Recent Streetsblog SF posts about Bayview

Bayshore Blvd Gets Buffered Bike Lanes, But “Alemany Maze” Still a Barrier

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The SFMTA extended the buffered bike lanes on Bayshore Boulevard earlier this month from Silver Avenue south to Paul Avenue, reducing four traffic lanes to two. The street now provides a calmer, safer bicycling link for Bayview residents all the way up to where Bayshore ends, at Cesar Chavez Street and the “Hairball” freeway interchange. The […]

Cleaning Up SF’s Car-Littered Sidewalks Will Take More Than Parking Tickets

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Cars littered on San Francisco’s sidewalks are a painfully common sight. The problem is perhaps most prevalent in outer neighborhoods like the Sunset and Bayview, where, for decades, homeowners with residential garages have paved over their front yards. The pedestrian environment on these streets is left degraded, with swaths of dead space where families and people […]

POWER: Mobility for Low-Income San Franciscans Means Putting Transit First

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Advocates for San Francisco’s low-income communities have issued a new report calling for policy changes intended to improve Muni service, increase mobility for transit-dependent San Franciscans, reduce pollution from driving, and improve the city’s economy. “Next Stop: Justice” was released last month by People Organized to Win Employment Rights (POWER), a group that made headlines […]

Two-Way Protected Bikeway on Cargo Way Nearly Complete

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San Francisco’s first on-street, two-way protected bikeway is nearly complete, featuring bicycle traffic signals and green intersection bike markings. The bikeway, which is separated from motor vehicles by a fence and concrete median, provides a safer connection from Bayview and Hunter’s Point to Third Street and the north-south bike lanes on Illinois Street. “It’s exciting to […]