Meet new Supervisor John Avalos

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SPUR Hosting a Meet-and-Greet With Supervisor Avalos Tonight

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SPUR’s series of meetings with new Supervisors continues tonight with District 11 Supervisor John Avalos. This is a good opportunity to learn more about his District 11 priorities and share your own ideas. SPUR312 Sutter, suite 5005:45 -7 p.m.$5 for members; $10 for non-members Meet your Supervisors: A Four Part Series Eric Mar (D1-Richmond): Thursday, […]

Supervisor Avalos, Advocates Call for More Equitable Muni Budget

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Supervisor John Avalos at Transit Justice rally. Photos by Bryan Goebel. Supervisor John Avalos, leading the charge for a Muni budget that is more equitably balanced between drivers and transit riders, was joined Monday by a broad coalition of advocates, including groups representing seniors and youth, in a rally designed to pressure the MTA into […]

Supes Avalos, Wiener Clash on Equitable Spending Strategies for Muni

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Supervisors John Avalos and Scott Wiener are sparring over how new revenue for transit should be spent to benefit the Muni riders who need it most. With tax measures proposed for the 2014 ballot that could significantly increase transportation funds, Avalos introduced a charter amendment yesterday that would “require the city to prioritize investments to address existing […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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This week, the SF Planning Department kicks off its Green Connections Carnaval, the downtown bicycle parking ordinance goes before a Board of Supervisors committee, TransForm kicks off its regional Healthy Transportation Network, and more. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday: The SF Board of Supervisors Land Use and Economic Development Committee meets. On the […]