Posted 2 years ago
Posted 2 years ago

Censorship Is Not a Public Safety Strategy

BART Shuts Off Cell Phone Service to Prevent Protest

BART Shuts Off Cell Phone Service to Prevent Protest

By: Phil Ting
The news from BART…

Posted 2 years ago

Censorship Is Not a Public Safety Strategy

BART Shuts Off Cell Phone Service to Prevent Protest

By: Phil Ting

The news from BART keeps getting worse and worse. We learned this morning that not only did BART turn off cell signals in its Civic Center, Powell Street and 16th Street Stations on Thursday evening to try and prevent a protest – the decision was made at the very highest staff level of the agency.The news from BART keeps getting worse and worse. We learned this morning that not only did BART turn off cell signals…

Posted 2 years ago

Why Doesn’t San Francisco Have More Buffered Bike Lanes?

By: Katie Short

Buffered Bike Lanes in San Francisco According to the SFMTA, there are 8,713 weekday bicyclists in San Francisco, with an estimated 6% of all trips made in San Francisco by bike. San Francisco is in the middle…

Posted 2 years ago

Thank You!

Thank you for submitting your Muni Mad Lib letter to SFMTA Executive Director Ed Reiskin.SF Muni Reform August 23

Muni is obviously a very important issue in San Francisco, and we know that we can - and should - do…

Posted 2 years ago

BART’s Frightening Breakdown

BART’s Recent System Failure Should Serve as Dire Warning

Just think of how bad a major BART shutdown could be for our region’s economy.On Monday at 7:32 p.m. the trains just stopped running. A system-wide BART shutdown stranded thousands trying to get home from a…

Posted 2 years ago

Medical Data Can Make San Francisco Streets Safer

Research shows that cars hit two to three people every day on San Francisco’s streets –that’s more than 800 pedestrian crashes a year.

According to San Francisco General Hospital trauma…

Posted 2 years ago

5,200 Without Power In Lower Haight Neighborhood

A power outage has hit San Francisco's Lower Haight neighborhood this afternoon, a PG&E spokesman said.

Spokesman Joe Molica said the outage is affecting nearly 5,200 PG&E customers in the…

Posted 2 years ago

Londoners Use Social Media to Mobilize London Riot Clean Up Efforts

Londoners use Twitter to mobilize riot cleanupWhile London rioters protesting a police shooting used BlackBerry Messenger to organize three consecutive days of riots, hundreds of Britons are showing social media can also be a…

Posted 2 years ago

Prosecutor Tells Jury MS-13 Gang's Aim Is To Attack, Kill Rivals

A prosecutor told a federal jury in San Francisco today that the most important rule of the MS-13 street gang is to “attack and kill rival gang members.”

"They waged war against rival gang…