Bay Bridge Opening Likely To Remain Uncertain Because Of Bolt Concerns [CBS5]

“When the bridge opens to traffic, it will be safe. I write this with confidence, not only because I chair the oversight committee that is leading this investigation, but also because my colleagues and loved ones will drive across the new span every day.”
Bad bolts won’t stop work toward safety [Chron]

“As the bus was pulling away, the driver and the woman exchanged some heated words and then the driver stopped the bus one block later at Noe and 24th and said she would not move the bus.”
Argument over Muni’s Stroller Policy [Muni Diaries]

“Our current system is not even meeting our current needs. I have a lot of constituents who say, when there’s a Giants game you just don’t take the subway because there’s not going to be any capacity. We’re close to a breaking point now, even past it. and our ten-year capital plan puts to the side most of Muni’s unmet capital needs.”
The warriors arena: How are you going to get there? [SFBG]

“As part of its long-range vision, Muni has laid out ambitious goals along its major transit corridors, with the plan calling for the travel times of some routes to be cut in half. “
Drastic cut in travel times part of Muni’s ambitious long-term vision [Ex]

“As the number of people bicycling grows — by 71 percent in San Francisco in just the past five years — the benefits extend far beyond those of us who bike. In fact, the impact of more people biking for transportation in dense, costly cities such as ours may be greatest for those who do not ride.”
Bike to Work Day benefits whole city [Ex]

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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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