Today’s Headlines

  • Bay Area Bike Share Set to Begin Expansion Into New Neighborhoods (SFGate)
  • KTVU Dredges Up the Terrible Idea of Bicycle Taxing, Licensing
  • Dispatch From a SF-Amsterdam Transplant on How SF Could Become a Bike Mecca (SFBG)
  • SF Weekly Bike Columnist Questions the Accuracy of the SFMTA’s Bike Counts
  • SFpark’s Pilot Period Over, Sensors Off (Exam); Examiner: City Should Use Data to Improve Transport
  • With a Growing Population, SF Examiner Looks at the Transit Challenges That Lie Ahead for SF
  • BART Fares, Muni Passport Rates Go Up (SF Examiner)
  • SamTrans to Study BRT Along El Camino Real From Daly City to Palo Alto (SF Examiner)
  • AC Transit, Unions Reach Labor Agreement (NBC)

Traffic Carnage Over the Holidays

  • In 2013, 20 Pedestrians Were Killed in SF, a Six-Year High (SF Examiner)
  • New Year’s Eve: Ride-Share Driver Hits Family in Crosswalk at Polk and Ellis, Killing Girl, 6 (SFGate)
  • Also on NYE: 87-Year-Old Man Killed by Pickup Driver in Crocker-Amazon (CBSSFGate)
  • Dec. 29: Pedestrian Killed by Driver Near Fourth Street On-Ramp in SoMa (ABC)
  • Dec. 20: Recology Truck Driver Backs Over, Kills Elderly Man in Tenderloin (NBC, SFGate)
  • Dec. 20: In Chinatown, Driver Hits Car, Power Pole, Two Peds, Killing Isabel Huie, 84 (SF Appeal)
  • NYE: SUV Driver Hits and Injures Woman at Turk and Leavenworth, Flees (CBS)
  • Dec. 30: Muni LRV Driver Hits and Injures Girl, 17, Fails to Stop at Third and Hollister (SF Appeal)
  • Firefighter, Car Passenger Hospitalized in Fire Truck Crash at Fifth and Howard (ABC)
  • Survivor of Horrific New Year’s Day 2013 Crash in the Mission Walking After Nine Surgeries (ABC)
  • Gina Eunice Gets Four Years for DUI Crash That Killed Yuee Yao, 56, in Dec. 2012 (KTVU)
  • San Jose Sees 21 Pedestrians, Five Bicycle Riders Killed in 2013, a Two-Decade High (MercNBC)
  • Woman, 62, Killed on Bike by Trucker in West Oakland Was Susan Watson, Scientist (Mercury News)
  • Menlo Park Driver, 90, Blames Twins, 6, for Getting Hit by His Car on the Sidewalk (Almanac)

More headlines at Streetsblog Capitol Hill