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.
The SF County Transportation Authority (SFCTA), which is comprised of all 11 members
of the SF Board of Supervisors, allocated $580,926 in half-cent sales tax funds in July to
the SF Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) for traffic calming measures in
Golden Gate Park.
Weekends are a time for people to relax from the stresses of daily life and run
our errands. Taking traffic delays off the table is a goal we can achieve together.
“The Ocean Beach Master Plan, because of erosion at south
Ocean Beach, identified the need for some retreat so that the beach
can persist there, also protection of the wastewater infrastructure
there,” said Maggie Wenger, of the SF Planning Department,
during a community meeting in May.
Editor: The SF Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) has quietly been adding angled parking near businesses in the Outer Sunset District. It sounds like a good idea to increase parking availability around a high traffic area, but […]
By Jonathan Farrell The squeaky wheels of city bicyclists got some grease at City Hall on April 14 when the SF Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA, or Muni) held a hearing to propose the installation of a bicycle […]
Neighbors on 25th Ave. went on a seven month rollercoaster ride of rumbling trucks, racing road warriors and rocky roads that only now seems to be coming to an end.
Assemblyman Phil Ting submitted legislation in Sacramento
on Feb. 15 that would change the speed limit on Golden Gate Park
roads from 25 miles-per-hour (m.p.h.) to 15 m.p.h.
City planners and the SF Bicycle Coalition are set to create more of these “cycle tracks” around San Francisco but opposition is growing against the design found along John F. Kennedy Drive, near the east side of Golden Gate Park, with some disabled people and even some bicyclists saying that this design is more dangerous for them than not having any bike lanes at all.