Today’s Headlines

  • Man Biking on Sidewalk Seriously Injures Woman on Market Near Stockton Street (SF Appeal, SFist)
  • Muni Riders Are Jumping Off Moving Buses (SFGateSF 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 (GC)
  • SF Weekly Reminds Us That Dorothy Dugger Wasn’t the Only Transit Head to Get a Golden Parachute
  • Berkeley Could Launch a Parklet Program Soon (Berkeleyside)
  • Sac Bee Catches Caltrans Director Misrepresenting Facts About Issues With New Bay Bridge
  • San Jose Pedestrian Killed by VTA Train (CBS)
  • Woman Killed by Driver While Cycling in Pleasanton ID’d as Diana Hersevoort, 58 (CBS)
  • Man Dies After Flipping His Pickup Truck Off Highway 280 in South City (CoCo Times)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill


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

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, […]

Today’s Headlines

Muni Metro Double Berthing Gets Green Light From CPUC to Launch as Early as May (SF Examiner) Disability Advocates Protest Muni Proposal to Re-Route 33-Stanyan From SF General Hospital (Tecolote) SPUR: Muni’s New, More Legible Map Helps Create a More Seamless Transit System Walk to Work Day: City Officials, Advocates Gather Again to Mark Progress on […]

Today’s Headlines

Muni Ridership Up Over 200 Percent for World Series Games (CityInsider) More on Supe Avalos’ Proposed Permits, Fees for Private Shuttles Using Muni Stops (SFGate) SFExam: Free Muni for Youth Plan is Best Use of One-Time MTC Funds SFPD Officers Allegedly Beat, Jail Well-Known Cyclist for Attempting to Observe Arrest (Uptown Almanac) Bay Bridge Construction […]

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

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 […]