Today’s Headlines

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  • New Muni Train Car Arrives (SFGate, Fox2)
  • SFMTA to Vote on “Parking for God” (SFExaminer)
  • Early Morning Problems Snarl BART (SFGate)
  • More on NextBus Meltdown (SFExaminer)
  • Saturday BART Delays Caused by Person Under Train (EastBayTimes)
  • Study Confirms SF Streets in Bad Condition (Hoodline)
  • Police Release Images of Civic Center Station Machete Suspect (Hoodline)
  • Is there any Solution to Stopping Texting While Driving? (EastBayTimes)
  • Pedestrian Injured at Divisadero and Fulton (Hoodline)
  • Stand Right, Walk Left Wears Escalators? (SFExaminer)
  • Car vs. Amtrak on Richmond Crossing (EastBayTimes)

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Talking Headways Podcast: Planning While Black

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This week we’re going back to LA Bicycle Coalition Executive Director Tamika Butler's plenary at the NACTO Designing Cities Conference in Seattle. In her presentation, “Planning While Black,” Tamika discusses some of her personal history, issues of diversity and equity, and how cities should include people who haven’t been represented in the planning process.

Today’s Headlines

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  • Police Crackdown on Scofflaw Cyclists and Pedestrians? (SFist, SFGate)
  • BART Delays Caused by Disabled Maintenance Vehicle (SFGate, NBCLocal)
  • Two People Hit by Amtrak Train in Jack London (SFGate, EastBayTimes)
  • Caltrain will Have Free Train for MLK Celebrations (SFChron)
  • SF Looks at Expanding On-Street Car Share Parking (SFExaminer)
  • Sanctioned Encampments Coming to Oakland? (Hoodline)
  • Year-end Trends in Condo Sales (Socketsite)
  • Alameda Park Up for Approval (EastBayTimes)
  • New Offices Near San Mateo Caltrain (BizTimes)
  • Hydrofoil Water Taxis to Ease Bay Area Traffic? (SFist)
  • AC Transit in Movies (EastBayTimes)

Streetsblog S.F. will be off Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day – back on Tuesday

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38 Geary, Pedestrians and Cable Cars in Union Square | April 28, 2016

Transportation Agencies Will Finally Measure the Movement of People, Not Just Cars

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Hundreds of billions of dollars have been spent in the quest for free-flowing vehicular traffic. The result is wider highways, more sprawl, and more people stuck in congestion. But this week U.S. DOT took an important step to change course, releasing new standards to guide how transportation agencies measure their performance. Advocates for transit and walkability say the policy is a significant improvement.
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