Streetsblog tipster and advocate Brian Coyne brought this to our attention: “SFMTA’s Sixth Street Safety Project, which Streetsblog has covered several times over the last few years, has now had the bike lane component removed.” The plan, as shown on the agency’s project page, is now to remove the bike facility and add an additional northbound […]
SFMTA's new fine structure has some safe-streets advocates fuming.
This spring, as part of the Muni Forward project, the city installed two new traffic circles and two new signals on McAllister Street to improve the performance of the 5 Fulton bus.
The needs of transit riders must come first during the Twin Peaks tunnel summer shutdown
It was a tough race, but yesterday candidate Mark Leno finally conceded to London Breed. “As mayor, I will create more housing and help those struggling with homelessness, drug addiction, and mental illness get the support and services they need,” wrote Breed in a tweet about her victory. Speaking of housing, nobody in the urbanist/safe and […]
Note: GJEL Accident Attorneys regularly sponsors coverage on Streetsblog San Francisco and Streetsblog California. Unless noted in the story, GJEL Accident Attorneys is not consulted for the content or editorial direction of the sponsored content. San Francisco has purchased its first three ‘Vision Zero’ street sweepers. These new sweepers, as pictured above, are smaller than normal and […]
When Caltrain finishes modernizing, there may be even fewer places for bike storage.
Note: GJEL Accident Attorneys regularly sponsors coverage on Streetsblog San Francisco and Streetsblog California. Unless noted in the story, GJEL Accident Attorneys is not consulted for the content or editorial direction of the sponsored content. In San Francisco, putting a bike share station at the top of a hill has predictable results. People are happy to rent […]
This week BART announced that it has ground and reshaped the wheels on more than half of its train cars, as part of an ongoing effort to reduce the transit system’s infamous and ear-splitting howl. The wheels are being ground to “an advanced wheel profile that reduces both noise and wear on the rail,” wrote […]
California’s Transit Density Bill, S.B. 827, may have failed last April, in some part, because of San Francisco’s mayoral contest, explained Alex Clemens of Lighthouse Public Affairs, at a post-election discussion today at SPUR’s San Francisco location. “827 became politicized for various communities and desires,” he said. And it got dragged into local politics when mayoral candidate Jane Kim […]
RM3 passes, Mandelman takes District 8, and the Mayor is...???
Note: Metropolitan Shuttle, a leader in bus shuttle rentals, regularly sponsors coverage on Streetsblog San Francisco and Streetsblog Los Angeles. Unless noted in the story, Metropolitan Shuttle is not consulted for the content or editorial direction of the sponsored content. A little over a week ago, BART held a community ribbon-cutting celebration for its new ten-mile, two-station extension from the end of the Pittsburg/Bay Point line […]