I’ve noticed the high speed in 19th Avenue. Ive talked to bus drivers and the response its been the same: the speed of some drivers is very high and above the limits. It feels dangerous to be close to the road or even 10 feet away, close to the wall of a house or business …
The question of whether John F. Kennedy Drive in Golden Gate Park and the Upper Great Highway at Ocean Beach will go back to car traffic, as they were before the pandemic, is going to the voters this November.
This section of the project will allow drivers traveling south on Chain of Lakes Drive to turn eastbound onto a one-way MLK Drive to make their way to Sunset Boulevard, while the north half of this section of road will remain car-free for cyclists and pedestrians.
It seems fairly obvious to all but the smallest percentage of people, that if the highway is going to be open to traffic during the week, it’s ludicrous to close the highway at noon on Fridays.
Those who view the weekday re-opening of the Great Highway as a change for the worse completely ignore the fallout of the decision to close the Great Highway in the first place.
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.