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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