Pending approval by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors, 98 residential units of housing for low-income senior citizens will be built at Sixth Avenue and Geary Boulevard, where a former funeral home now sits.
Environmental Impact Concerns Stall Whole Foods Store’s Move into New Geary and Masonic Location
A Whole Foods store’s move into the City Center at Masonic Avenue and Geary Boulevard is now on hold after the San Francisco Board of Supervisors reversed a decision by the SF Planning Department to exempt the project from an environmental review.
City OK’s plan for private vehicles to use red lanes
The SFMTA’s board of directors voted unanimously to approve the Geary-BRT Phase 1 plan as recommended by staff. The plan allows vehicles with 10 or more passengers to use Muni transit lanes and eliminates the #38-Geary Rapid stops in both directions at Geary and Spruce.
City attorney’s office responds to BRT allegations
The GBRT would strip Geary Boulevard of its traffic islands and trees and replace them with long stretches of bus-only lanes, painted red, along much of the major transit artery for the Richmond. An average of 52,000 passengers use the #38-Geary bus line daily.
Lawsuit claims transit agencies misled public
Opponents of the Geary Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project planned for Geary Boulevard released in May the opening arguments in a lawsuit filed against two San Francisco transportation agencies to derail the BRT.