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This Week: Tell Supes to Hold Developers to the Transbay Plan

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Tomorrow, the Board of Supervisors is expected to approve a development tax to help fund the Caltrain/high-speed rail extension to the Transbay Transit Center, but could reduce the rate for developers and slash revenue for the project. You can help ensure this crucial regional transit connection gets completed by telling the supes to stick with […]

This Week: Learn About BART’s Bikes-On-Board Pilot

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This week, the SF Board of Supervisors holds a hearing on an appeal of the Transbay Transit Center District Plan, the SFBC talks about BART’s upcoming bikes on board pilot, and the East Bay Bike Party brings the Tour de France home. Here are all the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday: SF Supes Land Use and […]

Board of Supervisors: Vote on Transbay Transit Center Development Tax

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Developers who are building towers around the Transbay Transit Center in SoMa are fighting to reduce a special property tax that will be levied on developments in the area. The biggest loser could be the downtown rail extension to bring Caltrain and California high-speed rail into the terminal, as funds for the regional rail hub and other long-term projects would disappear. […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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This week, the mayoral candidates share their views on improving public space, SFMTA staff holds a community meeting on the Fell and Oak bikeways, Park(ing) Day reclaims street space once again, and Sunday Streets comes to Chinatown and North Beach. Here the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday: Mayoral Forum: From Streets to Parks: Safer, Greener Public […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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This week, a SPUR forum discusses innovative urban parks, the Board of Supervisors looks at restoring vehicle license fees, Sunday Streets gets things going with its fundraiser party, the Caltrain Board votes on devastating cuts, and the SF Bike Party celebrates your favorite female role-models. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday: Urban […]

MTA Releases Revised Budget Proposal, List of Muni Service Cuts

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Flickr photo: Steve Rhodes The Municipal Transportation Agency has released a revised budget proposal for the 2009-2010 fiscal year that calls for eliminating up to nine bus routes, and scaling back service on as many as 29 routes, including some popular lines, in a series of cost-cutting moves that would help Muni close a $129 […]