Today’s Headlines

  • Donald Pinkerton-DeVito, 23, Killed in Bike Crash With SFPD Driver Next to McLaren Park (SFGate, CBS)
  • In Three Police Chases in the Past Month, Suspects Have Killed or Injured People on the Street (Chron)
  • Report: Warriors Arena Traffic Would Be Manageable With Transit Upgrades (Exam 1, 2, SFGate, NBC)
  • Matier and Ross Focus on Cost of Sup. Jane Kim, SFMTA’s Trip to Copenhagen (SF Chronicle)
  • Castro Merchant: “Are People Walking Down the Street Really an Accurate Cross Section?” (Hoodline)
  • Man Driving Stolen Car Crashes on Bay Bridge On-Ramp, Dies (SFGate, CBS)
  • BART to Shut Down Transbay Service for Maintenance on Two Weekends in August (SF Chronicle)
  • 12th Fatality on Caltrain on Tracks Occurs in Atherton (CBSAlmanac)
  • Caltrain Recommendations for New Electric Trains: No Bathrooms, Same Bike Capacity (GC, SocketSite)
  • “Civic Hackathon” in San Jose Aimed at Helping VTA Improve South Bay Transportation (KQED)
  • Google Publishes Information on Self-Driving Car Crashes on Website (Business Times)
  • Hayward Woman Killed By School Bus Driver (SFGate); Emeryville Driver Hits Building, Dies (ABC)

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  • KWillets

    The Bay Bridge is a common thread in many of these police pursuits. It’s become apparent to criminals that the CHP never catches anyone there. Why is that? It seems like the most natural place in the world for a roadblock.

  • Chris J.

    How often do chases occur? Would it make sense to include them in the SF Alert system so people can be kept posted in those cases?

  • timsmith

    What he said. No criminal should ever be able to escape on a freeway.

  • CHP is too busy instigating to be investigating.
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