Emptying JFK Promenade of cars has made the park feel truly like a park the past couple of years. MLK remains open for those who want to see the park from inside a car, and buses provide a low-cost way for anyone to visit.
Prop. I would reverse this effort, forcing car traffic back on JFK Drive and destroying the weekend compromise for the Upper Great Highway that District 4 residents support.
… there is plenty of room on the sidewalk for walkers and wheeling strollers.
Mayor London Breed’s proposal to permanently ban private motor vehicles from certain drives in Golden Gate Park will go before the Board of Supervisors soon, however, they might make some adjustments if they approve it.
As Outer Sunset/Parkside residents for 20+ years, we feel it is incumbent upon us to share our concerns about the current Upper Great Highway (UGH) policies and closures.
It is unfathomable that the needs of the elderly and the disabled and those multi-generational families from outlying neighborhoods are being dismissed.
For most people in the Sunset District, to see a classic Rolls Royce or a Bentley parked on the street is as rare as seeing a snow storm in San Francisco. But Carl Payne’s Parkside neighbors see the cars all the time.
Photos from the San Francisco Old Car Picnic at Speedway Meadow/Hellman Hollow in Golden Gate Park.