Rec and Park Commission Vote On Parking Meters in GG Park

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This Week: Another Chance to Speak Against a Muni Fare Hike

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This Thursday, the SFMTA holds the second of five town hall budget meetings, where riders can speak up for measures like extending parking meter hours, enforcing existing garage regulations, and other ways to address the agency’s shortfall without imposing a fare hike on Muni riders. There’s also plenty in store for the weekend, including the […]

Supervisors Give Golden Gate Park Meter Study the Go-Ahead

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Could parking meters ruin this view? Flickr photo: morganthemoth In a vote that signaled both San Francisco’s new direction on parking policy and the severity of current budget shortfalls, the Board of Supervisors yesterday approved an ordinance giving the MTA authority to study installing parking meters in the eastern portion of Golden Gate Park. By […]

SF Supes Committee Supports GG Park Metering and Streetscape Bond

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The Board of Supervisors Budget and Finance Committee showed unanimous support today for a pair of proposals that will both have major impacts on people walking, biking, using transit and driving in the city. Drivers often take advantage of Golden Gate Park’s free on-street parking. Flickr photo: morganthemoth The first is a measure to begin […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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If you can afford to take off work Tuesday morning come attend a special meeting of the MTA Board that will include a vote on declaring a fiscal emergency. Then, take a long lunch on Thursday to check out an example of new transit-oriented development in the Bayview. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog […]

Tonight: Tour Proposed New Public Spaces with Rec & Park

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Get ready to peek into a possible future for San Francisco parks. This evening and next week, the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department will lead a tour of four properties being considered for purchase and transformation into parkland. The locations being considered are at 17th and Folsom; Palou and Phelps in the shadow of […]

This Week: Making Sunday Streets Routine in the Mission

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Tonight, join a community discussion on how the Mission can enjoy Sunday Streets more often. And if you haven’t made it to one of the SFMTA’s town hall budget meetings, Wednesday is your last chance. Also be sure not to miss this Thursday’s SPUR forum on how to save transit throughout the Bay Area. Here are […]