Today’s Headlines

  • Muni’s Streetcar #1 to Undergo $1.9 Million Renovation (SF Gate)
  • Oakland Planning Commission to Consider Changing Zoning Rules (SF Gate)
  • What Makes People Afraid of Urbanism? (TOW via Streetsblog.net)
  • Fog City Journal: "Newsom Allies Maneuver to Appoint Mazzola to GG Bridge Commish"
  • Public Meeting on Presidio Main Post Canceled (SF Gate, SF Citizen)
  • BAAQMD Offers Grants to Reduce Diesel Pollution (BCN via KRON)
  • Obama Boasts of 2,000 Stim-Funded Transportation Projects (WaPo)
  • Orange County Protesters Stage Mock Funeral for Public Transit (OCRegister)
  • LA City Council Revises LAPD Speeding Policy (LAT)
  • San Jose Bicycle Shop Owner Dreams of Bicycle Museum/Beer Garden (Merc)

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Today’s Headlines

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Pedestrian Killed While Walking in the Crosswalk in the Sunset District (SF Gate, KTVU) More Evidence People are Driving Less and Taking Public Transit (TSTC via Streetsblog Network) VTA Says Its Ridership is Up (Merc) Miles of New Pedestrian and Bicycle Paths Being Planned for Marin (Marin IJ) Companies Ordered to Stop Polluting Port of […]

Today’s Headlines

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Chronicle Coverage of 17th Street Pedestrian Plaza (SF Gate) SF Appeal: "MTA Sting Nets Disabled Parking Abusers" SF Fire Investigators Probe Series of Car Torchings (SF Gate, SFist) Americans Still See Cars as #1 Household Necessity (Toll Roads News via Planetizen) Build More Parking, Says Parking Lobby (AP) Plans for New Southern Santa Clara County […]

Today’s Headlines

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Mayor Promises Mid-Market Street Revitalization (City Insider, The Snitch, BCN via CBS5) BART Board Considering 10 Cent Transbay Tube Surcharge (SF Gate) Divisadero Repavement Project Progressing; Completion Expected by March (BIKE NOPA) Bay Area Air Quality District "Toughens Up Emission Rules" (SF Gate) 62-year-old Man Hit and Killed by Driver in Downtown Gilroy (Gilroy Dispatch) […]

This Week: Parking Permits, Women Bike SF, Oaklavia

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Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Wednesday: San Francisco’s Residential Parking Permit Community Workshop. The SFMTA is seeking public comment to update and (hopefully) improve San Francisco’s parking permit program. This is one of 11 workshops they are holding throughout the city. Once the public meetings are complete, staff will take recommendations to […]

Today’s Headlines

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Police Brace for More Protests in Oakland Today Over BART Shooting (Merc, KTVU, Beyond Chron) VTA Set to Approve Funding for BART Project Today (VTA Watch) Study: Public Transit Riders Save an Average of $8,368 A Year by Not Driving (SF Examiner) Muni Catching A Lot More Fare Evaders (SF Gate) N-Judah Chronicles: 2009 "May […]

Celebrate Smooth Pavement on JFK Drive

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"Come join the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, Recreation and Parks General Manager Phil Ginsburg, and Department of Public Works Director Ed Reiskin for a fun ride through Golden Gate Park to celebrate the joys of riding on the newest and smoothest pavement on JFK Drive. The SF Bicycle Coalition’s Good Roads Campaign worked with the […]