Recent Streetsblog SF posts about GJEL

A look at a short segment of Geary that will get true "BRT" upgrades. Image: CTA

SPUR Talk: Update on Geary Corridor Bus Rapid Transit

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The San Francisco County Transportation Authority (CTA), along with SFMTA, is completing its final environmental review for “Bus Rapid Transit” and other street improvements on Geary. Last week, the San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR) held an update/discussion about this busy corridor. As many Streetsblog readers already know, the planned improvements are primarily […]
The walk ended in front of City Hall in San Francisco. Photo: Streetsblog

Remembering Victims of Road Violence

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Yesterday afternoon, advocates from Walk San Francisco joined the newly formed “Families for Safe Streets” and others, for a walk of remembrance for traffic victims. The walk, with a crowd of nearly 100 participants, started at 16th and Mission and followed a circuitous route through some of San Francisco’s most notorious intersections, concluding with a […]

SPUR talk on Local Measures: BART Bond Passes, Mixed Results on Others

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This afternoon, the San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR), hosted a post-election analysis of local races and measures with political consultants David Latterman of Fall Line Analytics and Alex Clemens of Lighthouse Public Affairs. Clemens started off his presentation and summed up the mood in the room with a single word: “sh*t!” […]

Final Push on BART Bond

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Press, advocates and politician gathered at 8:30 this morning in front of Oakland City Hall for a final push for the $3.5 billion BART bond, Measure RR. As Streetsblog readers will recall, the bond is intended to rebuild and upgrade BART’s aged infrastructure, focusing on the exiting tracks, trains, tunnels, signals and electrical systems. From the […]

Alameda Advocates Continue Push for Alternative to Posey Hell Tunnel

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Advocate-volunteers with BikeWalk Alameda took shifts today counting cyclists and pedestrians passing through the Posey Tube on their way between western Alameda and Oakland. The count will be used to help push for a pedestrian and bicycle drawbridge between Alameda and Jack London Square, across the Alameda estuary. “That’s the big, long term goal,” said Brian McGuire, […]

Subway Metadata Master Plan

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Yesterday afternoon the Land Use and Transportation Committee of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors heard a presentation from transportation officials on efforts to design a “Subway Master Plan,” a long-range blueprint for a subway network for San Francisco. From a release on the meeting from Supervisor Scott Wiener’s office: Today at the Land Use […]