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Professor Henderson with his bike in Denmark.

SF Prof Studies Copenhagen’s Bike Infrastructure

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Jason Henderson is a geography professor at San Francisco State, writer of the book Street Fight: The Struggle over Urban Mobility in San Francisco, co-author of Low Car(Bon) Communities: Inspiring Car-Free and Car-Lite Urban Futures, and a Streetsblog contributor. Henderson recently returned from a sabbatical in Denmark, where he studied the intersection of bicycle infrastructure, housing, […]
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Each year, thousands of Americans are killed while walking on dangerous roads. Photo: Transportation for America

The Unequal Toll of Pedestrian Deaths

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News reports tend to blame the victims of these crashes for transgressions like "distracted walking" or crossing where they shouldn't have. But a new analysis from Smart Growth America highlights how pedestrian deaths are a systemic problem caused by the dangerous design of our streets and transportation systems.

Today’s Headlines

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  • BART to Renovate Escalators (SFExaminer)
  • Last Week’s BART Delays (GovTech)
  • Threat to SF Waterfront (Hoodline)
  • Mayor Lee Pushes to Get Lucas Museum on Treasure Island (CBSBayArea)
  • Plans for Pier 29 (SFExaminer)
  • Bill Aims to Slow Mission Gentrification (SFChron)
  • New Supes to Decide Fate of a Mission Development (Curbed)
  • Developer Forced to Reduce Caltrain-Adjacent Condo Project Size (BizTimes)
  • California Lawmakers Say Housing and Transportation Highest Priorities (KQED)
  • Debate over Development Fees at Millbrae Caltrain/BART site (DailyJournal)
  • Marin Goes Back to its Railroad Roots (MarinIJ)

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This Week: Future City, Emeryville Bike Advisory, Bike and Roll to School

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Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday Today! The Past and Future City. The new book The Past and Future City addresses how historic preservation can go beyond the physical renovation of old buildings and address issues like affordable housing, inequality, sustainability and displacement. Join SPUR for a discussion about the changing role […]

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  • San Francisco Gets $11 Million Transportation Grant (Kron4)
  • Uber “Movement” will Offer Traffic Data (CBSLocal, PittsburghPost)
  • Survey on Panhandle Parking-Protected Bike Lanes (Hoodline)
  • More on Muni NextBus Woes (Curbed, Hoodline)
  • Lucas Museum to Vote on Treasure Island Site (SFGate)
  • Man Dies from Injuries from Falling Between BART Cars (EastBayTimes)
  • Man Slashed at Civic Center BART (Hoodline)
  • Still no Leads in Last Years BART Shooting (EastBayTimes)
  • VTA to Integrate Services with New BART Stations (DailyJournal, SFBay)
  • Counties Step up on Caltrain Electrification (DailyJournal)
  • Bike Storage for Marin Sonoma Train Stations (MarinIJ)
  • No Pants Subway Ride (Hoodline)

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