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Your Tuesday afternoon lunch break link bait. 

Regional Transit Agencies Have Been Using Muni Stops for Years: With what appears to be no trouble. [H/t: SF Examiner]

Riding the Yahoo Shuttle: Short version: "It was early. I was tired. People read books or worked on laptops. Then, when we came home, getting stuck in traffic was the worst." This piece about what it's like to ride a tech shuttle is so boring and inconsequential—and that's kind of the point. [H/t: Mission Local

Let's Improve 16th and Mission Without Making It Suck: Way to take a really strong stand against things that suck. [H/t: The Bold Italic]

E-Cigarette Regulations Planned: Side note—does anyone else find it disconcerting to see tobacco ads back on television? [H/t: SFGate]

Cities Mobilize to Resist Gentrification: One of the policy strategies is to keep the property taxes of long-time residents low. Who knew that Prop. 13 was secretly a progressive housing measure? [H/t: NYTimes]

Bar Owner Dennis Leary Opening Natoma Cabin: You know he just stole that idea for an 80s-style "warehouse club" from Bill Hicks, right? [H/t: Eater SF]

Condo Conversion Proposed for 19th and Howard: How dare they? That Starbucks is a historical landmark that deserves preservation. [H/t: Socket Site]

Mardi Gras Parade in Hayes Tonight: Yes. [H/t: Hayeswire]

 

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