Today’s Headlines

  • Muni Single-Ride Fares Likely to Rise in July Instead of September (SF Examiner)
  • BOS Prez David Chiu Introduces Legislation to Reject MTA Budget (SF Gate)
  • Marin IJ: "Sausalito Takes Steps to Ease Bicycle Crunch"
  • Proposal Would Allow SF’s Street Fairs to Charge Admission (SF Examiner)
  • NY DOT Commissioner Janette Sadik-Kahn in Toronto for Speeches, Meetings (The Globe)
  • BART Installing Solar Panels at Richmond Maintenance Faciity (ABC7)
  • LA to Las Vegas High-Speed Rail Line in Doubt (CHSRB)
  • Weathering the Hot Temperatures on Bryant Street (Mission Loc@l)
  • Portland Asks for Help Funding Sunday Parkways (Bike Portland)
  • Virginia DOT Tries Zig-Zag Pavement Paint Job to Calm Traffic (WashCycle via Streetsblog.net)

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Low Expectations for High-Speed Rail at NYU Conference (Streetsblog NY) California HSR Bidding Could Begin in Late 2011 (Biz Journal via Infrastructurist)  LA Times: "A High-Speed Zip Across Europe by Train" Software Called "Fleet Focus" Will Track SF City Vehicle Usage (SF Examiner) Central Subway Construction Will Mean End of SOMA Gas Station (SF Examiner) […]

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MTA Board Will Consider Fare Hikes, Line Cuts, Furloughs, Downsizing, Crying (SF Gate) Lowes Eyes Bayshore Blvd Location Formerly Sought by Home Depot (Examiner) (SF Gate) More on Street Repair Bond, KFC Marketers Said to Be Dismayed (Examiner) Caltrain Agrees to Share ROW With HSR for Electrification Deal (CBS 5) Planetizen Asks If High-Speed Rail […]

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Shooting Prompts New Call for Civilian Oversight of BART Police (SFBG, SFGate) Meantime, BART Considers Curtailing Some Evening Service (SF Examiner) And Has Gotten Rid of its "Rude Rider Hall of Shame" (Akit’s Complaint via SFist) Muni’s On-Time Performance Still Lagging (SF Examiner) Muni Diaries: "Putting the 20 Questions Ball in Charge of TEP" Schwarzenegger […]

Bicyclist Killed by Muni Bus on 6th Avenue in Inner Richmond

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UPDATED Friday, 9:05 a.m. A 22-year-old bicyclist named Derek Allen was killed by the driver of a 44-O’Shaughnessy on 6th Avenue between Geary Boulevard and Clement Street late Thursday afternoon in the city’s second bicyclist fatality of the year. (The raw video above is from CBS5). A spokesperson for the San Francisco Medical Examiner’s office […]

Driver Kills Cyclist Charles Vinson, 66, at 14th and Folsom

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Update: SFPD issued a response below. Charles Vinson, 66, was struck by a driver at 14th and Folsom Streets in the Mission yesterday and died from his injuries today. A witness saw the driver of a Honda Civic “blow through a red light and strike the bicyclist as the bicyclist waited for the light to turn green,” according to the […]