“But, the critics say, when MTA Director Ed Reiskin was presented with a particularly difficult question, the fire alarm mysteriously went off and the meeting was adjourned. Coincidence? They don’t think so.”
Central Subway meeting to draw a crowd [Chron]

“The proposed permit area would be bordered by Page Street to the south, Masonic Avenue to the west, McAllister Street to the north and Webster Street to the east.”
Alamo Square neighbors petition for parking perk [Ex]

“The SFMTA installed some green-backed bike stencils and upgraded ladder-style crosswalks at Market Street and Octavia Boulevard, the intersection that sees the most pedestrian and bicycle injuries in San Francisco.”
Eyes on the Street: New Bike Markings and Crosswalks at Market/Octavia [Streetsblog]

“As much concern as I have for those of our most vulnerable citizens who are already suffering the deleterious effects as these companies proliferate, I fear that our city’s greatest industry would be harmed in ways not yet imagined. “
Faux cabs: A tourism industry perspective [SFBG]

“The city is trying to survey local business owners to see what the impact of the corrals is–only on businesses, granted.”
Bike Parking Update [Uppercasing]

“Around 4:30, this happened. Bus crashed into my building at 20th and Illinois. Thought it was a bomb or a crane falling.”
Muni bus crashes into building [Muni Diaries]

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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