Today’s Headlines

  • Chronicle Coverage of 17th Street Pedestrian Plaza (SF Gate)
  • SF Appeal: "MTA Sting Nets Disabled Parking Abusers"
  • SF Fire Investigators Probe Series of Car Torchings (SF Gate, SFist)
  • Americans Still See Cars as #1 Household Necessity (Toll Roads News via Planetizen)
  • Build More Parking, Says Parking Lobby (AP)
  • Plans for New Southern Santa Clara County City Shelved (Merc
  • The Greatest Threat to the Planet? Try Cul-de-Sacs (Net Density via Streetsblog.net)
  • Berkeley’s David Brower Center Opens (Greenorati
  • State Legislator Wants More Funding for Bicycle Trail Maintenance (SC Signal)

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SFMTA Report: JFK Protected Bike Lanes Have Calmed Park Traffic

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John F. Kennedy Drive in Golden Gate Park is a bit calmer since it was reconfigured for San Francisco’s first parking-protected bike lane — and a majority of people like the change, according to a preliminary report [PDF] recently released by the SF Municipal Transportation Agency. Since JFK was redesigned, average speeds are down by two […]

Parking-Free Marina Path Plan Could Be Delayed By Boaters’ Parking Proposal

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Updated at 11:38 p.m. with further response from the Recreation and Parks Department below. The Marina Boulevard bicycle and pedestrian path was supposed to be car-free by now. The years-old plan to remove the 57 car parking spaces on the stretch between Scott and Baker Streets is scheduled to be implemented by this spring. But the SF Recreation and Parks […]