Today’s Headlines

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  • Supervisor Haney Calls for Traffic State of Emergency (KGO)
  • Vision Zero Failing (Curbed)
  • Victim in Saturday Night’s Collision ID’d (SFExaminer)
  • Hit-and-Run Seriously Injures Pedestrian (Hoodline)
  • Transportation Remains Obstacle to Emissions Reductions (SFChron)
  • Commuters Welcome Back Transit Center (SFChron)
  • Salesforce Doesn’t Own Transit Center (Curbed)
  • More on Subway Shutting Down Early (SFExaminer)
  • Why is San Francisco Over Budget and Broken? (Curbed)
  • 11 Years for Housing in the Tenderloin? (SFChron)
  • VTA Crash Topples Power Lines (EastBayTimes)
  • 49-Mile Scenic ‘Anything But Drive’ (SFChron)

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This Week: Bike After Dark, Diridon Station, Oakland Bike and Ped Commission

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Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Wednsday Biking After Dark Workshop, Alameda. This is an indoor, classroom-only workshop for adults and teens, made possible via a partnership with the city of Alameda. No bike is required in order to participate. Wednesday, August 14, 6:45-7:45 p.m., Alameda Bicycle, 1522 Park Street, Alameda. Thursday Update on San Jose’s Train Station. The California […]

Today’s Headlines

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  • Buses Roll into Transbay Again (SFChron)
  • How ‘Microcracks’ Almost Took Down Transbay (Wired)
  • New Leases in Transbay Transit Center (SFGate)
  • Motorist Kills Person at 5th and Market (SFGateSFExaminerSFWeekly)
  • New Central Subway Director’s Strategy (SFExaminer)
  • More on Valencia Street Protected Bike Lanes (NBCBayArea)
  • ‘Micro Mobility’ Price Increases; Ride You’re Own Bike (TIME)
  • e-Bike Riders Get as Much Exercise as on Regular Bikes (Treehugger)
  • Delivery Robots (Curbed)
  • Creative Skateboards (SFChron)
  • SMART Train Needs Sales Tax Extension (MarinIJ)
  • Economic Fears Cool Housing a Bit (MarinIJ)

Get state headlines at Streetsblog CA, national headlines at Streetsblog USA

Ferries docked at the maintenance facility, seen in the distance. All photos Streetsblog/Rudick

A Tour of Alameda’s Ferry Maintenance Facility

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Right next to the Hornet Museum, on western Alameda Island, sits the new $50 million Ron Cowan ferry maintenance facility, opened at the end of last year. Inside, workers toil away fueling and maintaining the ferries that carry commuters around the Bay. From the website of Water Emergency Transportation Authority (WETA), which operates many of […]
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