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Parking–Not Bike Advocates–Trumped Fire Department Concerns on Upper Market

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It was celebrated as a victory for safety by cycling and walking advocates when the SFMTA voted last week to approve plans to add safety enhancements on Upper Market, including parking-protected bike lanes. But not, apparently, by San Francisco Chronicle columnists Phillip Matier and Andrew Ross. “Bikes win, Fire Department loses in Market Street redo” was the […]
A traffic zebra helped people cross Lincoln yesterday afternoon. Photos provided by Build Public.

Eyes on the Street: Tactical Urbanism in the Inner Sunset

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There was a zebra helping people cross Lincoln at 9th Thursday evening. There was also a small pop-up art display and a table and chairs. This bit of “tactical urbanism” was the result of work from Build Public, a non-profit that aims to provide “safe shared places to relax, play, connect and celebrate.” Some background from […]