Community Meeting: Bike Lanes on Upper Market Street

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Tomorrow: Support a Safer Upper Market With Protected Bike Lanes

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The SFMTA will hold an open house tomorrow on bike and pedestrian safety upgrades along upper Market Street, which could include bulb-outs to calm the street’s wide, dangerous intersections and protected bike lanes on some segments. The SFMTA’s proposal hasn’t been presented yet, but safe streets advocates say they worry the bike improvements may not be as […]
Upper Market. Image: Google maps

Hearing Could Delay Upper Market Bike Lanes Again

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A source has informed the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition (SFBC) that at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ regular meeting this afternoon, mayoral appointee Jeff Sheehy may vote for the planned parking-protected bike lanes on Upper Market to be delayed over an environmental challenge to the project. That’s led the SFBC to question Sheehy’s commitment […]
SFBC's Janelle Wong at the front of a line of advocates who urged the Board of Supervisors to reject any more delays to protected bike lanes on Upper Market. Photo: SFBC

A Victory for Bike and Safety Activism on Upper Market Protected Bike Lanes

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As Streetsblog readers have surely seen on social media, heard through the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition (SFBC), or read in the SF Examiner, advocates fended off a last attempt (one hopes) to jam up the Upper Market parking protected bike lane project. Yesterday afternoon, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to deny a […]

SFMTA Open House on Upper Market Street Protected Bike Lanes

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This meeting was postponed from April 28. From SFMTA: This open house is an opportunity for the public to learn about upcoming safety improvements coming to the Upper Market corridor. With a clear need to improve safety on Upper Market Street, the SFMTA will explain how proposed engineering measures will directly respond to the existing […]