Meet New Supervisor Eric Mar

ALSO ON STREETSBLOG

Thanks for a Wonderful First Birthday Party!

|
Every day at Streetsblog San Francisco, we are rewarded by the intelligence, passion, and interest of our readership, for which we count our blessings. Unlike so much of the drivel that passes for comments on some other sites, many of our stories turn into running editorials with each new insight from you, dear readers. Unfortunately, […]

Geary BRT Plan Watered Down to Appease Parking-Obsessed Merchants

|
Update: This plan may not be “watered down” after all. See our follow-up report here. Planners are touting a new proposed configuration for Geary Bus Rapid Transit that would forgo bus passing lanes in order to preserve car parking to appease merchants. Separated, center-median bus lanes would be retained, and project backers hope the changes […]

Supes Avalos, Wiener Clash on Equitable Spending Strategies for Muni

|
Supervisors John Avalos and Scott Wiener are sparring over how new revenue for transit should be spent to benefit the Muni riders who need it most. With tax measures proposed for the 2014 ballot that could significantly increase transportation funds, Avalos introduced a charter amendment yesterday that would “require the city to prioritize investments to address existing […]