Today’s Headlines

  • Oakland Parking Officers Were Ordered Not to Enforce in Wealthier Neighborhoods (SF Gate)
  • Oakland PCOs Will Now Snap Photos of Parking Violations (East Bay Express)
  • City Insider’s First Line About New P2P Projects: "It’ll Soon Get a Little Harder to Drive"
  • C.W. Nevius: "Outrage Grows Over Muni Operators’ Pay" (SF Gate)
  • Nat Ford: Cyclists, Peds and Drivers Need to Be More Conscientious Around Muni (SF Exam)
  • MTA Will Waive Translink Card Fee for Eligible Seniors, Youth (City Insider)
  • Pedestrian Killed by Fleeing Driver in North Beach was a Talented Art Student (BCN via SF Appeal)
  • BIKE NOPA Points Out How the Mainstream Media’s Lingo on Crashes Makes Drivers Unaccountable 
  • Mercury News: "High-Speed Rail Would Swipe 6 Million Bay Area Airport Passengers" 
  • Belmont Will Spend $10,000 on High-Speed Rail Outreach (San Mateo Daily Journal)
  • LAPD Chief: Force Needs to Do a Better Job Protecting Cyclists (Streetsblog LA, LA Times)
  • Studies Find More Americans Using Transit, Walking, Cycling, Driving (MTR, USAT)

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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 […]

SFCTA to Test Variable Road Pricing on Treasure Island

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Treasure Island will serve as San Francisco’s proving grounds for road pricing that adjusts in response to traffic conditions, as the city looks to minimize Bay Bridge car congestion generated by residents expected to move to the development site. When the first housing units on the artificial mid-bay island, formerly owned by the Navy, are occupied in 2019, the SF County Transportation […]