Today’s Headlines

  • SFBC Issues Endorsements for Local Candidates in November Election (
  • 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 Group of Cross Country Runners in Petaluma (Marin IJ)
  • Driver Who Killed Pedestrian on Alameda Shoreline to Get 11 Years Under Plea Bargain (SF Gate)
  • Shoup Asks Cato Institute to Analyze Free Parking Policy for Its Employees in D.C. (Streetsblog NY)
  • In Letter to Obama, NRDC, Other Environmental Groups Call for 60MPG by 2025 (Switchboard)
  • Rumored Muni Driver Sickout May Not Happen, But SFMTA Preparing Nonetheless (SF Examiner)
  • Former GG Bridge District Employee Arrested on Charges of Embezzlement (SF Gate)
  • AC Transit Board Candidates “Press Ahead, Off the Radar” (Bay Citizen)

We’re taking the day off along with our New York colleagues to observe Rosh Hashanah. We’ll be back in full force Monday.


SFMTA Allows Taxis to Block Bike Lanes

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) is officially allowing taxi drivers to block bicycle lanes. A memo [PDF] from Deputy Director of Taxi Services Christiane Hayashi and Accessible Services Manager Annette Williams says the agency is issuing bumper stickers to taxi drivers telling Parking Control Officers not to cite them. John Han of Taxi […]