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MTA Releases Video of Muni Crash at West Portal Station

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The MTA has released video of Saturday’s Muni collision, which was captured by several platform cameras at the West Portal Station. The footage showing an L train slamming into the rear of a K train, and the immediate aftermath, was in the custody of the National Transportation Safety Board but turned back over to Muni […]

Funding Approved for Masonic EIR and Cargo Way Protected Bikeway

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The Masonic Avenue Streetscape Project took another step forward today after the board of the San Francisco County Transportation Authority approved funding to conduct an environmental impact report (EIR). The board also gave the green light to funds to construct the city’s first on-street two-way protected bike lane on Cargo Way in Hunter’s Point. The Masonic […]

Judge Busch Could Block New Bike Lanes Through March 2010

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Judge Busch could partially lift the injunction for now, allowing the city to paint sharrows but not bike lanes. Flickr photo: BikePortland.org The injunction that has hung like a pall over San Francisco’s efforts to improve bicycle infrastructure for the city’s growing number of bicyclists will remain for at least another ten days, and could […]

Bay Bridge Steel Sails into Bay, Work to Begin Mid-February

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Massive yellow structures called "sea fasteners" help insulate the delicate cargo during its trans-Pacific voyage. Photos: Jackson Solway For the engineers toiling to complete the replacement of the Bay Bridge, their ship has finally come in. After more than than 15 months of delays spurred by weld fabrication and inspection issues, the first steel sections […]