Making Lake a Slow Street, say on Sundays, 9 a.m.–6 p.m., might be nice, but it’s hardly necessary. A permanent seven-day Slow Street serves no purpose.
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.
At today’s Board of Supervisors meeting, Supervisor Connie Chan asked Mayor London Breed about her vision for post-pandemic road measures in San Francisco, specifically Great Highway, JFK Drive, and Slow Streets.
Lately, artist Anthony Ryan has been mailing drawings in colored pencil to friends. He has drawn such common objects, such as leaves, twigs, bottlecaps, clothespins and pinecones in actual size. On his website, he wrote: “It’s been a way to meditate on this year of loss and fear and connect with the people in my life.”
… walkers, bikers, runners and skaters will enjoy a virtually car-free route from the east end of Golden Gate Park to the ocean, the San Francisco Recreation and Park Department announced today.
A month after the City banned motor vehicle through traffic on Lake Street between Second and 28th avenues, some locals are fine with the measures, while a lack of social-distancing etiquette among pedestrians and bicyclists makes others nervous.