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This Week: Bicycle Advisory Committee, Affordable Transit, Cut Off by the Freeway

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Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday tonight! San Francisco Bicycle Advisory Committee. The committee meets to consider bicycle transportation projects and policies to make recommendations to the Board of Supervisors, the Municipal Transportation Agency, the County Transportation Authority, the San Francisco Police Department, and other City and County of San Francisco agencies. Mon., tonight! May […]

Today’s Headlines

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  • Minor BART Derailment Saturday (EastBayTimes, SFBay)
  • Salesforce Tower from Everywhere (SFChron)
  • Alamo Square Park Renovation (Hoodline)
  • Naming New Parks After Community Leaders (SFExaminer)
  • Story Behind the Carolina Steps of Potrero (SFChron)
  • Uber Drivers See Lower Fares than Riders (SFExaminer)
  • Sutro Baths and the Geary Corridor Walk Tour (SFExaminer)
  • Locals Say No to Mission Bay Housing for the Homeless (Hoodline)
  • VTA Angry About Costs of Moving People from Concert (SFChron)
  • Plan Bay Area and Displacement in Marin (MarinIJ)
  • Commentary: Delay SMART Train Quiet Zones (MarinIJ)

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Yesterday’s Times Square Toll Was Terrible — But So Is a Typical Day of Traffic Violence

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Given the high-profile location, the number of victims, and recent instances of people using vehicles to kill for ideology, it's understandable that yesterday's crash drew so much attention. But it's important to recognize that as terrible as the Times Square carnage was for a single incident, the same human toll occurs on a daily basis on NYC streets -- it's just dispersed across the city.

Today’s Headlines

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  • Move to Hike Fines for Dolores Park Littering (SFBay, CBSLocal, Kron4)
  • No Enforcement of Litter Laws in Dolores Park (SFChron)
  • Caltrain Fares to Rise (DailyJournal)
  • Future Next Bus Features (Hoodline)
  • Shadows of the SF Housing Crisis (SFChron)
  • Piazza Angelo Courtyard Opens (SFist)
  • Plans for Civic Center Commons (Hoodline)
  • Tree Maintenance Soon to Revert to City (Hoodline)
  • Cyclist Injured on Cesar Chavez Released from Hospital (Humanstreets)
  • Transit Will Start Early for Bay to Breakers (SFBay)
  • Fremont Looks at Bollards and Other Stuff for Bike Lanes (EastBayTimes)
  • Parking for SMART Train (MarinIJ)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • BART’s Emergency Lighting Fail (EastBayTimes)
  • SF’s New Streetlights (SFWeekly)
  • Limits on Fare Penalties (SFExaminer)
  • Street Closures, Muni Re-Routes for Sunday’s Bay to Breakers (Curbed)
  • More on SF Parks Proximity (Hoodline)
  • VTA Light Rail Gets Poor Reviews After U2 Concert (EastBayTimes)
  • SMART Train Schedule Released (SFGate)
  • SMART Schedule has Big Gaps (MarinIJ)
  • Artist Sketches BART Passengers (SFGate)
  • Commentary: BART’s Awful Elevators (SFExaminer)
  • Commentary: Ranting about Ride Hail (SFChron)
  • Commentary: Novato Should Finish Old Town Train Station (MarinIJ)

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