Eyes on the Street: Work on Clipper Street Bike Lane Starts

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DPT crews have begun striping a new bike lane on Clipper Street between Douglass Street and Portola Drive. Streetsblog tipster Nick sent us these photos of the work, which is expected to take a week to complete, according to Damon Curtis of the MTA's bike program. Nick points out that many residents on Clipper Street support the bike lane, part of a traffic calming project in the Bike Plan.

See more photos and get an update on other projects below the break.

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Meantime, the MTA has given us an update on the status of the remaining projects recently given the go ahead by a San Francisco judge:
  • Otis Street between Gough Street and South Van Ness Avenue. Work to begin on 12/17 if it IS raining (estimate 1 week to complete striping work)
  • 7th Avenue between Lawton Street and Lincoln Way. Work to begin after repaving work is finished (estimate 2 weeks to complete striping work)
  • JFK Drive between Kezar and Transverse Drives in Golden Gate Park. This project is proceeding on a separate legislative track led by the Recreation and Parks Department, and is expected to be complete in Spring 2010.

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And on sharrows, the street segments and sharrows installed to date are:
  • 5th, Market to Townsend (74)
  • Hayes, Baker to Scott (12) 
  • The Wiggle: Duboce, Waller, Pierce, Haight, & Scott (12)
  • Fulton, 23rd to 22nd (4) 
  • Wawona, 21st to 20th (4)

Sharrows will be installed on the following streets next:

  • Greenwich, Lyon to Octavia (44)
  • 23rd, Fulton to Lake (30)
  • Sansome, Sutter to Washington (34)
  • Geneva, Ocean to Alemany (38)