“The sought-after, fought-after unregulated street parking spaces lining university property and the parking-meter free streets around USF may vanish as soon this summer, a reality that is meeting resistance from students who commute by car to class.”
Commuter Students Disgruntled with Proposed Changes in Street Parking [Foghorn]

“By reclaiming space from Castro’s excessively-wide traffic lanes, the plan is expected to provide more room for people on Castro’s often overcrowded sidewalks, calm motor traffic, and improve safety.”
Plan for Ped-Friendly Castro Takes Shape: Will Parking Trump Muni Riders? [Streetsblog] [Castro Biscuit]

“SB 286, authored by state Senator Leland Yee of San Francisco, would give another three years of life to a program that allows low-emission vehicles to use High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes.”
Extension Of California Green Sticker Program For HOV Lanes Moves Forward [KCBS]

“The main reason that more people don’t ride bikes in our cities is that they don’t feel safe doing so.”
Q&A: Green Lane Project Explains How Bikes Are Actually Good for Business [Weekly]

“The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has approved legislation calling for all cabs to be outfitted with equipment that will collect real-time location and occupancy data so that it can be used by smart phone application developers.”
San Francisco e-hails more cabs [Biz Times]

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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