
  • Oakland Police Still Looking for Hit-and-Run Driver Who Killed 68-Year-Old Man in April (ABC)
  • Millbrae Traffic Camera Sees Spike in Ticket Issuances Due to Capturing “Rolling Rights” (ABC)
  • Still No Charges for Driver Who Struck, Killed 58-Year-Old Man on Sidewalk in San Jose (Mercury News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • More on Leah Shahum Leaving the SF Bicycle Coalition (SFGateSFBGSF Examiner)
  • 375 Muni Operators Still Haven’t Submitted Doctor’s Notes for “Sickout” (SF Chronicle)
  • Rep. Nancy Pelosi Touts Jobs Created by Central Subway Construction (CBSSF Examiner)
  • Supes Farrell and Wiener Weigh in on Accommodating Transportation in a Growing City (Marina Times)
  • Proposed 13-Story Building at Mission and 9th Could Come With “Living Alley” (SocketSite)
  • Check Out Photos of Hayes Valley When the Central Freeway Was Being Torn Down (Bold Italic)
  • KQED Forum Discusses the “War” Between Uber and Lyft
  • Mission Local Finds Valencia “Oddly Empty of Tech Buses” One Morning
  • Alameda Locals Want Tech Bus Regulations Similar to SF’s Pilot Program (Alamedan)
  • Property Managers in San Mateo County Starting to Get That Workers Don’t Want to Drive (PTA)
  • San Mateo Bridge Closed for Four Hours After Multi-Truck Collision, Oil Spill (KTVU)
  • Caltrain Electrification Funding More Certain From California CAHSR Court Ruling on Bonds (SMDJ)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Threat of Golden Gate Ferry Strike Looms as Buses Already Short on Drivers (CBS)
  • Uber’s “Surge Pricing” Sends Rideshare Fares to $450 Per Ride After Outside Lands (CBS)
  • SFMTA Parking Control Officer’s Vehicle Towed From Bus Stop at 24th and Valencia (Pic via Reddit)
  • Taxi Driver Filmed Driving in Townsend Bike Lane to Be Cited by SFMTA (@SFBike)
  • Man Says Robin Williams Once Helped Fix His Bike After it Broke Down in Front of His House (SFGate)
  • SF Bicycle Coalition Highlights Bicycle-Friendly Alexander Book Company on Second Street
  • More on the Two Motorcyclists Killed in Collision After Fleeing Gunshots in Bayview (SFGate)
  • BART Wants Public Input on What Changes Are Needed at 16th Street Station Plaza (Mission Local)
  • Coalition on Homelessness: BART’s Sitting Crackdown is Not About Emergency Safety (SF Examiner)
  • Five Hospitalized, Including Pedestrian, After Two-Car Crash in East Oakland (CBS, KTVU)
  • Downtown Berkeley Installing its First Permeable Paving on Allston Way (Berkeleyside)
  • Man Struck, Killed by Caltrain in Burlingame ID’d as 23-Year-Old San Jose Resident (CoCo Times)

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