This Week in Livable Streets Events

Muni sliced its overall service frequency by ten percent over the weekend, so if you’re not already riding a bicycle, Bike to Work Day on Thursday might just be the time to start! Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar:

Keep an eye on the calendar for updated listings. Got an event we should know about? Drop us a line.

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SFMTA Board Repeals Sunday Parking Meters

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The SFMTA Board of Directors today caved to pressure from Mayor Ed Lee by removing Sunday parking meters, a move folded into its approval of the agency’s two-year budget. The Sunday meter reversal was supported by all but one of the SFMTA’s board members, who are appointed by the mayor. Board member Cristina Rubke said she […]

At 40 Years, San Francisco’s Transit-First Policy Still Struggles for Traction

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The first private automobile users on early 20th-century American streets were generally accorded no special privileges on the public right-of-way. “The center of the road was reserved for streetcars, and the new automobiles had to move out of the way,” as Renee Montagne describes it in the 1996 documentary Taken for a Ride, which chronicles […]

Supe Wiener’s Misguided Opposition to Sunday Parking Meters

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Since Scott Wiener took office as District 8 supervisor, he’s stood out as a progressive transportation advocate at City Hall, holding the SFMTA accountable for improving service for Muni riders, making the streets safer for pedestrians, and more. So it was disappointing to hear him say he’s against the SFMTA’s long-overdue proposal to enforce parking meters […]

This Week: Bikes on BART, Second Street, Muni Love

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Some crucial projects and board decisions are on the calendar this week, including the new design for Second Street and the BART Board’s vote on removing bike bans. And don’t miss out on your chance to find Muni love at SFTRU’s first dating game fundraising event. Here are all the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday: SPUR holds […]