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Today’s Headlines

  • Motorcyclist Crashes Into Two People at Market and Third Streets (CBS, NBC)
  • Woman on Bike Injured By Hit-and-Run Driver at Stevenson and Sixth Streets (Hoodline, SF Appeal)
  • Muni Awarded $41 Million Grant From Cap-and-Trade Program for New Metro Trains (SFBay, SFGate)
  • Cartoon: Why Did Mayor Lee Only Ride Muni Twice During the 22-Day Challenge? (SF Examiner)
  • Uber, Lyft: Don’t “Stifle Innovation” With New Regs (Exam); More on Their Lack of Public Data (Weekly)
  • New CA Law Gives Ride-Hail Drivers Basic Liability Coverage With Metromile (ABC)
  • Oakland Approves Budget to Fund City’s First Department of Transportation (SFBay)
  • Caltrain to Keep Restrooms in New Car Design, No Plan for More Bike Space (Socketsite, Green Caltrain)
  • BAAQMD May Give $20 Million for Caltrain Electrification (Green Caltrain)
  • Milbrae Station Development Plan Expects 70 Percent Car Usage (PTA)
  • Heat Creates Power Outages for VTA (NBC); Passengers Evacuated (ABC, CBS)
  • Caltrans’ “Largest Environmental Mitigation” Ever in Willits: Herbicides for a Highway Expansion (ABC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Supervisor Wiener Announces Run for State Senate (BARKQED, SFGate, SF Examiner)
  • Muni Says High Construction Costs Prevent it From Replacing Station Elevators (Examiner)
  • City Hall Hearing on Warriors Arena Plan in Mission Bay Draws More Supporters Than Critics (NBC)
  • Woman on Muni Refuses to Give Up Seat, Attacks 72-Year-Old Lady and Driver (CBS, SF Weekly)
  • History and Photos of Bernal Hill’s Esmeralda Stairs (SFist)
  • GG Bridge Toll Increases 25 Cents today (ABC); Ferry Service and Muni Fares Also Rise
  • Marin Supervisors Approve Parking Restrictions for Muir Woods (Marin IJ)
  • Woman Killed By Caltrain in Belmont (CBS, ABC)
  • Caltrain Considers Removing Restrooms on New Cars to Make Room for Bikes (SM Daily Journal)
  • Cyclelicious Compiles CA Laws on How Bikes Must Be Accommodated During Construction
  • GJEL: Alameda Crosswalk Crackdown Points to Systemic Problem of Streets Designed for Speed
  • Uber Financial Report Shows Company May Be Seeing Heavy Losses (SF Business Times)

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Today’s Headlines

  • UCSF Nurses Union Blasts Warriors Arena Traffic Plan, is Not Familiar With Plan (NBC, SFGate, Exam)
  • Port Opens Applications for Waterfront Advisory Group on Transportation, Vision Zero (Hoodline)
  • Muni Monthly Pass Fares to Rise Tomorrow (SF Examiner)
  • Motorcyclist Crashes on Van Ness Avenue, Suffers Head Injuries (SF Appeal)
  • Scoot Networks Tests Tiny Electric Car to Add to Its Fleet (Hoodline)
  • SPUR Rounds Up Solutions for a More Efficient Commute Between SF and the East Bay
  • SF Magazine: BART Board Members Offered “Surreal” Reasons for Keeping Station Bathrooms Closed
  • Despite On-Board Capacity Crunch, Caltrain May Leave Off-Board Bike Parking Underfunded (GC)
  • GG Bridge District to Raise Toll By 25 Cents Tomorrow; Woman: “We Are At Their Mercy” (Marin IJ)
  • The Greater Marin: Will North Bay Cities Ever Take Action to Fix Deadly Streets?
  • Man Rear-Ends Driver on I-880 in Milpitas, Killed By Passing Driver After Exiting Car (SFGate, NBC)
  • Pleasanton Preps to Stave Off July 4th Traffic and Parking Crunch (Inside Bay Area)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Woman’s Mission: Get Drivers Out of the Townsend Street Bike Lanes at Caltrain (SFBike)
  • Marina Times Editor Rants Against City Bureaucracy. Also, Bikes.
  • More on the 22-Day Muni Challenge: Mayor Claims He Rode Six Times, Forgot to Use Hashtag (SFBay)
  • Sup. Farrell Legislation Would Create “Greener” Car-Sharing Fleet for City Workers (Marina Times)
  • City Study on Removing Hwy 280 Spur, Developing Caltrain Yard Delayed From March ‘Til Fall (GC)
  • BART, Caltrain Packed to the Brim During Pride Weekend (CBS)
  • BART’s General Manager to Propose $3B Infrastructure Bond (Biz); Voters Say They’d Pass it (IBA)
  • BART Board Approves Funds to Hire Public Arts Director, But Puts Arts Program on Hold (Chron – Scroll)
  • BART May Not Re-Open Bathrooms Soon Because of Staffing Costs, Security Concerns (CoCo Times)
  • People Behaving Badly: CHP Tickets 168 Alameda Drivers in 3.5 Hours for Failing to Yield at Crosswalks
  • Report: Alameda Point Development Won’t Increase Off-Island Traffic (AS); Engineer Says That’s “Crazy”

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Today’s Headlines

  • Poll: Most Bay Area Voters Won’t Hike Driving Fees, But Might Pay Tax for New BART Tube (SFGate)
  • Transit Activist: City Hall Shouldn’t Let Private Transpo Services Reduce Urgency for Better Muni (Chron)
  • Calle 24’s Strategy to “Prevent Another Valencia” (Gentrification) Includes “Protecting Parking” (UA)
  • Car-Free 1050 Valencia Condos Allowed to Resume Construction, But Neighbors Keep Fighting (SS)
  • SF to Pay $11M to Woman Hit By Muni Train at 19th and Junipero Serra in 2013 (SFGate)
  • Transbay Transit Center Starting to Take Shape in SoMa (ABC)
  • The Case for More Bike Space on Caltrain (SMDJ); CAHSR Planning Will Affect Caltrain Car Design (GC)
  • Bolts on New Bay Bridge East Span Have More “Ominous Cracks” That (SFGate)
  • BART Stopped Between Lafayette and Concord After Tree Knocks Power Line On to Tracks (NBC, ABC)
  • 18-Year-Old San Leandro Driver Turns Self in After Killing Woman and Fleeing (CBS)
  • Google’s Natively-Produced Self-Driving Cars Are Roaming the Streets of Mountain View (CBS)
  • San Jose to Launch “CalleSJ” Open Streets Program This Fall (Inside SJ)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Transit Activists Rally for City Hall to Fund Downtown Extension for Caltrain, High-Speed Rail (SF Appeal)
  • Tuesday: North Beach Neighbors Meeting on Bulb-Outs, Hated By NBN Prez and Firefighters (Hoodline)
  • Sup. Wiener Proposes Reducing Towing, Storage Fees for Recovered Stolen Cars (KQED)
  • SFPD Tenderloin Captain Steps Down Citing “Personal Matters” (SF Examiner)
  • Getaround Car-Share to Get a Promotion Boost From Ford Motors (Business Times)
  • Caltrain Board to Vote on Design of Electric Train Cars July 2; SFBC Pushes for Bike Capacity
  • BART Considers Re-Opening Bathrooms With Some Security Modifications (SFGate, ABC)
  • BART West Dublin/Pleasanton Station Closed Yesterday After Death on Tracks (IBAABC)
  • Ferry Fares Set to Increase on July 1 (ABC), Along With Golden Gate Bridge Tolls (Mercury)
  • More on the Plan for a Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Bike/Ped Path, Additional Traffic Lane (CBS)
  • Sausalito Officials Don’t Want More Ferry Service, People (Marin IJ)
  • Lyft Protests Regulations for Airport Access Approved By San Jose City Council (SFBay)

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Today’s Headlines

  • 22-Day Muni Challenge: Minimal Participation From Mayor Lee (Examiner), Sup. Cohen (D10)
  • SFPD Finds Stolen Vehicle Used in Double Ped Hit-and-Run at Golden Gate and Leavenworth (Appeal)
  • SFBC: Police Must Investigate Bike/Ped Crashes, When Victims Are More Likely to Be Unconscious
  • Apple, Google, Genentech Want Back in as Defendants on Suit Against SFMTA Shuttle Program (Weekly)
  • Oakland Plans to Make Grand Avenue Safer With Road Diet; KTVU Looks for Angry Drivers
  • Oakland to Eliminate Need to Press “Beg Buttons” at Some Pedestrian Signals (GJEL)
  • Oakland Has 16 Parklets in the Works (East Bay Express)
  • KQED Forum Discusses Google’s “Bike Vision” for a Copenhagen-Esque Campus in Mountain View
  • Struggling to Cement Your Kids’ Childhood in Car-Dependency? There’s an App for That (Exam)
  • San Jose Considers Legalizing Uber and Lyft at SJ Mineta Airport (ABC)
  • San Mateo, Caltrans Want $71M and Some Homes, Businesses to Widen Highway 101 Interchange (DJ)
  • Marin County Transit Gets $10.4M Boost to Replace a Third of Its Bus Fleet (Marin IJ)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Hit-and-Run Driver Injures Man and Woman at Golden Gate and Leavenworth in Tenderloin (SFist)
  • What Supervisor Wiener Learned From His 106 Rides During the Muni 22-Day Challenge (Medium)
  • U.S. Conference of Mayors in SF Passes Vision Zero Resolution (VZN), Ducks Into Uber (KTVU, 48 Hills)
  • SFPD Can’t Chase Illegal Dirt Bikers Putting On Shows With Wheelies, “Burnouts” (CBS)
  • Gas Station at Oak and Divisadero, One of Three on the Block, Could Be Redeveloped (Hoodline)
  • Bernal Heights Neighbors to Discuss Parking Issues at Community Meeting Tomorrow (Bernalwood)
  • Two Overnight Closures on Highway 1, 101 Coming for Doyle Drive Construction Tonight (SFGateExam)
  • BART Lacks Plan for Transbay Transit Alternative During Weekend Tube Closure (Chronicle – Scroll)
  • Drought’s Silver Lining: BART Extension to South Bay Moving Faster Than Expected (NBC)
  • Agencies Add Richmond-San Rafael Bridge Bike/Ped Path, Traffic Lane Expansion Into Plans (CoCo)
  • Palo Alto‘s Proposal for Lane Expansions, Roundabout, Bike/Ped Path at 280 and Page Mill Hits Bumps
  • San Mateo to Set New Downtown Parking Meter Prices in Zones Based on Demand (NBC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • SFTRU‘s 22-Day Muni Challenge Ends Today; Can’t Supes Always Ride “Just Like Us”? (Muni Diaries)
  • Growing South Beach Neighborhood Aims to Keep Sidewalk-Level Retail for Walkability (HL)
  • Cabbies Protest Uber’s Sponsorship of U.S. Mayors Conference; Mayors Reject Regulations (Exam 1, 2)
  • …Oakland Mayor Schaaf Attended With Cast After Breaking Hand on “Crumbling Infrastructure” (SFGate)
  • Willie Brown: A Bike Lane on Stockton Would Be More Dangerous Than the Middle of I-80 (Chron: Scroll)
  • Warriors Parade Brings BART’s Second-Busiest Day (Weekly, SFBay); Bomb Scare Closes 16th (NBC)
  • Curb-Jumping Vallejo Driver, 65, Released After Injuring Six at Bus Stop, Killing Mother (SFGate, ABC)
  • Two Seniors Killed By Drivers on El Camino Real in Menlo Park (Almanac, SFGate), San Carlos (Merc)
  • …Many El Camino Real Drivers Don’t Even Yield to Mothers With Strollers (PBB)
  • Driver Killed After U-Turn in Front of VTA Train (Merc), Caltrain Sees 13th Track Death This Year (CBS)
  • Man Found Guilty of Misdemeanor Assault on Driver Who Clipped Him on His Bike in Mill Valley (MIJ)
  • Walnut Creek Driver Crashes Into Restaurant, Seriously Injuring One (NBC)

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Today’s Headlines

  • Man on Bike Injures Woman, 81, and Flees in Alleyway in Mission Dolores (CBS)
  • With City Hall’s Attention, SFTRU Survey Asks How You Would Improve Muni
  • Another Fantasy Transit Map for San Francisco: Muni Subway Criss-Crosses the City (Curbed)
  • Artist Photographs One Muni Rider a Day for 100 Days On His Commute (Muni Diaries)
  • Hoodline Profiles Mojo Bicycle Cafe Owner Remy Nelson
  • Dispatch From Leah Shahum: As Sweden Nears Zero Deaths, “Vision Zero” Leaders Don’t Rest (VZN)
  • Obama Visit, Warriors Parade Could Cause Traffic Delays in SF and Oakland Today (SFGate, NBC)
  • Green Caltrain: Could Congestion Pricing on the Dumbarton Bridge Help Fund Rail Restoration?
  • San Jose’s Lincoln Ave Road Diet Has Increased Bike Traffic By 24%, Foot Traffic By 14% (Cyclelicious)
  • CA Labor Commission Rules SF Uber Driver an Employee, Not Contractor (Biz, NPR, Reuters)
  • CA Officials Release Reports for Six Google Self-Driving Car Crashes Caused By Other Drivers (CBS)
  • Who Has the Tech to Ensure Drivers Are Giving Cyclists Three Feet? Chattanooga Police (Ars Technica)

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