Today’s Headlines

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  • Stanyan Street Improvements (Hoodline)
  • Public Works Mad About Illegal Street Tree Removal (Hoodline)
  • Protrero Safety Requires Fewer Parking Spots (SFExaminer)
  • Scoot Electric Scooter Spots to Become Permanent (SFBay)
  • Lake Merritt’s Bonsai Garden (Hoodline)
  • Bay Area Sidewalks Buckling (SFGate)
  • More on BART Sanctuary Status (SFGate)
  • Kalanick Steps Down from Uber (SFChron, KQED, BizTimes)
  • San Jose to Vote on Google Mega-office Near Diridon Station (Curbed)
  • Cyclist Killed in San Jose (Kron4)
  • Still no SMART Train Opening Date (BizTimes)
  • Marin to Study Inducing More Traffic (MarinIJ)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • California Could Lose Oversight of Driverless Cars (BizTimes)
  • Returning to Outer Mission Buildings Damaged by Fire (SFChron)
  • Housing Above Rebuilt Cole Hardware (Hoodline)
  • Hayes Valley Mortuary to Make Way for Housing (Socketsite)
  • Negotiations for Mixed Use Near 19th Street BART Fail (BizTimes)
  • Lyft’s Chariot-Style Bus Service (SFGate)
  • Forest Hills Hit and Run (Hoodline)
  • A Local Adventure on the Bus (SFChron)
  • Burlingame Tax for Street, Sidewalk, Other Improvements (DailyJournal)
  • Giant Peace Sign for San Rafael Street Fest (MarinIJ)
  • Commentary: Elevate the SMART Train (MarinIJ)

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One of Michigan DOT's new principles for its I-94 project in Detroit is to improve walking and biking access on the bridges that cross over the sunken highway. Photo: Google Maps

Highway Planners Pause to Consider the Effect of Road Widening on Detroit Neighborhoods

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Standard practice for the highway planners at state DOTs is to sacrifice all other concerns at the altar of fast car traffic. Nowhere has the effect been more obviously detrimental than Detroit, where the overbuilt freeway system helped hollow out one of America's largest cities. But highway planners in Michigan are starting to listen to people who say they want something different.
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This Week: Byke Pride, Balboa Park, Broadway/Valdez

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Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday Byke Pride Service Station. Get ready to show off your byke pride. The SFBC’s Bicycle Ambassadors will be at the corner of Market and Octavia with the latest on their work, all sorts of snacks, and everything you need to know about riding in the Pride […]

Today’s Headlines

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  • Supes Approve New Trolley Buses (SFExaminer, SFBay)
  • More on Balboa Park Car Barn (Curbed)
  • Balboa Park Reservoir Affordable Housing (SFExaminer)
  • Profile of a Housing YIMBY (EastBayTimes)
  • Protected Bike Lanes for 17th? (SFBay)
  • More on BART and the Warriors Parade (KQED)
  • More Female Street Art? (Curbed)
  • Collision with Skateboarder and 24-Divisadero Bus (Hoodline)
  • Comparing San Francisco’s Street Grid to Other Cities (SFChron)
  • Transportation Costs by City (Mic)
  • San Jose Motorists Grouse about Bus Lane (EastBayTimes)
  • Commentary: Labor Unions Should Work on Housing Crisis (SFExaminer)

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