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Supe Wiener’s Misguided Opposition to Sunday Parking Meters

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Since Scott Wiener took office as District 8 supervisor, he’s stood out as a progressive transportation advocate at City Hall, holding the SFMTA accountable for improving service for Muni riders, making the streets safer for pedestrians, and more. So it was disappointing to hear him say he’s against the SFMTA’s long-overdue proposal to enforce parking meters […]

Supes Avalos, Wiener Clash on Equitable Spending Strategies for Muni

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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 […]

This Week: Bikes on BART, Second Street, Muni Love

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Some crucial projects and board decisions are on the calendar this week, including the new design for Second Street and the BART Board’s vote on removing bike bans. And don’t miss out on your chance to find Muni love at SFTRU’s first dating game fundraising event. Here are all the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday: SPUR holds […]

Supes, SFPD, SFMTA Stand With Crash Victims and Advocates at City Hall

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SFPD officials, transportation department heads, and three supervisors stood outside City Hall this morning alongside safe streets advocates and people whose lives have been affected by traffic violence. The press conference served as a call to action and a memorial for victims of traffic violence in the past year, with participants holding Valentines featuring names of […]