“The bottom line is they used the wrong bolts for this application”
‘Comedy of errors’ led to bad bridge bolts [Chron]

“I’m sure there was a little padding in the change order request, but to suggest that they’ll be able to bridge the gap between $6 million and $10.6 million is ridiculous”
Muni’s Central Subway extraction project could far exceed original budget [Ex]

“The San Francisco Pedestrian Strategy will focus on 44 miles of roadway that are the most dangerous for walkers by having city agencies approach pedestrian safety, including infrastructure upgrades and enforcement, in a holistic way”
San Francisco rolling out plan to improve pedestrian safety [Ex]

“At most times, this plaza will be used to store private cars, which at most times blight and deaden this space, increase traffic along our waterfront, and impose new dangers on pedestrians, cyclists, and transit riders in the surrounding streets and public spaces.”
Livable City: Parking Lot on Ferry Terminal Plaza Would Be Shameful [Streetsblog]

“The BART Board of Directors Thursday voted 7-1 to eliminate a $1.50 per-ride premium for badge-wearing airport employees.”
BART Eliminates Fare Premium For SFO Workers [KCBS]

“The company has not said when it would start rolling out these services and emphasized that this is a policy change only.”
Uber to take on Lyft, Sidecar with ridesharing service [CNet]

“There are a few taxis in San Francisco bearing the name “UBER TAXI” on the side of the vehicle. These vehicles are not on the Uber system and have no relationship with us.”
Quick Clarification on Uber TAXI [Uber]

“I absolutely loved the idea, but was concerned that there would now be 100,000 people using the SFPark app, searching for a parking spot and looking down at their phones and deciphering the map while doing so.”
Why Some Parking Apps Can Get You in Trouble [7×7]

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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