SFBC Energizer Station: Upper Market

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Hearing Could Delay Upper Market Bike Lanes Again

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A source has informed the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition (SFBC) that at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ regular meeting this afternoon, mayoral appointee Jeff Sheehy may vote for the planned parking-protected bike lanes on Upper Market to be delayed over an environmental challenge to the project. That’s led the SFBC to question Sheehy’s commitment […]
SFBC's Janelle Wong at the front of a line of advocates who urged the Board of Supervisors to reject any more delays to protected bike lanes on Upper Market. Photo: SFBC

A Victory for Bike and Safety Activism on Upper Market Protected Bike Lanes

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As Streetsblog readers have surely seen on social media, heard through the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition (SFBC), or read in the SF Examiner, advocates fended off a last attempt (one hopes) to jam up the Upper Market parking protected bike lane project. Yesterday afternoon, the San Francisco Board of Supervisors unanimously voted to deny a […]

Work Begins on Upper Market Street Bike Lane Improvements

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Preparations for improvements [pdf] to the Upper Market Street bike lanes are underway and when completed will mark a step towards safer passage for travelers by bike at three intersections along the city’s busiest bike corridor, where a vision for a protected bikeway was dropped nearly forty years ago. The extended bike lanes should provide […]
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Parking–Not Bike Advocates–Trumped Fire Department Concerns on Upper Market

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It was celebrated as a victory for safety by cycling and walking advocates when the SFMTA voted last week to approve plans to add safety enhancements on Upper Market, including parking-protected bike lanes. But not, apparently, by San Francisco Chronicle¬†columnists¬†Phillip Matier and Andrew Ross. “Bikes win, Fire Department loses in Market Street redo” was the […]

SFMTA Open House on Upper Market Street Protected Bike Lanes

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This meeting was postponed from April 28. From SFMTA: This open house is an opportunity for the public to learn about upcoming safety improvements coming to the Upper Market corridor. With a clear need to improve safety on Upper Market Street, the SFMTA will explain how proposed engineering measures will directly respond to the existing […]