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.
Our webpage is www.greathauntway.com, and the event is Oct. 31, 3-6 p.m. at Taraval.
Closure of the Great Highway has INCREASED carbon emissions and hurt working people — but a compromise is possible.
Being a lifetime San Francisco resident for 75 years and enjoying Ocean Beach and the Great Highway areas for a fairly long time, I feel there is a simple solution that will satisfy the warring factions that seem bent on making this whole affair an either/or situation.
Stretch from Lincoln Way to Sloat Blvd will continue to be closed to car traffic on weekends and holidays, but will open up to car traffic during the week
“It’s certainly a complex process and issue,” said Edward Wright, legislative aide to District 4 Supervisor Gordon Mar. The Upper Great Highway is in Mar’s district.
I think it’s time for people who are for and against the Great Highway closure to try to find some middle ground. As someone pointed out on Nextdoor, the June 22 meeting was a waste of time …
Commissioner Chan expressed support in the long term for Concept Two, which features a promenade and two-way roadway, and in the short term, a timed promenade which would open the Great Highway to cars on weekdays and closed to cars as a promenade on weekends.
I strongly believe that the Upper Great Highway should immediately be opened fully and that there should be no two-year pilot study.
… anyone who has lived in this City for any length of time knows that “pilot programs” almost always become permanent.
Starting Wednesday, June 16, San Francisco Public Works will begin the annual sand maintenance activities along the Great Highway.
Why does MTA even bother to pretend our opinions have any influence on your decisions?
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.
On Sunday, April 17, a coalition of labor, faith, and community organizations and Supervisor Gordon Mar brought together hundreds of people in the Sunset District for a peaceful rally and march along the car-free Upper Great Highway in a powerful demonstration against hate and violence targeting the AAPI communities.
The Great Highway is “perfectly fine” in the same way the hideous Embarcadero Freeway was “perfectly fine” before it was demolished following the Loma Prieta earthquake.