If a picture is worth a thousand words, these thousands of pictures are worth exponentially more. Ken Murphy, who lives on 30th Street at the intersection of Church Street, made this time-lapse movie of the Muni rail replacement project and set it to a decidedly Wes Anderson-esque score. No matter if you read the post I wrote earlier today, I recommend you watch this. It’s a strange insect-like dance, condensing nearly three days into 13 minutes.
The accessible outbound platform at Church and 30th Streets. Photo: Michael Rhodes "Stops are too close together on Judah Street" goes the common refrain among many of Muni’s N-Judah riders — at least the able-bodied ones. Barely 300 feet of relatively flat terrain separates two stops in an especially egregious case. But for Tatiana Kostanian, […]
The thousands of daily travelers converging at the crowded Church and Duboce transit and bicycle junction can look forward to a host of streetscape improvements to make it safer and more inviting in the next couple of years. The Duboce Muni portal, converted from a street-level railway decades ago, has remained one of the city’s hairiest junctures […]
Taking advantage of a long weekend, a capital construction crew of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), which runs Muni, spent three frenzied days working around the clock to replace aging J-Church tracks at the intersection of Church and 30th streets. The work on the intersection cost $1 million and was part of the […]
Red-colored transit-only lanes on Church Street won’t come until some time in January, according to SF Municipal Transportation Agency spokesperson Paul Rose, who cited rainy weather as the reason for the delay. The project would be one of San Francisco’s first to add transit-only lanes with colorful pavement to emphasize that they’re off-limits to drivers. […]
MTA Spokesperson Judson True Leaving to Work for Supes Prez David Chiu (City Insider) More on the Muni Budget and Yesterday’s MTA Board Meeting (BCN via CBS5, SF Gate) Transbay Blog Takes a Look at the MTA Budget and SPUR’s Proposals TWU and Former Newsom Strategist Part Ways After One Week (SF Examiner) SUV Driver […]
N-Judah track at 19th Avenue. Photo: Michael Rhodes After taking a beating from the never-ending flow of traffic on 19th Avenue and Sunset Boulevard for 30 years, the N-Judah’s track will be replaced where it intersects with those two streets starting Friday. For the next two weekends and the first weekend in December, crews will […]