Polk Street Improvement Project Community Meeting

From SFBC:

Polk Street connects thousands of San Franciscans to work, school, the waterfront and thriving commercial corridors from Market Street to the Bay. The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition has a vision for a street with a separated bikeway, calmed traffic and improved intersections to the street making it safer for the large numbers of people walking and biking to the local businesses, shops and restaurants.

Join Your Neighbors to Improve Polk Street

The SFMTA is holding a series of community meetings in 2012 to hear from you about what you’d like to see on Polk Street. Come to the first community meeting just announced for Wednesday September 26.

SFMTA project website

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