“Now FlightCar hires licensed black towncars to take passengers to and from its 40-space parking lot the company has rented near the airport. FlightCar employees never go on airport grounds, and the towncar drivers pay the airport loop fee.”
SFO relents, stops trying to ground airport carsharing venture [Biz Times]

“Ed Reiskin, transportation director of Muni, said the agency carefully reviewed all 330 of its Neoplan buses to decide which ones could be rehabbed and which ones should be taken out of service. The agency determined that it would be most cost-efficient to rehab 80, at the cost of roughly $240,000 per vehicle.”
New look for rehabbed Muni buses [Ex]

“A transit agency committee will hear the proposal today to establish the restrictions on 13 streets in the Bayview district and Potrero Hill and 23 streets in the Sunset and Richmond districts.”
San Francisco reveals streets where overnight RV parking will be prohibited [Ex]

“SFMTA Director Ed Reiskin said getting the machines out and tearing down a building many consider an eyesore seems like a win-win for the community.”
Fate Of Central Subway Excavation Machines Stirs SF North Beach Debate [KCBS]

“Even if intentional or not, when you are driving a car, you are driving a very dangerous weapon, and you can use it wisely, and use it safely, and not harm anyone, but you can really injure people severely and kill people.”
San Francisco Should Treat Cars Like the Weapons They Are [Streetsblog]

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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