Today’s Headlines

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  • Slow Streets Vote Delayed (KTVU)
  • More on Closing JFK (SFChron)
  • Big Plans for Lake Merritt BART Parking Lot (BizTimes)
  • Jabs on Wheels (Citylab)
  • State to Reopen by June 15? (SFExaminer, SFGate)
  • Coliseum Vaccination Site will Remain Open (SFChron, Berkeleyside)
  • Cities Showing Exoduses (SFChron)
  • Letters: Let Seniors Drive on JFK Instead of Adjoining Streets (SFChron)
  • Commentary: Filling Vacants Won’t Solve Housing Shortage (SFExaminer)
  • Commentary: Newsom Rushing Ahead of Data to Re-Open (SFChron)
  • Commentary: North Berkeley Residents Want Less Housing Around BART (Berkeleyside)

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Today’s Headlines

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  • SFMTA to Vote on Nine Slow Streets (SFExaminer)
  • Sunday Streets to Return (SFExaminerKTVU)
  • Run Down of Rail Transit Across America (RailwayAge)
  • Harris Touts Biden Infrastructure Plan in Oakland (SFExaminer)
  • Different Cities Plan for Recovery (NYTimes)
  • Hit & Run Driver Strikes Elderly Pedestrian in SoMa (SFExaminer)
  • Bill to Lean on Anti-Housing Cities (SFChron)
  • S.J. Megaproject will Produce 1,000 “Affordable” Homes (SFChron)
  • S.F. Problems and Tech Stereotypes (SFGate)
  • Bay Area’s Strong Vaccination Rate (SFChron)
  • How to Change Ohlone Park (Berkeleyside)
  • Letters: Make Parklets Permanent (SFChron)

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A flowering tree in Gulfport, Illinois, across the Mississippi River from Burlington, Iowa. Photo: John Greenfield

Taking an Amtrak + bike camping trip during the time of the coronavirus

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During the COVID-19 pandemic I’ve tried to do my part to stop the spread by avoiding spending time indoors with non-household members. The main exception has been occasional use of public transportation, but studies indicate that transit isn’t a major source of transmission, thanks to the fact that most people are masked and there’s generally decent ventilation.

Today’s Headlines

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  • More on Transit and Infrastructure Bill (SFExaminer)
  • Is There Any Way to Stop Bay Area Traffic’s Return? (TimesHerald)
  • Can Biden Get America to be Less Car Dependent? (NYTimes)
  • Ferry Schedule Changes Coming in July (BayCrossings)
  • Muni Drivers Threatened by COVID–and Passengers (PublicPress)
  • Campaign Against Harassment on Public Transit (Bloomberg)
  • Stonestown Development Dense Enough? (SFChron)
  • Crowds at Beaches and Tourist Attractions Return (SFGate)
  • Street Safety Improvements in the Bayview (SFExaminer)
  • Bayview’s Murals (SFGate)
  • Supervisor Walton Explains “Segregationist” JFK (HereSay)
  • Commentary: Caution on Bill to Legalize “Jaywalking” (SFExaminer)

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