Happy Labor Day

Bay_Bridge_Construction.jpgPhoto: Caltrans via smi23le’s Flickr page.

We’re taking the day off for Labor Day, even though there’s plenty to write about. By now you’ve probably heard crews discovered a crack in the Bay Bridge and it may not reopen tomorrow as scheduled. An announcement is expected late this afternoon. More coverage from our friends at SF Appeal, KCBS and Transbay Blog. For live bridge construction cams, go here. See you back here tomorrow.

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Workers offloading girders for HSR's Fresno trench. Photo: CAHSRA

Labor Day Weekend Roundup

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Streetsblog will not be publishing tomorrow/Friday or Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 3. However, before we go, there are a few short items of interest going into this long weekend: California High-Speed Rail Construction Update It seems appropriate, going into the Labor Day weekend, to acknowledge some of the labor going on in the Bay Area […]

Bike Path Tour of New Bay Bridge East Span

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From EBBC: Join us Tuesday, Sept 3, 6pm at West Oakland BART for a ride out on to the world’s longest bike pier, the new bike path of the East Span-pizza & drinks at Hot Italian afterwards. RSVP on Facebook The new East Span of the Bay Bridge is getting ready to open over Labor Day Weekend, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission announced […]

This Week: Talking Parking Reform, Sunday Streets Berkeley

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This week, the Board of Supervisors holds a hearing on Recreation and Parks Department’s use of vehicles in parks following death of a woman who was run over in Holly Park. Also, Wednesday is International Walk and Roll to School Day, SPUR hosts a forum on how American cities can overhaul parking requirements, take a walking […]

This Week: SFMTA Board Votes on Sunday Parking Meters

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Tomorrow, the SFMTA Board of Directors could vote tomorrow on a budget that caves to pressure from Mayor Ed Lee and undoes Sunday parking metering. On Thursday, a SPUR panel explores the idea of a contra-flow transit lane on the Bay Bridge. Here are this week’s calendar highlights: Tuesday: The SFMTA Board of Directors could vote on a […]