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Today’s Headlines

  • Two Divisadero Coffee Shops Apply to Build Parklets (Hoodline)
  • “Scoot” Scooter-Share a Quickly Expanding Transport Option in SF (Fortune)
  • Mother’s Biggest Safety Fear for Children in San Francisco is Distracted Drivers (Marina Times)
  • Human Transit Defends Boundaries for Bay Area Transit Agencies
  • BART Board Discusses Second Transbay Tube Further After Weekend Closure (CBS)
  • Caltrain Hits Car Stopped on Tracks; Deputy Pulls Driver Out at Last Minute (NBC)
  • Tech Shuttle Drivers for Seven Companies Approve Union Contract (SF Bay, SF Biz Times, CBS)
  • Three Better Alternatives to Bundled Parking in Marin (The Greater Marin)
  • Cyclelicious: Making Your Bike Ugly Won’t Prevent it from Getting Stolen
  • Mountain View Workshop Explores Ideas to Make North BayShores Walkable and Car-Lite (PTA)
  • Caltrans Fails to Notify Drivers of Roadwork in Pacifica on Highway 1 (ABC)
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Today’s Headlines

  • BART Transbay Tube Shutdown Goes Smoothly (ABC, SFGateChron); Ferry Ridership Doubles (SFBay)
  • Muni’s E-Embarcadero Streetcar Line Starts Service (SFBay)
  • SFCTA Unveils Chinatown Pedestrian Safety Upgrades in Neighborhood Transportation Plan (Examiner)
  • Recreation and Parks Department Asks Public to Weigh in on Panhandle Path Upgrades (Hoodline)
  • Video: Wiggle Bike Stop-In Rankled a Few Drivers (UA); Examiner Readers Debate Enforcement
  • Caltrain Hits, Kills Man Near 22nd Street Station Friday (KTVU, SFGate)
  • People Behaving Badly: Burlingame Drivers Routinely Stop on Caltrain Tracks
  • Caltrain Wants Input on Changes to Daily Schedule (Green Caltrain)
  • New York Times Looks at Efforts to Clean Up the Bay Area’s Mess of Disjointed Transit Agencies
  • SMART Will Bring North Bay Back to Its Roots: Rail Transit (SPUR)
  • To Study Corroding Bay Bridge Rods, Caltrans Appoints Experts Who Said They Were Fine (Chronicle)
  • Los Gatos Officials to Highway Drivers: Stop Using “Waze” App and Detouring on Our Streets (NBC, CBS)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Coverage of SF Bicycle Coalition’s Bylaws Debate (Examiner, Chronicle); Today is Last Day to Vote
  • Avalos Backs Idaho Stop Law (Weekly); More Wiggle “Stop-In” Coverage (KQED ForumUA, CBSSFist)
  • SFPD Northern Station Captain Greg McEachern Weighs In on “Focus on the Five” Enforcement (HL)
  • People Crossing Geary Blvd Could Use an SFPD Crackdown on Drivers “for the Protection of Life” (PBB)
  • The E-Embarcadero Street Line Launching Tomorrow Is Nothing Like the Original E-Union (SFMTA)
  • How Very San Francisco: Muni’s First Crash Occurred On a Steep Hill With a Boudin Truck (SFGate)
  • How SF’s Hills Shaped — and Were Shaped By — the Development of SF’s Neighborhoods (SFGate)
  • ICYMI, BART is Closing the Transbay Tube This Weekend (KTVUSFGate, Inside Bay Area)
  • Uber App’s Animated Map Displaying Nearby Cars is Fake (SFist)
  • On-Demand Parking Valet App Luxe to Switch Contracted Workers to Employees (Business Times)
  • SamTrans Sues Estate of 84-Year-Old Driver Who Crashed Head-On Into Bus (SM Daily Journal)
  • Millbrae Red-Light Camera Issued 1,500 Tickets to Drivers Rolling Through Right Turn (PBB)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Huge Turnout for the Wiggle “Stop-In” Demonstration (NBC, ABCSFGate, KRONHoodline)
  • SFPD Officials Say They Will Ticket Rolling Stops for Bikes Until Idaho Law is Adopted (SF Examiner)
  • Stanley Roberts Bows Out of Stop-In Because His Presence Shut Down the Last Wiggle Demo (Weekly)
  • Six Months of Early Night Closures in Muni Subway Begin Tomorrow (SFGate)
  • Nevius: Predicted Warriors Arena Traffic is a Drop in the Bucket for the City (SF Chronicle)
  • Patxi’s Pizza on 24th Street Applies for Parklet (Noe Valley SF)
  • Supes Approve Gas Station Site Purchase for Affordable Housing at 16th and S. Van Ness (Socketsite)
  • Mid-Market Development to Bring Sidewalk Extension, Pocket Garden, and Public Plaza (Hoodline)
  • Air District Board Approves $20 Million to Fund Caltrain Electrification (SF Appeal, SFBay)
  • Man Hit by Caltrain in San Bruno Dies from Injuries (CBS, SF Bay, Mercury News)
  • Elderly Woman in Martinez Kills Husband With Car After Mistaking Gas Pedal for Brake (CBS)
  • Bicycle Safety Cited By Danville NIMBYs in Case Against Residential Development (Cyclelicious)

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Today’s Headlines

  • SF Examiner Looks at Why Idaho’s Stop Sign Law Works; Wiggle “Stop-In” Demonstration Tonight
  • More on SFMTA’s Revised Plan for McAllister Includ With Two Traffic Circles (Hoodline)
  • SF Bicycle Coalition Features Arguments For and Against Changes to Organization’s Bylaws
  • Mysterious Pro-Parking Permit Flyers Posted By “NE Bernal Parking Alliance” (Bernalwood)
  • Report: 74 Percent of Bay Area Roads in Substandard Condition (Quartz)
  • BART Releases Videos to Help Navigate Transbay Tube Closure This Weekend (NBC, The Alamedan)
  • Along Oakland’s Lake Merritt, There’s a Button to Press to Continue Walking On the Sidewalk (GJEL)
  • Driver Dead After Three-Car Crash on I-880 in Oakland (CBS, Mercury News)
  • Millbrae Red Light Camera Generates Over 1,500 Traffic Citations in June (ABC)
  • Man Struck by Caltrain in San Bruno (SFGate)
  • Redwood City Mayor Says Underutilized Downtown Garage Will Be Used More With New Exit (SMDJ)
  • Report Recommends Giving Police New Tools to Determine if Drivers are Stoned (East Bay Express)

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Today’s Headlines

  • UCSF Will Only Support Warriors Arena With UCSF’s Traffic Plan (SFGate, ExamABCAppeal)
  • Man on Bike Collides With Driver at Seward and Douglass Streets (SF Appeal)
  • Woman Severely Injured By Driver at Wisconsin and 16th Streets (SF Appeal)
  • Muni Bus Driver Hits Woman in Her 60s in Crosswalk on South Van Ness and 25th (SFBay)
  • Video Shows Muni Bus Driver Refusing to Let Disabled Woman Board (SFist)
  • SFMTA to Pay $525,000 Settlement for Not Properly Monitoring Fuel Storage Tanks (SFGate)
  • Several Housing Developments Planned Along Growing Van Ness Transit Corridor (Biz Times)
  • Water Taxi Survey Asks People to Weigh in On More Commuter Routes (Hoodline)
  • CalTrans’ $79M Project to Soon Give Drivers Real-Time Traffic Info Signs on I-80 (Berkeleyside)
  • Study Shows Bay Area Carpool Lanes Not Moving Cars at Federally-Required Speed (NBC)
  • Drunk Driver Goes Wrong Way, Kills Other Driver in Pacifica (SM Daily Journal)
  • Sacramento Police Catch Bike Thief Three Times Using Bait Bikes (KQED)

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Today’s Headlines

  • In Demonstration Planned Wednesday, Wiggle Bike Commuters to Stop at Every Stop Sign (Exam, UA)
  • Warriors Arena Opponents: Report Says Event Traffic Could Back Up On to Bay Bridge (Chronicle)
  • SFMTA Installing Painted Safety Zones, Crosswalks on Upper Market Street (Hoodline)
  • Muni Subway Cameras to Get Behavior-Reading Technology, But No Rules for Use Established (Exam)
  • Chariot Launches Shuttle Route From the Richmond to Downtown (Richmond SF)
  • SFSU Students Push for Discounted “Gator Pass” With Discounts for BART, Muni (SFBay)
  • To Walk, or to Take Muni? Skateboarder Grabs a Third Option (Muni Diaries)
  • Regional Agencies MTC, ABAG Fight Over Anti-Displacement Goals in Plan Bay Area (48 Hills)
  • Golden Gate Transit to Buy Fleet of Hybrid Buses (Marin IJ)
  • Lyft Increasingly Filling Last-Mile Gap for Peninsula Commuters to Get to Transit (Green Caltrain)
  • San Mateo Plans Road Diet With Bike Lanes on North San Mateo Drive (SM Daily Journal)
  • Stanley Roberts, CHP Catch More Drivers Emailing, Texting on Bay Area Highways

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Today’s Headlines

  • E-Embarcadero Streetcar Line to Run for First Time Since 1947 Starting August 1 (NBC)
  • SFBC Collects Signatures on Panhandle Against SFPD Park Station’s Bike Crackdown (Examiner)
  • SF Examiner Readers Who Oppose the Crackdown Speak Up
  • San Francisco Beautiful Announces Art on Muni Project Winners (Mission LocalSF Weekly)
  • Two Road Rage Fights Reported in Richmond District Police Blotter (Richmond SF)
  • Study: Bay Area Has Worst Roads in Nation (CBS)
  • Caltrans Says Bay Bridge Weekend Carpool Lanes Wouldn’t Reduce Congestion (Mercury News)
  • UC Berkeley Bait Bike Program Has Resulted in 31 Arrests, 45% Drop in Bike Theft (Berkeleyside)
  • People Behaving Badly: Highway 24 Drivers Cross Off-Ramp Buffer Illegally
  • Orinda Advocates Want Green Paint on Awful Bike Lane Between Double Onramp Lanes (CoCo)
  • San Mateo City Officials Hold Talks on Smart Parking Policy, Walkability for Downtown (SMDJ)
  • Motorcyclist Crashes in San Rafel Dump Truck and Dies at Scene (CBS, MIJ)

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Today’s Headlines

  • SF Rec and Parks to Hold Meeting on Panhandle Path Improvements (SFBC)
  • Even on Weekdays, Churches Want Exemption From Parking Time Limits in RPP Area Q (Hoodline)
  • More on the Transportation Sustainability Fee for Developers (Business Times)
  • “Lyft Line” Riders Attacked by Two Men Sharing Their Ride (CBS)
  • SF’s Ride-Hail Drivers Earn Most in U.S., More Likely to “Double Dip” (SF Examiner)
  • More on Muni Metro’s Early Night Shut Downs Starting July 31 (SFGate)
  • In Oakland’s Temescal, Where Merchants Blocked Bike Lanes, Most Shop Sans Car (GJEL)
  • AC Transit Wants Rider Feedback on Proposed Service Expansion (ABC)
  • Driver Hits CHP Officer Investigating Crash Scene on Highway 580 in Richmond (ABC, SF Bay)
  • Santa Clara County Transportation Ballot Measure Polls Well for 2016 (Green Caltrain)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Sup. Wiener Introduces Transportation Sustainability Fee With Mayor Lee’s Backing (SFGate)
  • SFBC Member Makes Case Against Organization’s Bid to Change Board Election Bylaws (Cyclelicious)
  • City Presents Plans for Folsom Street With Protected Bike Lanes Near Transbay Center (Hoodline)
  • SF Examiner Readers Back SFPD Park Station Captain’s Crackdown on Bike “Scofflaws” (1, 2)
  • Mayor Lee: City Vehicles to Switch to Biodiesel By End of the Year (SFBay)
  • Stanley Roberts Finds Uber Drivers at SFO Illegally Using Passenger Drop-Off Level, Skirting Fees
  • BART: Stay Home During Transbay Tube Closures; Bus Plans Detailed (KTVU, ABC, Examiner, SFGate)
  • Caltrans Officials Say They’re Serious About Tripling Bicycling in California (SFGate Bay Bikers)
  • Oakland Gives Toyota Dealership Retroactive 20% Tax Break; Majority Owner Buys Mansion (EBX)
  • Oakland Driver, Passenger Ran After Crashing Into Funeral Home, Leaving Occupant Dead (CBS, ABC)
  • Foster City Postpones Employee Shuttle Launch Due to Disagreements Over Service (Daily Journal)
  • Palo Alto Sees Spate of Bike Thefts (Palo Alto Online)

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