Today’s Headlines

  • Senate Stimulus Bill Contains $2 Billion for High-Speed Rail (CHSRB)
  • Schumer Outlines Plan to Provide More Stim Money for Public Transit (NY1)
  • MTA To Consider Paying Millions in Muni Crash Settlements (SF Gate
  • SF Mayor Wants to Cut Legal Fund That Helps Tenants Facing Ellis Act Evictions (Beyond Chron)
  • And He’s Against Putting Tax Measures Before Voters to Help the City’s Budget Crisis (SF Examiner)
  • Police Association Prez Critical of BART Police Chief (ABC7)
  • Judge to Hear Lawsuit Challenging Socal Air District’s Emission Credits (LAT)
  • It Took Three Pedestrian Deaths to Finally Spur a Call to Action on a Dangerous Drive in L.A. (LAist)
  • Santa Cruz Takes Steps to Improve Bicycle Safety on Mission Street (Merc)
  • Restored Fox Theater Set to Re-Open in Oakland (Transbay Blog)

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SF Police Department Chief Greg Suhr doesn’t seem to grasp the point of the “Bike Yield Law” proposed by Supervisor John Avalos. “Stop signs are pretty simple. They say ‘stop,'” Suhr told KQED today. “They don’t say ‘yield,’ they don’t say ‘slow down.'” Suhr added that anyone who violates the letter of the stop sign law “will be […]

Today’s Headlines

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Muni Metro Double Berthing Gets Green Light From CPUC to Launch as Early as May (SF Examiner) Disability Advocates Protest Muni Proposal to Re-Route 33-Stanyan From SF General Hospital (Tecolote) SPUR: Muni’s New, More Legible Map Helps Create a More Seamless Transit System Walk to Work Day: City Officials, Advocates Gather Again to Mark Progress on […]

SFMTA Launches a Smarter Safe Streets Ad Campaign

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The SFMTA has launched a new ad campaign called “Safe Streets SF” that takes the most thoughtful approach to addressing the causes of pedestrian injuries of any city campaign thus far. The ads have started rolling out on Muni buses. One depicts cars stopped in front of a busy, unmarked crosswalk, with the text, “It […]