Today’s Headlines

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  • Supes Delay Action on MTA Budget; Rejection Threat Looms (SF Examiner)
  • More on the Suspension of Proof of Payment Stings from SF Examiner
  • BART Close to Hiring New Police Chief from Fairfield (SF Gate)
  • Calif. Watch: Federal Climate Bill Would Whack Part of State’s Landmark Law 
  • Transpo Officials Getting Ready for July 1st Bridge Toll Increases (SF Gate)
  • Noe Valley Merchants Association Votes to Support Plaza (NBC Bay Area)
  • Temporary Transbay Terminal Nearing a Summer Opening (ABC7)
  • On SF Drivers Who Don’t Like Stopping for Pedestrians (SF Appeal
  • When a Barnes Dance Isn’t a Step Up for Pedestrians (GGW)
  • SF Grand Jury Issues Report on State of Bicycling (City Insider)
  • How Streetsblog Contributor Matt Baume "Caught the Bike Bug" (The Bold Italic)

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SFBC Issues Endorsements for Local Candidates in November Election (SFBike.org/vote) Mission Loc@l Profiles the Bike Coalition’s Valet Parking Crew, Who Park 10,000 Bikes a Year SF Seeks $52k in Legal Fees from Rob Anderson’s Coalition for Adequate Review (SF Examiner) SFMTA Will Install Speed Radar Signs on Masonic Avenue (BIKE NOPA) Young Driver Hits, Injures […]

Streetsblog Launches “Bay Area Transit” Blog on SF Gate

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I know some of you probably thought this was a late April Fool’s Day post when you saw that headline, but we’re indeed launching a blog on the San Francisco Chronicle’s website, sfgate.com. The new Bay Area Transit blog is a coordinated effort between Streetsblog San Francisco and the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, with more […]

Today’s Headlines

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Man Biking on Sidewalk Seriously Injures Woman on Market Near Stockton Street (SF Appeal, SFist) Muni Riders Are Jumping Off Moving Buses (SFGate, SF Examiner, KTVU) Inflation-Adjusted Muni Fare Hike Goes Into Effect July 1 (SF Examiner) Market Street Bike Counter Tallied 54,000 Bikes in First Month (SFGate) Design Competition Launches for Taking Down 280, Re-Configuring Caltrain Route […]

A Reminder: Congestion Pricing Will Save Lives

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Congestion pricing resurfaced this week thanks to an SF Examiner article that was picked up by several other media sources, rightly framing it as a way to save lives. The Examiner highlighted a Department of Public Health report from 2011 [PDF], which estimated that in 2015, if drivers were charged $3 for heading into downtown […]

Advocates: Despite Bike-Ped Death, Cars Still Greatest Danger to Peds

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In the midst of a wave of media attention around the recent bicycle-pedestrian death in the Castro, walking and bicycling advocates today re-affirmed the greatest dangers facing pedestrians on San Francisco’s streets: high-speed roads and dangerous driving behavior. In a KQED radio forum this morning, Walk SF Executive Director Elizabeth Stampe, SF Bicycle Coalition (SFBC) Executive Director Leah Shahum, […]