“The federal government will investigate how Caltrans allowed more than 2,300 suspect steel rods to be installed on the new Bay Bridge eastern span and will review the agency’s $10 million fix of more than two dozen that have already failed.”
Feds to probe Bay Bridge problems [Chron][AP via ABC7]

“The bike lanes are buffered from motor traffic on some stretches, and two of the four traffic lanes on Point Lobos in front of the Cliff House were removed, which should help calm car traffic. “
SFMTA Installs Bike Lanes on Point Lobos and Northern Great Highway [Streetsblog]

“Tacit approval may no longer be forthcoming in the start-ups’ home town of San Francisco, where an ongoing California Public Utilities Commission proceeding has required various ride-share companies to produce proof that they’re actually playing by the rules.”
State Cracks Down on Ridesharing Services Again Over Questionable Policies [Weekly]

“Could this mean that this long-delayed streetcar is finally about to head home?”
Sneak Peek at a Special Streetcar [Market Street Railway]

“In this case, the operator did follow the proper procedure, however there were three incidents that took place at the exact same time, which caused a rare situation…”
SFMTA’s Update on Last Week’s Medical Emergency [Muni Diaries]

[Curbed] Maps: Updated: Mapping Bay Area Transportation Mega Projects

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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