Potrero Pedestrian Median Meeting With DPW and Planning

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Potrero Ave. Safety Redesign Limps Toward the Finish Line

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Updated 11/14, 2:34 p.m. with response from Supervisor David Campos below. Design options for the embattled plan to improve safety Potrero Avenue have come down to the two blocks between 22nd and 24th Streets in front of SF General Hospital. According to a vote via stickers placed on a board, most attendees at a public […]

Some Residents Urge City to Make Bolder Safety Upgrades on Potrero

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The city’s latest proposal to improve safety and transit service on Potrero Avenue is slightly different than earlier versions of the plan. While the redesign would expand pedestrian space, some residents at a public meeting yesterday pointed out that it could do much more to make the street safer for biking and walking. Staff from the Department […]

Eyes On The Street: Potrero Median Fence Is Partially Built

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Photos by Matthew Roth A five-foot tall median fence that some advocates fear will actually make the area more dangerous for pedestrians is now being installed on Potrero Avenue between 25th Street and Cesar Chavez. As my colleague Matthew Roth has reported, DPW and MTA are erecting the fence to to prevent people from making […]

Mission Neighbors Upset Over Proposed Pedestrian Fence

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A group of skaters stopped on the Potrero Avenue median half-way between 26th and Cesar Chavez Some community members in the Mission are upset that the MTA has proposed building a fence along a median on Potrero Avenue between Cesar Chavez and 25th Street to prevent jaywalking.   Owing to the success of the recently […]

DPW Agrees to Delay Pedestrian Median Fence on Potrero Ave

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DPW says the Potrero median fence will resemble this one on Van Ness In a closed meeting of agency staff this morning, the DPW agreed to delay the construction of a median fence on Potrero Avenue between 25th Street and Cesar Chavez until they conduct further community outreach in conjunction with Supervisor David Campos’ office.  […]