Today’s Headlines

  • Man Killed on Tracks After Jumping at Powell BART Station, Crippling System (Examiner, KTVU, ABC)
  • Better Market Street Impact Study of Three Design Alternatives Begins (SocketSite)
  • Hoodline Explains the “Shrader Valve,” SF’s First Bicycle Signal on Fell Street
  • KQED Forum Features Author of Book About Distracted Driving
  • Saul’s Deli of Berkeley Looks to Build Parklet in Three Diagonal Parking Spaces (Berkeleyside)
  • West Oakland Cyclist Who Was Struck, Then Robbed, Remains in Critical Condition (CBS)
  • Six Injured in Newark After Driver Crashes into Macy’s (SFBay)
  • Part of Civic Center Drive in San Rafael Closed for SMART Station Construction (Marin IJ)
  • Palo Alto Council to Make Final Design Decision for Bike/Ped Bridge Over Hwy 101 (Palo Alto)
  • Menlo Park Neighborhood Group’s Idea for Revitalizing Downtown: More Parking (Almanac)
  • Driver, 64, and Passenger, 12, Injured in San Mateo Parking Lot After Losing Control of Car (Mercury)
  • Google Expects Driverless Cars to Be Used By Public in Two to Five Years (CBS)

More headlines at Streetsblog USA

  • CamBam415

    Here is an urgent plea for help from the Marin Bike Coalition: http://www.marinbike.org/SMART/SaveThePath/

    SMART train is working (surprise!) to eliminate the multi-use path through Central San Rafael; not just eliminate or postpone it, but prevent it from ever happening

    Hopefully the Marin IJ and other news outlets jump on this story… I haven’t seen anything yet.

  • SFMTA posted an online survey for those who could not attend last night’s 22-Fillmore rapid project open house:

    http://www.sfmta.com/calendar/meetings/open-house-22-fillmore-jan-14

  • Jim

    It’s rather unfortunate that MTA isn’t willing to have the eastbound TOLs start at Harrison. The current proposal has the lanes starting at Potrero.