The SF Municipal Transportation Agency is holding two meetings in August to show the public final details of the Geary Bus Rapid Transit plan slated to begin construction in the fall.
Three light-rail train stops and 36 more parking spaces may be permanently removed from
Taraval Street, between 15th and 46th avenues, if the SF Municipal Transportation
Agency’s (SFMTA) board of directors approves a final plan for the L-Taraval streetcar line
at its Dec. 5 meeting.
Letters to the Editor of the Sunset Beacon.
The SF Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) presented to the public on Oct. 18 its
final plan to ease traffic on Eighth Avenue, between Lake and Fulton streets in the Inner
Experts in various transportation modes came together at a Planning Association for the
Richmond (PAR) forum to discuss the future of transportation.
Lately, I have been wondering why the city’s transportation agency has been running
roughshod over merchants and local residents across town, and acting in total disregard
for the wishes of most San Francisco residents.
Political muscle and deal-making got Proposition E passed, which created
the SF Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA). The proposition was on the
November, 1999 ballot.
Whether it’s the Geary Bus Rapid Transit (BRT), or the L Taraval streetcar line, the public
and local merchants are ignored as being minor disruptions to the agency’s self-proclaimed higher ideals.
In the ballot pamphlet supporting their position, the 10 supervisors said, “Proposition E
will make Muni much more accountable for service delivered. It will take strong steps to
reduce traffic by finally making transit a real alternative to the automobile, and it will
ensure Muni is fully funded to meet the City’s transit needs for years to come.”
None of those goals have come to pass.
Editor: The SF Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) has quietly been adding angled parking near businesses in the Outer Sunset District. It sounds like a good idea to increase parking availability around a high traffic area, but […]
By Jonathan Farrell The squeaky wheels of city bicyclists got some grease at City Hall on April 14 when the SF Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA, or Muni) held a hearing to propose the installation of a bicycle […]