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Collecting Data to Push for Safer Biking on Valencia

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During yesterday evening’s rush hour, safe streets advocates, organized by Catherine Orland, District 9 representative to the Bicycle Advisory Committee and longtime member and volunteer with the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, started collecting hard data about how often the bike lanes on Valencia Street are blocked by motorists. Take a wild guess what they found: […]

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 […]

Valencia Project Will Bring Improvements Worth the Short-Term Headaches

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Construction begins this week on a nine-month project that could periodically disrupt Valencia Street’s bike lanes. The result, residents hope, will be a greatly improved streetscape for pedestrians and bicyclists. Valencia Street at 15th Street. Flickr photo: Iznot The Valencia Streetscape Improvements project, which spans Valencia from 15th Street to 19th Street, is intended to […]