Today’s Headlines

  • Muni Denies Ride to Injured Cyclist (SFExaminer)
  • Cable Car Conductor Accused of Pocketing Fares (SFChron, SFExaminer, SFBay)
  • More on SF Transit Riders Growth (Curbed)
  • More on 13th Street Bike Lane (SFBay)
  • Bike Stripes for Vicente Street (Hoodline)
  • Tech Companies Need to Locate Near Transit (SFChron)
  • ‘Parking for God’ Now Legal (Hoodline)
  • Scott Wiener Supports Market Rate Housing (Medium)
  • As Mission Dwellers Fight Development (Curbed)
  • New Park in Potrero Hill (SFBay)
  • Fixing up San Leandro Creek (EastBayTimes)
  • Quiet Zone for SMART Train (MarinIJ)

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13th Street where it crosses Folsom. This summer it will finally get eastbound bike lanes. Photos: Streetsblog/Rudick unless otherwise indicated

SFMTA Board Approves Eastbound Protected Bike Lane on 13th

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The board of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) gave final approval yesterday for a plan to install parking protected bike lanes on the eastbound side of 13th Street in SoMa. “This fills an important gap in our bike network,” said Charles Deffarges, community organizer for the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition (SFBC), during the board […]

Today’s Headlines

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  • Old Muni Buses to be Replaced (SFExaminer, SFBay)
  • Art Torres Appointed to SFMTA Board (SFExaminer)
  • Director Tom Nolan Honored (SFBay)
  • SFMTA Settles $1 Million Lawsuit (SFBay)
  • SF Goes Green Faster than Planned (SFBay)
  • ‘Pop Up’ Homeless Shelters (SFChron)
  • More on BART Fare Cheats (SFChron, EastBayTimes)
  • Renovations at Concord BART (EastBayTimes)
  • Arrest in North Beach Hit and Run (Hoodline)
  • Commentary: Will Menlo Park Put Parking Over Safety? (Almanac)
  • Commentary: Plan Bay Area Calls Out the Big Problems (SFChron)
  • Commentary: Worry about SMART Train Code of Conduct Later (MarinIJ)

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Rachel Hyden, inaugural Executive Director of the San Francisco Transit Riders. Photo: Streetsblog/Rudick

Q&A with Rachel Hyden, San Francisco Transit Riders’ New Executive Director

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The San Francisco Transit Riders (SFTR) has hired its first Executive Director, Rachel Hyden. “We did a thorough search…and interviewed many good people,” said Thea Selby, SFTR chair, in the official announcement made last week. “Hiring Executive Director Hyden means that we have the capacity to reach out to more diverse riders around the city and be […]
Assemblymember Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica) joined several of his colleagues and housing advocate Tameeka Knox in Sacramento to call for housing funding, reducing barriers to growth, and strengthening tenant protections. Photo via Bloom's office.

California Lawmakers Call for Affordable Housing Funding, Fewer Obstacles to Growth

A group of California Assemblymembers, including Speaker Anthony Rendon (D-Paramount), gathered yesterday for a press conference to continue to the beat the drum for immediate and long-term action to address the state’s dire housing crisis. The nine lawmakers, including Assemblymember David Chiu (D-San Francisco) and Assemblymember Richard Bloom (D-Santa Monica), were joined by Tameeka Knox, […]
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