This Week in Livable Streets Events

This week, the SFMTA Board of Directors hears an update on the People’s Plan, the EBBC urges Oakland supporters to speak up for bike lanes around Lake Merritt BART Station, and the SF Planning Commission holds a hearing on a luxury condo development at the Embarcadero. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar:
  • Tuesday: The SFMTA Board of Directors meets. On the agenda is a measure to set penalties for fraudulent Residential Parking Permit applications, a policy for removing Muni shelters, and an update on the America’s Cup People’s Plan. 2 pm.
  • Wednesday: In Oakland, the Lake Merritt Station Area Plan will go before the Planning Commission, and the East Bay Bike Coalition is urging supporters to let them know “that sharrows alone will not provide a safe bikeway through Chinatown.” 6 pm.
  • Thursday: The SF Board of Supervisors Public Safety Committee will hold a hearing to “discuss public safety policies and programs implemented by city departments, such as the SFMTA and SF Police Department, on citywide Muni lines including the enforcement of Muni fare collection.” 10:30 am.
  • Also Thursday: The SF Planning Commission will hold a hearing on a two-building development at 8 Washington Street on the Embarcadero with 165 luxury condos and 420 parking spaces. 1 pm.
Keep an eye on the calendar for updated listings. Got an event we should know about? Drop us a line.


This Week: Taking Down 280, Sunday Streets + Oaklavia

This Sunday, it’s Ciclovia on both sides of the bay — Sunday Streets comes to Bayview/Dogpatch, and Oakland brings Oaklavia back to the streets around Lake Merritt. SPUR will also host a lunchtime forum on tearing down highway 280 along Mission Bay, and DPW will hold a community meeting on pedestrian improvements on mid-Irving Street […]