SFO

2:29pm

Sat July 6, 2013
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Plane crashes on the runway at SFO

A picture tweeted by David Eun, Samsung exec who said he was on the flight (via Twitter)
https://twitter.com/Eunner

A Boeing 777 crashed on the runway at SFO today. For updates, follow KQED's breaking news page devoted to the crash:

http://blogs.kqed.org/newsfix/2013/07/06/airliner-crash-lands-at-san-francisco-international-airport/

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4:55pm

Wed April 10, 2013
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San Francisco Airport bans rideshare app companies from taxi line

The taxi line at SFO (photo via flickr user photonburst)

 

Last month, San Francisco International Airport issued cease-and-desist orders to six different app-based rideshare companies like LyftSideCar, and UberX.

These companies connect regular drivers –not licensed taxi or limo drivers– to passengers via smartphone app. The driver gets paid through a voluntary donation, also done through the app.

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7:18pm

Thu January 24, 2013
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99% Invisible: Design for Airports

Courtesy of 99percentinvible.com and http://www.gensler.com/#viewpoint/features/49

When Roman Mars spoke with Allison Arieff about the design of airports she said, if all airports simply played Brian Eno’s album Music for Airports over the speakers, every airport would be better. 

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