Today’s Headlines

  • Berkeley School District Looks to Improve Ped Safety Around Schools (East Bay Express)
  • Chino Man Getting His Mail Killed by Hit-and-Run Driver in Socal (LAist)
  • Injured Cyclist Airlifted Out of Tilden Park (BCN via Merc)
  • Mayor’s Office Releases More Details on This Year’s Sunday Streets (Fog City Journal)
  • Rec and Park Commission to Hold Hearing on Fee Increases (SF Gate)
  • President Obama Touts High-Speed Rail (WaPo, Yglesias, AP)
  • Washington DC-Area Planners Propose Regional BRT Network (GGW)
  • Animation Illustrates Idaho’s Rolling Stop Law (BikePortland via Cyclelicio.us)
  • SF Planning Commish To Take Up Daggett Triangle Housing Project (SF Examiner, SocketSite)

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BART Will Study Second Transbay Tube, West Side Extension

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Updated 11:06 p.m. with comments from BART Board-elect Nick Josefowitz. BART says it will formally study the decades-old ideas of building a second Transbay tube and extending service to SF’s western neighborhoods. Ellen Smith, BART’s acting manager for strategic and policy planning, recently told a SF County Transportation Authority Board committee (comprised of SF supervisors) […]

SFMTA Report: JFK Protected Bike Lanes Have Calmed Park Traffic

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John F. Kennedy Drive in Golden Gate Park is a bit calmer since it was reconfigured for San Francisco’s first parking-protected bike lane — and a majority of people like the change, according to a preliminary report [PDF] recently released by the SF Municipal Transportation Agency. Since JFK was redesigned, average speeds are down by two […]

Students Suggest Ways to Get Peers Biking to SF State University

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Northern California is home to the two most bicycle-friendly universities in the entire country, according to the League of American Bicyclists — and yet a mere 9.5 percent of students pedal to San Francisco State University, the Bay Area’s second largest campus. The university’s new Bicycle Geographies class sought to understand why so few students cycle to school, and published a report […]