The Geary-BRT plan would have eliminated the center traffic islands and ripped out all the trees along them, then run Muni buses down the new lanes created, with the long-term goal of making space for a light-rail train to eventually roll down one of the most heavily traveled commercial corridors in the City.
In essence: from Park Presidio west to 28th Avenue, they plan to eliminate diagonal parking and replace it with parallel parking in order to streamline bus traffic with dedicated lanes.
The view north across Geary Boulevard from Arguello Boulevard, January 1947. The Larkins Building (the former Park and Ocean Railroad Co. Geary Street Carbarn), with signage for T.F. Ormand Dodge and Plymouth dealer at left, Roosevelt Junior High School at right.
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During a lengthy online meeting July 20, the Board of Directors of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) approved a permanent change on Geary Boulevard.
When this photograph, looking southeast towards Lone Mountain from Ninth Avenue near Geary Boulevard, was taken around 1890, the Star of the Sea Church, built in 1888, was still a new addition to the neighborhood. Visible in the distance is the Bay District Racetrack, Golden Gate Park and Mt. Sutra.
The cause of a fire that shut down five businesses and displaced residents at the intersection of Geary Boulevard and 18th Avenue was unintentional, according to an incident report from the San Francisco Fire Department.
A 54-year-old man who was struck by a vehicle during the early morning hours of Aug. 4 died several weeks after the accident.
“… transportation planers
manipulated data when it did not suit them, rushed into the EIR and missed being able to qualify for $100 million in federal funds.”
Although the location, at one of the busiest intersections in the City, might appear to be a
highly profitable one, it seems this was not the case for Best Buy.
The project is funded from the $248 million Road Repaving and Street Safety
Bond, which voters passed in 2011.