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Bikeway on Mission Street Would Cost More Than One on Market

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Constructing raised, protected bike lanes on downtown Mission Street would cost more than building them on Market, according to SF Municipal Transportation Agency Director Ed Reiskin. The Mission bikeway proposal, which recently surfaced as an option to be studied in the repeatedly-delayed Better Market Street project, would entail abandoning long-sought bike safety improvements on Market, which is […]

New Supes Proposal Would Expedite Sidewalk Expansions

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[Note: This proposal was approved by the full Board of Supervisors.] Widening sidewalks in San Francisco is a time-consuming task — it’s the only city in California where even minor changes to a sidewalk’s width require legislative approval. But a new proposal headed to the SF Board of Supervisors would cut some of the red […]

J-Church Line Could Be the First to Get All-Door Boarding

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The J-Church has emerged as the top candidate for Muni to test all-door boarding as a way to speed up service on its busiest and least reliable lines. San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) Transit Director John Haley said today that it is being evaluated for a pilot program that could lead to a system-wide change […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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This week, the SF Planning Department kicks off its Green Connections Carnaval, the downtown bicycle parking ordinance goes before a Board of Supervisors committee, TransForm kicks off its regional Healthy Transportation Network, and more. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday: The SF Board of Supervisors Land Use and Economic Development Committee meets. On the […]