Today’s Headlines

  • SFPD Captain Simon Silverman Explains Why Richmond Station is “Focused on the Five” (SFBike)
  • Leah Shahum Reports on How the Netherlands, Germany, and Sweden Strive for Vision Zero (VZN)
  • Study: Gay Couples in Gay Neighborhoods Like the Castro Tend to Make Shorter Trips (ACCESS)
  • Bay Bridge East Span Rods Threatened By Salt Water Corrosion; Could Cost $10M to Study (SFGate)
  • BART Sees Major Evening Delays With Equipment Problem Near 24th Street Station (CBS)
  • SamTrans Approves $139M Annual Budget (SM Daily Journal)
  • Ki-Jana Alo, 19, Killed By Driver While Walking on Highway 101 in Redwood City (KTVU)
  • Antioch Driver Hits, Seriously Injures 14-Year-Old Girl (ABC)
  • More on Menlo Park’s Temporary Median Barrier at Ravenswood Caltrain Crossing (NBC)
  • Petition Seeks to Make Road Diet Permanent on San Jose’s Lincoln Ave in Willow Glen
  • Co-Founder Says Google Won’t Release Reports on Self-Driving Car Crashes to Protect Privacy (CBS)

More headlines at Streetsblog USA

  • davistrain

    One element of street safety that should be included in Vision Zero is tightening up driver licensing. The old taunt of “Where did you get your license? In a box of corn flakes?” seems to apply to a lot of the more “squirrely” drivers on our streets and highways.

  • runn3r85

    From the Richmond SFPD Captain: “Traffic enforcement provides a very visible police presence in a neighborhood and that acts as a deterrent to criminal activity.”

    He gets it. Why don’t the other police get it? And more importantly, why isn’t this the message from the Police Chief and our not so “Focus on Five” Traffic Captain?