Better Market Street Forum

The SF Transit Riders Union is hosting an educational forum on the Better Market Street plan. Do you ride Muni on Market Street? You and millions of other do so, come and learn about the City’s plan to improve this transit corridor for buses, pedestrians, bikes, skateboards, everyone!

We want to know how these changes will improve bus service. How Market Street will be nicer to walk or ride on?

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