Closure of the Great Highway has INCREASED carbon emissions and hurt working people — but a compromise is possible.
An installation project is set to begin on Monday, Aug. 16, which would close Transverse Drive in Golden Gate Park from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
The San Francisco Recreation and Park Commission (Rec. and Park) and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board (SFMTA) recently announced a special public hearing to discuss a “proposed pilot” on the Great Highway.
Motorists traveling through the Richmond District and Golden Gate Park along California State Route 1 can expect some road-sharing. changes soon.
End the traffic and gridlock in the outer avenues! Closure of the Upper Great Highway has made a mess of the neighborhood. Now that construction on 19th Avenue is taking place, things are even worse!
For at least the 31 years I have lived in the Sunset District, the UGH, bordered, on either side by parallel pedestrian/biking paths, has effectively and safely served its function of providing a (quite scenic!) route of access between Sloat Boulevard and Lincoln Way, without complaint and to everybody’s satisfaction.
“If Supervisor Mar truly cares about families, why does he consistently support actions that make it more difficult and expensive for anyone who must drive a vehicle?”
Joint strategy from Supervisor Mar, SFMTA, Recreation and Parks, SFCTA, and SFPD will address safety impacts of traffic redirected from Great Highway during emergency closure
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.
Sunday, July 28: The annual San Francisco Marathon will begin from The Embarcadero and Mission Street at 5:30 a.m., with staggered starts from 5:30 a.m. until 6:30 a.m.
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.
“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.
On the evening of Jan. 31, in the auditorium of the school at Zion Lutheran Church, more than 70 people gathered at a meeting led by District 1 Supervisor Sandra Lee Fewer to hear about Muni’s new plan, which will now drop the traffic diversion component entirely.
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.