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Today’s Headlines

  • With Vehicle License Fee Dropped, Supes Secure Some Funding for Vision Zero Projects (SFBC)
  • MonkeyParking App Founders Defy City Attorney’s Order to Stop Selling Street Parking (Exam, SFGate)
  • “ParkatMyHouse” App Legally Lets Private Parking Space Owners Rent Them Out (SF Weekly)
  • More SFMTA Hearings Scheduled for On-Street Car-Share Parking Spaces (Hoodline)
  • Streetsblog Founder Aaron Naparstek to Speak at SFBC‘s Golden Wheel Awards
  • SPUR Looks at the Ongoing Process of Replacing LOS as CA’s Transportation Planning Metric
  • SPUR Explains Roundabouts, Recommended for Skyline at Sloat in Its Ocean Beach Master Plan
  • Stanley Roberts Visits a Well-Known Bicycle Chop Shop in West SoMa
  • Marin County Bike Theft Ring Runner Arrested Holding 130 Bikes (Marin IJ)
  • Golden Gate Bridge District Expected to Approve $76M for Suicide Barrier (SFGate)
  • Distracted Driver Causes Big Rig Full of Ice Cream to Crash on 680 in Walnut Creek (KTVU)
  • CA DMV Prepares to Issue Drivers Licenses to Illegal Immigrants (CoCo Times)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Transbay Transit Center to Open Without Rooftop Park Due to Cost Overruns (SFGate)
  • SFMTA Installs Electronic Bike Lockers in City-Owned Parking Garages (SFBay)
  • SFMTA Board Approves First 25 of 900 On-Street Car-Share Parking Spaces (SF Examiner)
  • New Club Lets Millionaires Double Park a Full Block of Battery Street for Valet (CBS)
  • CityLab: By One Measure, SFpark Doesn’t Necessarily Create Parking Availability
  • More on the Study of Lower Speed Limits Requested by Supervisor Eric Mar (CBS)
  • CA Senate Committee Approves Ride-Share Insurance Regulations (Biz); SF Cabbies Protest (NBC)
  • …Bill Was Supported Family of 6-Year-Old Sofia Liu, Killed by Uber Driver (ABC)
  • Two Occupants of Stolen Car Killed in Fiery Wreck During Bay Bridge Police Pursuit (ABC, CBS)
  • Muni Drivers Who Worked During Sickout to Receive Bonus Sometime in Next Year (SF Weekly)
  • Meno Park Appoints Bike/Ped Planner as Interim Transportation Manager (Almanac)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Sup. Eric Mar Requests Study of Safety Benefits of Lowering Speed Limits in SF (SF Examiner)
  • SFBC Wants You to Tell Your Supervisor to Fill the $10M Funding Gap Left for Vision Zero
  • Taxi Driver Hits Pedestrian at Fifth and Market Streets (SF Appeal)
  • More Coverage of the Central Subway’s Progress With Completion of Digging (SFGate)
  • Muni Labor Deal Needs to Be Reached This Week (SF Weekly)
  • Muni Diaries Gives Tips for Taking Your Kids on Transit
  • 511 Launches Real-Time Departure Info (WBB)
  • KQED Forum Discusses the City Attorney’s Order to Shut Down “MonkeyParking” App
  • City CarShare Gives Memberships to Non-Profit Volunteers Who Help Seniors (SFGate Tech)
  • RelayRides Gets $25M, Looks to Expand to Airports (SFGate Tech, Biz Times, CBS)
  • Marin Transit District Approves $7.9M Hybrid Bus Contract, Pending Equipment Exemption (MIJ)
  • DUI Driver Arrested in Pacifica After Hospitalizing 33-Year-Old Woman (Mercury News)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Mis-Shifting Driver Jumps Curb, Critically Injures Elderly Man and Boy, 3, on Grant Avenue (CBS)
  • SFPD Issues Jaywalking Ticket to Man Critically Injured by Motorcyclist on Van Ness Ave (SFGate)
  • City Attorney Issues Cease-and-Desist to Apps That Sell Free Parking (ExamTime, SFBGABC, SFGate)
  • Disabled Parking: DMV Automatically Renews Placards for the Dead (SFGate); KTVU Confronts Abusers
  • SFMTA: Car-Free Lombard Street Trial Saw More Pedestrians, Went “Relatively Smoothly” (Examiner)
  • Video: Former SFBC Policy Director Andy Thornley on Why SF Continues to Love Bicycling (SFBC)
  • Construction Continues on McCoppin Hub, New Street Plaza Next to Central Freeway Ramp (Curbed)
  • Agencies Agree to Further Study Impacts of Highway Widenings, Development in Plan Bay Area (SFGate)
  • Vallejo Drivers Careen Into House (KRON), McDonald’s Drive-Thru Queue (KTVU)
  • It’s True in Cities Around the U.S.: If You Want to Kill Somebody, Do it With a Car (Vice)
  • “Protected Intersection” Design Gets a Demo at Minneapolis Open Streets Event (Bike Portland)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Cyclist Acquitted on DA’s Charges for Hitting Woman (KTVU); SFBG: Do Charges Show Gascón’s Bias?
  • SF Chronicle‘s John King: Car-Free Weekend on Lombard St Went Smoothly; CBS: It Was “Chaos”
  • C.W. Nevius on the Push to End Free Disabled Parking Placards (SFGate); Wiener Opposes it (CBS)
  • More on the SFpark Pilot Report and Plans for Expansion (SFGate)
  • SFMTA Board Expected to Approve First Round of On-Street Car-Share Parking Spots Tomorrow (SFBay)
  • SFMTA Hearing on Private Shuttle Regulations Draws Supporters, Tech Bus Haters (NBC, ABC 12)
  • Genentech’s Shuttle Operator Asked SFBC to Teach Their Drivers About Bike Safety (SF Weekly)
  • Bay Area Bike Share: The Latest Fashion Accessory (Mission Mission)
  • Community Meeting on Art Installations for Masonic Ave Redesign Planned Thursday (Hoodline)
  • Berkeley Considers Adding Climate Change Warning Stickers to Gas Pumps (Oakland Tribune)
  • Silicon Valley Companies Trying to Design New Car Tech That Doesn’t Distract Drivers (ABC)
  • CAHSRA and Amtrak Ditch Joint Bid for Money-Saving Train Manufacturer Contract (CBS)

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Today’s Headlines

  • SFMTA Delays Shuttle Stop Pilot Program; No Action to be Taken at Hearing This Morning (Examiner)
  • Muni Delayed by Nearly-Nude Man on Bus Who Demanded Rights at Sunday Meter Hearing (KTVU)
  • Castro Street’s New, Wider Sidewalks Opened in Time for Pride as Promised (Curbed)
  • Planning Department Developing Plans for Sidewalk Upgrades, Bulb-Outs on Ocean Ave (Curbed)
  • Moscone Center Makeover Set in Motion, Including Plans to Expand Pedestrian Space (SFBay, IMR)
  • “CARMAnation” App Lets Private Parking Space Owners Rent Them Out for Charity (Mission Local)
  • GJEL Identifies Five Major Gaps for Bicycling Around the Bay Area (Hint: Bridges and Freeways)
  • Man Lights Truck on Fire on the Bay Bridge (NBC)
  • Berkeley Poised to Get Its First Two Parklets This Fall, One in Crowded Gourmet Ghetto (Berkeleyside)
  • Stanley Roberts Catches Drivers Running Stop Sign at Mission Street in Daly City
  • Caltrain Producing Video With Tips on Riding With a Bike — Cyclelicious Offers Some
  • Milpitas Post: Holding Santa Clara County Transpo Tax for Another Election a Smart Move (Mercury)

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Today’s Headlines

  • SFBG on the Sunday Parking Meter Hearing: Why Does the Mayor Have So Much Power Over SFMTA?
  • Trial Car Bans on Crooked Lombard Street to Begin This Weekend (SFBay)
  • Maserati Found Crashed in Muni Maintenance Pit Was Borrowed by 21-Year-Old Intern (SF Weekly)
  • 9-Story Condo Development at Market and Valencia to Add 123 Underground Parking Spaces (Hoodline)
  • “LightRail” Art Project to Install Subway-Guided Lights Above Market Street Clears Hurdle (SF Examiner)
  • Truck Driver Kills Woman Walking in Lafayette (KTVU)
  • San Rafael Police Launch “Aggressive” Pedestrian Safety Campaign With Enforcement, Signage (CBS)
  • Larkspur Council Trashes Transit-Oriented Development Plan — Hooray for Sprawl (Marin IJ)
  • Golden Gate Transit Apparently Cancelling Bus Runs in Novato (Greater Marin)
  • Will the Alameda Pt Development Bring Enough New Residents for New Transit? (Alamedan)
  • Man Killed by Caltrain in Mountain View (ABC)
  • South City Police Crack Down on Airport Travelers Parking on Residential Streets (KTVU)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Supervisors Reject Appeal for CEQA Review of Sunday Parking Meter Repeal (SF Examiner, SFBay)
  • Driver Injures 12-Year-Old Child at Valencia and 24th Streets (SFGate)
  • Driver Who Ran Over Sleeping Homeless Man in SoMa Charged With DUI, Veh. Manslaughter (KTVU)
  • SF Planning Commission Adopts Vision Zero Resolution (SFBC)
  • How Do Cities Look Beyond Pedestrian Danger “Hot Spots”? SFDPH is Leading the Way (Next City)
  • SFMTA, Muni Union Still at Impasse Over Labor Contract (KQED)
  • SFMTA to Hold Open House Monday on Haight Street Transit Upgrades for Muni 71 (Hoodline)
  • Panhandle Bike/Ped Path Hasn’t Been Paved Since 2003 (PPS)
  • SF Public Press Launches Kickstarter Campaign for Cargo Bike Newspaper Delivery (Mission Local)
  • SJ Council Approves Diridon Area Plan, Says Sharks Won’t Have Parking Veto, Revives Creek Plan (PTA)
  • Sausalito Looks to Restrict Growing Tour Bus Traffic (CBS, People Behaving Badly)
  • Wrong-Way Motorcyclist at GG Bridge Toll Plaza Confronts Stanley Roberts, Gets Caught by Cops

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Today’s Headlines

  • Driver Crashes Into Philz Coffee Near Fourth and King Caltrain Station (CBS)
  • Maserati Driver Drives Into Muni Maintenance Yard, Gets Car Stuck in Pit (SF Weekly)
  • More on the SFFD Compromise Over Street Widths in the Candlestick Point Development (KTVU)
  • More Coverage of City Officials Touting the Completion of Central Subway Excavation (ABC, Examiner)
  • Reminder: SFMTA’s Proposed Network of Shuttle/Muni Stops Up for Approval Friday (Hoodline)
  • Sleeping Homeless Man Killed by DUI Driver in SoMa ID’d as Wilbert Williams, 62 (ABC)
  • SFPD Captain Greg Corrales, Purveyor of Stop Sign Tickets for Wiggle Riders, Retires (Exam, SFist)
  • Impromptu Ferry Maintenance Forces Vallejo Riders to Take the Bus (KRON)
  • SUV Driver in Berkeley Injures 7-Year-Old Boy on Bike (ABC)
  • Nextdoor CEO Nirav Tolia Sentenced to 30 Days Community Service for Hit-and-Run on 101 (Gawker)
  • Nancy Pelosi Expects CA’s Cap-and-Trade Funds for HSR to Garner Federal Funding (CBS)
  • NY Times Tech Writer: Uber Can Reduce Car Ownership, Make Cities “Transportation Nirvanas”

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Today’s Headlines

  • SFFD, Safe Streets Advocates Come to Compromise Over Street Widths in Candlestick Point (Exam)
  • DUI Driver Veers Off Fifth Street Off-Ramp, Runs Over and Kills Sleeping Homeless Man (ABC)
  • Driver Distracted by GPS Crashes Head-On into Muni Bus on Laguna Honda, Injuring Four (ABC)
  • Driver Who Hit People, Muni Bus in Tenderloin and Fled on Foot Pleads Not Guilty (SFGate)
  • SFGate Blog Points Out Bay Area “Speed Traps” for Drivers
  • First Central Subway Drill Emerges From Excavation in North Beach (SF Examiner)
  • Muni Labor Contract Deadline Extended Until June 30 as Negotiations Continue (SF Examiner)
  • West Portal Station Briefly Closed Friday Due to Smoking Muni Train (CBS)
  • San Jose Officials Urge SAP Arena to Reduce Car Traffic but Give it Veto Power Over Parking (PTA)
  • Crashing Into Starbucks Apparently Not a Crime (Alamedan)
  • Contra Costa’s Out-of-Touch Transpo Director: $1.3B Hwy Widening “Attracts Businesses” (KTVU)
  • CA High-Speed Rail Funding Still Falls Far Short, Even With Cap-and-Trade (Business Times)

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