Bring Your Own Big Wheel Crashes Down In Potrero Hill [SFist]

“The victim was taken away in an ambulance. No word on the person’s condition.”
One hurt in SF’s “Bring Your Own Big Wheel” Race [ABC7]

“Build peace with justice and equality. End U.S. military aid to Israel.”
Advertising war rages on Muni [Chron]

“SFMTA Director of Transportation Ed Reiskin himself was met with boos and derisive laughter when he responded to a request for information by saying he did not have available data on which of the possible plans would have the least loss of parking spaces.”
Polk Street latest site for parking, biker clash [Marina Times]

“Six years have passed since the T-Line train first started plying Third Street. Instead of being a significant catalyst for growth, the line has earned a reputation for being slow and unreliable.”
Muni T-Line Struggles to Reach its Promise [Potrero View]

“how do you get a ticket for a place you never parked? How do I fight this?”
A Parking Ticket Mystery [7×7]

“During the next 10 days, construction to prepare for tunneling will continue in SoMa and Union Square. No Central Subway construction is planned to occur in Chinatown or North Beach.”
Construction Update | March 30-April 8 [Central Subway]

“Slowing without stopping may improve traffic flows, but it also means motorists’ movements are tracked by default. “
Privacy and electronic tolls on the Golden Gate Bridge [SFBG]

“New survey data from the SF Municipal Transportation Agency shows that only about 15 percent of people get to Polk Street using an automobile, while the rest either come by foot, bike, or transit. Drivers also reported spending the least amount of money per week compared to those who came by other modes.”
85 Percent of People on Polk Street Arrive Without a Car [Streetsblog]

“We don’t know the costs of taking care of this problem yet. Generally speaking we don’t work in the thousands of dollars around here because everything is so large, but it’s impossible to say how much this is going to cost right now,”
Bay Bridge Officials Hopeful About Fix For Broken Bolts [KCBS]

“While Lee should take some blame, Henderson said, the Board of Supervisors also deserves criticism. As the governing body of the San Francisco County Transportation Authority, a financing agency, the board has the opportunity to fund many pedestrian improvement projects. Progress is rarely made, however, because Henderson said supervisors are not committed enough to the responsibility.”
Spate of fatalities again raises concerns about pedestrian safety in San Francisco [Ex]

“Sixteen of the vehicles, which make up Muni’s popular F-Market line, have been in service since 1993 and are nearing the end of their useful life.”
Historic Muni streetcars in line for rehabilitation [Ex]

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

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