Starting this month, construction is going to begin on Taraval Street as SFMTA/Muni begins a two- to three-year construction project ripping up Taraval Street to install new sewer lines, and then repaving Taraval Street, reinstalling the overhead lines and tracks, building the boarding islands, etc.
In an effort to fully accommodate the final phase of the Inner Sunset Streetscape Improvement Project, shuttle buses will substitute for the N-Judah line between Ocean Beach and Carl and Cole streets starting on April 13 and continuing for approximately two weeks.
The SF Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) held an open house on Sept. 12 at the Sunset Cooperative Nursery School on Lawton Street to allow west side residents to give feedback on a plan to enact pedestrian safety measures along the Lower Great Highway.
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.
It is time to scrap this Frankenstein “hybrid” plan that was concocted for the Richmond and to start work on a real transportation plan, one that considers everyone’s needs and best interests, not just the narrow-minded aims of a wayward transportation agency.
As the Sunset District struggles to fill vacant commercial buildings, some merchants along Taraval Street west of 25th Avenue wonder if the recent removal of about 70 parking spaces on the commercial corridor might also be the final factor that puts them out of business.
“For years, I’ve heard many residents complain to me about the safety conditions of theLower Great Highway,” said San Francisco Supervisor Katy Tang, who represents the Sunset District.
A north-south-avenue in the Sunset District appears to be moving from a road commonly used by bicycles to a legitimate, city-approved traffic corridor complete with a few bulb-out accessories.
Officials at the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (Muni) are taking
another look at a plan to put speed humps and traffic diversions along Eighth Avenue, between Fulton and Lake streets.
The SF Municipal Transportation Agency’s (SFMTA) board of directors voted unanimously on Dec. 5 to remove the Muni L-Taraval streetcar stop at 35th Avenue and Taraval Street in an effort to reduce transit times from the SF Zoo to
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
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.