Bike Plan Vote at MTA Board

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This Week in Livable Streets Events

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This week’s Streetsblog Calendar is weighted heavily with transit agency meetings, culminating with the SFMTA’s long-awaited vote on the Bike Plan. It won’t be all work though: Sunday holds major fun. Here are the week’s highlights. Tuesday: SFCTA Board of Directors Meeting. Eddy and Ellis sidewalk bulbs, streetcar procurements, and the Doyle Drive Replacement Project are on […]

MTA Board Votes to Approve EIR and Bike Plan

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In a decision advocates hailed as a victory for bicyclists in San Francisco, the MTA Board of Directors voted uaninmously this afternoon to approve the EIR and adopt the Bike Plan, legislating 45 of the 56 priority projects, which will add about 34 miles of new bike lanes in the city. A crowd of bicyclists […]

Today’s Headlines

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Controller’s Report Claims SF Streets and Sidewalks are Getting Cleaner (City Insider) SFMTA Committee Approves Parklets in Noe Valley and North Beach (SF Examiner) Transbay Blog Urges a Vote for Bert Hill and Robert Raburn For BART Board Plan to Give SFMTA World Series Tickets to Executive Staff Nixed (City Insider) Rangers’ Home, Arlington, “Largest […]

Mayor Newsom, City Agencies and Advocates Celebrate Bike Plan

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Mayor Newsom said bike lanes were part of a sustainable, 21st Century city. Photo: Matthew Roth At a press conference this afternoon characterized by relief and jubilation, Mayor Gavin Newsom, representatives from the city agencies responsible for San Francisco’s streets, and bicycle advocates celebrated the MTA’s adoption of the Bike Plan and the legislation of […]

Today’s Headlines

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Train Operators and Station Agents Union Votes to Reject BART Contract (SF Gate, ABC7) Mercury News Op-Ed Argues California Must Find Long-Term Transit Funding Solution New York Governor Picks Jay Walder to Head NY MTA (NYT, Post, Newsday, NY1) SFMTA Board Votes 4-3 to Secure Catastrophe Insurance Coverage (SF Gate) SF Supes Approve Plan to Install […]