A San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) plan to convert angled parking spaces along Geary Boulevard between 15th and 29th avenues into parallel parking, as part of a “quick build” project, could be going to the agency’s board of directors as early as June 30 for approval.
Muni’s Financial Woes Put Plans for Rapid 29-Bus Line on Hold
Muni’s plan for adding “rapid” service to the 29-Sunset bus route is now in financial limbo, as the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) struggles with revenue shortfalls plus requests to bring back other lines eliminated during the pandemic.
SFMTA’s Tumlin Addresses Post-COVID Muni Issues
Muni bus service is slowly rolling away from the disaster of a recent pandemic and, judging by the information shared at a Jan. 18 meeting at the Richmond Recreation Center, all eyes now look toward its near and distant future.
Letter to the Editor: Against Removing Parking Spaces for Bikeshare
I am strongly against your plan, promoted by then-District 4 Supervisor Gordon Mar, who was defeated in the last election exactly for stunts like this, putting the Bike Coalition over his own constituents, that will remove parking and put a commercial enterprise in a residential neighborhood.
Major Plans Being Developed for Redesigning Lake Merced Blvd.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) is in the final stages of putting together a plan to make Lake Merced Boulevard safer, but at the expense of 190 parking spaces.
Commentary: Jeffrey Tumlin
In June, Proposition A, the Muni Reliability and Street Safety Bond, lost by just one and a half percentage points. As former San Francisco District 1 Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer wrote in these pages back in July, it was a “wake up call” for the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA). I agree with her. Moments like this are a good time to reflect on and adjust our approach.
Press Release: Transportation Options for Outside Lands Concert
SFMTA Weekend Transit and Traffic Advisory for
Weekend of Saturday, Aug, 6, 202
Commentary: Paul Kozakiewicz
The process of closing park roads was done with the verbal order of Phil Ginsburg, the general manager of the SF Recreation and Park Department, who was granted that authority under the city charter in the late 1800s.
Commentary: Julie Pitta
Today, a new group of activists is looking to build on the foundation laid by McIntyre. They are fighting to preserve Slow Lake Street, one of several Slow Streets created by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) in 2020.
Commentary: Sandra Lee Fewer
SFMTA’s Wake-Up Call By Sandra Lee Fewer The results of the June 7 election should have been a huge wake up call for SFMTA. I can’t remember when a bond measure has […]
Commentary: Tracy Thompson
The SFMTA has done irreparable harm to this City’s businesses. The vacant commercial storefronts along Van Ness, Market, and Irving are casualties of the SFMTA and indicative of Jeffrey Tumlin’s smug futuristic projects.
Press Release: L-Bus Route Service Changes
In response to changing trip patterns and subway improvements, service changes are scheduled for July 9 for the L Bus. The L Bus route will be shortened to run between the San Francisco Zoo and West Portal Station, with increased frequency of trips.
Richmond Residents Weigh in on Plans for Future of Lake Street
While residents living on or near Lake Street await a final decision, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) released survey results on how people in that area feel about ending the Slow Streets program there or making it permanent.
Geary Boulevard Improvement Project Riles Merchants
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.
Letter to the Editor: Don’t Eliminate Diagonal Parking on Geary
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.