Today’s Headlines

  • Teenage Boy Injured by Driver in Crosswalk at Ocean and Junipero Serra (SFGate)
  • Muni Bus and Car Collide in Financial District, One Injured (KRON)
  • Woman Struck By BART Train Identified as 67-Year-Old Maria Baca (SF Examiner)
  • SFBC: SFMTA Spends More on Office Supplies Than Bicycle Projects
  • SPUR’s “Agenda for Change” Calls for Quality Transport Options in the Bay Area (ExaminerNext City)
  • SFCTA to Fund Feasibility Study for Central Subway Extension to Fisherman’s Wharf (SFGate)
  • West Portal Feels Like a Small Town Oriented Around a Transit Hub (SFGate)
  • Supervisor Breed, SFMTA, Rec and Parks Look to Manage the 4/20 Traffic Crunch (Uppercasing)
  • Designated Driver Service Comes to SF, an Option on St. Patrick’s Day (SF Examiner)
  • Google Glass, a Potential Driver Distraction, Considered a Threat to Public Safety (KQED)
  • Palo Alto Considers Four New Bike Boulevards (PA Online)
  • A Thorough Look at How American City Streets Came to Be Ruled by Cars (Collectors Weekly)

More headlines at Streetsblog USA

  • Fran Taylor

    From the Collectors Weekly article:

    “Through a series of social, legal, and physical transformations, these groups reframed arguments about vehicle safety by placing blame on reckless drivers and careless pedestrians, rather than the mere presence of cars.”

    Can Devious Nevius be sued for plagiarism (for a strategy almost a century old)?

  • p_chazz

    Pretty sure that it’s in the public domain by now.

  • voltairesmistress

    That Collector’s Weekly article is a keeper. Hope everyone on this site gives it a look. This is how we can educate our friends. This is how to slowly revolutionize attitudes, by showing how a car-oriented culture was built, and how it can be unbuilt.