Caltrans to check parts on Bay Bridge [Chron] [AP via ABC7]

“I honestly can’t imagine why a project that is three blocks in length and quite simple in scope should be taking this long”
Frustrations mount as delays to Fell and Oak bike projects push back completion date [Ex]

“This Thursday, the Board of Supervisors Neighborhood Services and Safety Committee is set to hold two hearings on pedestrian safety.”
After 6 Ped Deaths in 3 Months, SF Needs City Hall Action on Street Safety [Streetsblog]

“Last fall, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency busted three brokers who had each amassed a pool of medallions and launched an underground business within an established company, renting out taxis at far above the regulated gate fee.”
Color Schemes: The Underground Taxi Market [Weekly]

“Initially I thought this might have been the bus that was destroyed last year during the World Series celebration, but the license plates look to be different.”
Muni Graffiti Bus a Sight to Behold [Muni Diaries]

“A 14 Limited Muni bus evvvvver sooooo slooooowly backed into a Bernal neighbor’s parked car — while the owner of the car reportedly watched in horror, shouting ‘Stop! Hey! What the hell are you doing!.”
Muni Bus Backs into Parked Car, Ruins Morning for Bernal Car Owner and Many Commuters [Bernalwood]

“The first of the 62 low-floor, 40-foot long hybrid New Flyer Buses purchased by the SFMTA are being prepped at a Muni maintenance shop.”
Say Hello to Muni’s New Buses [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

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