California Drivers Can Now Contest Traffic Tickets Without Having To Pay Fine FirstA state judicial council voted Monday to unanimously approve a rule change that will allow California drivers to contest traffic violations without first paying for them.
Speeders, Unsafe Drivers Around San Francisco Embarcadero Nabbed In Joint CHP, Police OperationThe safety operation was more about raising awareness about the speed limit on The Embarcadero and being aware of pedestrians than handing out tickets.
San Francisco Eliminating Nearly 1,600 Parking Spots To Make Room For Pedestrians, Cyclists And ParkletsSan Francisco is scheduled to remove almost 1,600 parking spaces over the next few years for projects ranging from the new Van Ness Bus Rapid Transit line to more parklets
Voter-Approved $48 Million Announced To Be Dedicated To San Francisco Muni ImprovementsSan Francisco Mayor Ed Lee announced $48 million in new voter-approved funding for the city’s transit system on Monday. The money will go toward improvements for the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency and the hiring of 244 people.
Testing Begins For $79M State-Of-The-Art Traffic Signs Planned For I-80 East Bay CorridorTraffic planners are ready to test new state-of-the-art signs that have been installed over a 20-mile stretch of westbound I-80 in the East Bay. It’s part of an effort to ease the commute between Richmond and Emeryville at a price tag of $79 million.
San Francisco Scores 3rd Worst Commute In The U.S. With Drivers Wasting 58.5-Hours Yearly On AverageA robust economy that has drawn in scores of workers to the San Francisco area has also put more stress on highways and city streets, securing the region a third place spot on the list of worst commutes in the country.
'Drug Breathalyzer' Bill Would Help Police Bust Stoned Drivers In CaliforniaAs cannabis advocates are lighting up to celebrate the unofficial national holiday of 4/20, a California lawmaker is reigniting a debate that would allow law enforcement to use new “drug breathalyzers” on people suspected of driving under the influence of marijuana and other drugs.
San Francisco Goes Low-Tech To Warn Drivers Of Towing Rules At Metered SpacesParking in San Francisco can be confusing, and expensive if your car gets towed. So, the city is placing stickers on meters to make it easier for drivers to determine when it's okay to park in certain spaces.
$1B Presidio Parkway Project Nearly Complete, But Not Before Final 3-Day ClosureA six-year, $1 billion construction project at the north end of San Francisco will finally unleash traffic going to and from the Golden Gate Bridge along Doyle Drive, but not without one more major road closure and detour.
San Francisco Tour Bus Drivers Forced To Decide Between Driving, Narrating After New Rule PassesAn ordinance prohibiting tour bus drivers from narrating while driving in San Francisco was unanimously approved by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors Tuesday, less than six months after a city hall employee was fatally struck by a tour bus outside City Hall.
Uber Buys San Jose-Based deCarta Navigation TechnologyUber Technologies is buying digital mapping specialist deCarta in a deal that may help the rapidly growing ride-hailing service lessen its dependence on navigation services supplied by Google and Apple.
Uber Database Breach Leaks 50,000 Drivers' Names, License NumbersUber says a database containing the names and drivers' license numbers of 50,000 of its drivers was breached in May.
Number Of Red Light Camera Tickets Issued At Millbrae Intersection Jumps From 40 Per Month To 600There’s nothing like a red light camera ticket that makes drivers angry.
San Francisco Considers Lowering Speed Limit To 20 Miles Per Hour In Some AreasA new report by the Budget Analyst’s Office found that lower speed limits in London and New York City resulted in a corresponding reduction in collisions.
Safest Cars Ever? Not A Single Driver Died In These 9 Vehicle ModelsVehicles have never been this safe, so safe in fact that 9 types of vehicles including some SUVs had zero driver deaths during the years studied.