Recent Streetsblog SF posts about Market Street

SFMTA to Install Three More Digital Bicycle Counters

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The SFMTA plans to install three more bicycle counters with digital displays on busy biking streets. They will be placed “at visible locations on high volume bicycle corridors,” though the exact spots haven’t been finalized, according to a city planning document. “Potential locations include Market Street, Valencia Street, and the Embarcadero.” The SFMTA has already […]

Police Ticket Cyclists Who Fail to Navigate Market and Octavia’s Bad Design

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Police were seen ticketing people on bikes navigating a poorly-designed junction at the dangerous Market Street and Octavia Boulevard intersection yesterday in the latest “People Behaving Badly” segment from KRON 4’s Stanley Roberts. The bike lane’s design is so flawed, in fact, that the only bike commuter Roberts showed navigating it properly happened to be one of the […]

SFMTA Proposes New Car Restrictions, Extended Bus Lanes on Lower Market

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Last week, the SFMTA presented its proposal to ban private auto drivers from turning onto Market Street, between Third and Eighth Streets. The move would be complemented with extended transit-only lanes, plus a new system of wayfinding signs aimed at keeping drivers off of Market. The new plans, named “Safer Market Street,” would be implemented over nearly a […]