This Week: Supes Debate Free Muni for Youth vs. Maintenance

This week, the Board of Supervisors revisits whether to fund free Muni for youth or Muni maintenance, and the SF Bicycle Coalition hosts a ride to envision protected bike lanes on Second Street.

Here are all the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar:

Keep an eye on the calendar for updated listings. Got an event we should know about? Drop us a line.

  • mikesonn

    Tonight in North Beach. Please come if you are available and interested in the boring machine extraction impacts on North Beach.

    http://www.centralsubwaysf.com/sites/default/files/pdfs/11-19-12_North_Beach_Community_Meeting.pdf

  • mikesonn

    Thank you for moving up to the calendar. Here is the “review” of the other options that was passed along by the SFMTA prior to tonight’s meeting:

    http://www.centralsubwayblog.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/TBM-Retrieval-Options-Chart.pdf

  • Peter M

     What’s this about a Phase III? Are they actually starting to plan for an extension (Not just the TBM extraction tunnels) to North Beach and beyond?

  • mikesonn

    Phase 3 planning has not begun. They hope to “start soon”.

    And actually, at the meeting last night, Reiskin mentioned that for an extension, the tunneling would begin in Fisherman’s Wharf and come back towards North Beach’s TBM extraction box.

    Last night was a mess and it’ll be interesting to see where the SFMTA goes from here. In summary, the neighborhood (at least 95% of those in attendance) are strong against the current plan to pull the TBM out at Washington Square Park and are “strongly” urging the SFMTA to go back and come up with a better plan. The utility relocation work is already 80% finished and the TMB extraction box work starts in April, so I really doubt the SFMTA will want to start over on a new idea.

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