Today’s Headlines

  • More on Civil Complaint Filed Against Truck Driver Who Killed Amelie Le Moullac (SF Examiner)
  • 24-Hour BART Service Over Labor Day Weekend Complicates Maintenance Challenges (SF Examiner)
  • Transit Agencies to Receive Federal Funds Risked by State Employee Pension Dispute (Coco Times)
  • Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Hercules Intermodal Transit Center (CoCo Times)
  • Winners of Design Competition for Redeveloping Highway 280 Selected (Socket Site)
  • SFBG: Ideal Location for New Warriors Stadium Is Above Caltrain Station
  • Two-Year-Old Rafael Perez Briseno Killed by Pickup Driver in Oakland Parking Lot (CoCo TimesKTVU)
  • Teens Christopher Stade and Montana Montez Killed After Crashing Into Tree in Napa (CoCo Times)
  • Speeding Motorcyclist Runs Red Light, Hits Undercover Police Car in Richmond (CoCo TimesCBS)

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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 […]

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Pedestrian Killed While Walking in the Crosswalk in the Sunset District (SF Gate, KTVU) More Evidence People are Driving Less and Taking Public Transit (TSTC via Streetsblog Network) VTA Says Its Ridership is Up (Merc) Miles of New Pedestrian and Bicycle Paths Being Planned for Marin (Marin IJ) Companies Ordered to Stop Polluting Port of […]

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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 […]

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Governor’s Gas Tax Scheme a "Bait and Switch" Move to Avoid Funding Transit (Sac Bee) Merc: "What Will It Take to Fix Bay Area Transit Crisis?"  Mayor’s State of City Makes No Mention of Improving Muni’s On-Time Performance (SF Gate) Tentative Nod for Congestion-Based Toll Increases on Bay Area Bridges (SF Gate, Coco Times) "Where […]

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

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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 […]

Media Coverage of Pedestrian Deaths Misses the Big Story

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Two men were killed by drivers in San Francisco yesterday, but only one of those fatalities made national headlines. The crashes were strikingly similar: Both victims were males in their 40s who were reportedly crossing mid-block, and both drivers were apparently sober and stayed at the scene. But while the death of 45-year-old Thomas Ferguson […]