SF Board of Supervisors Land Use and Economic Development Committee

Agenda [PDF]

Of note:

3. 111285 [Changing the Official Sidewalk Width - Portion of Mason Street]
Ordinance amending Ordinance No. 1061 entitled “Regulating the Width of Sidewalks”
by adding thereto Section 1590 to change the official sidewalk width of Mason Street
starting at the southwest corner of the intersection of Mason Street and Washington
Street and continuing south 29.52 feet; making environmental findings and findings
pursuant to the General Plan and Planning Code Section 101.1; requiring relocation,
modification, or both of facilities affected by the sidewalk width change. (Public Works


SF Board of Supes Land Use & Economic Development Committee Meeting

Agenda and schedule Of note: 2. 110316 [Street Vacation Order – Joe DiMaggio Playground Master Plan – Mason Street] Sponsors: Mayor; Chiu Ordinance ordering the vacation of the one block portion of Mason Street between Lombard Street and Columbus Avenue for purposes of the North Beach Public Library and Joe DiMaggio Playground Master Plan, subject to certain conditions; […]

SF Board of Supervisors Meeting

Schedule and agenda Of note: 1. 110434 [Public Works Code – Waiver of Certain Temporary Street Space Occupancy Fees] Sponsor: Avalos Ordinance waiving San Francisco Public Works Code Section 724.1(b), which imposes temporary street space occupancy fees, on Saturday, May 7, 2011, and Saturday, May 21, 2011, for certain streets in San Francisco, as part of Small Business Week […]

SFMTA Engineering Public Hearing

Agenda Items of Note: ESTABLISH — NO PARKING ANY TIME ESTABLISH — SIDEWALK WIDENING 8th Street, east side, from 178 feet to 262 feet north of Mission Street (sidewalk widened from 10 to 15 feet, removes 11 metered spaces #15-41, 33 8th Street) ESTABLISH — ABILITY OF PERMITTED COMMUTER SHUTTLE BUS TO USE MUNI BUS […]

Sidewalk Cycling Ban Again Proposed for Downtown San Jose

San Jose Department of Transportation (SJDOT) officials announced at a community meeting Wednesday evening that a downtown sidewalk cycling ban is again under consideration, explaining that the “Walk Your Bike” signs and banners installed in December 2013 had largely failed to convince bicyclists to ride in the streets rather than on sidewalks. Three members of […]

Committee Punts San Jose Sidewalk Cycling Ban to City Council

After hearing over an hour of public comments on Monday afternoon both strongly supporting and opposing a ban on cycling on sidewalks in downtown San Jose, the city’s Transportation and Environment Committee chose not to recommend to the City Council any ordinance that would restrict sidewalk cycling. Seniors, speaking in favor of banning cycling on […]