“The state Supreme Court refused Wednesday to allow a Mill Valley woman who was seriously injured in a head-on collision on the Golden Gate Bridge to sue the bridge district for failing to install a long-planned movable median barrier.”
Golden Gate Bridge barrier suit rejected [Chron]

“Emergency crews managed rescue the driver. That person’s injuries are not known.”
Rollover accident in San Francisco’s Presidio [ABC7]

“What may be overlooked in the discussion about earthquake safety is how it ties in with city parking policy: Many of the apartment buildings with weak ground-floor structures, or “soft-story” buildings, were built that way to make room for car parking.”
How Car Parking Can Make Earthquakes More Dangerous in San Francisco [Streetsblog]

“Two Caltrans technicians who tested foundations for construction projects claimed hundreds hours of overtime and specialized testing work they did not perform. “
Audit Rips Caltrans Oversight On Falsified Construction Test Data [KCBS]

“The funny thing about taxi companies is they have no reason to care if anyone gets a taxi, as long as they have a captive population of drivers”
Chopped Livery: Start-Ups Revolutionize the Cab Industry [Weekly]

the author

Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at eve@sfappeal.com.

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