N-Judah riders boarding at Carl and Cole Streets are enjoying a better boarding area after the SF Municipal Transportation Agency built sidewalk bulb-outs (a.k.a. extensions) this weekend.
The curb ramps and other finishing touches aren't in yet, but the wider sidewalks have replaced a handful of car parking spaces with more room for the roughly 4,300 daily transit boardings that take place at the intersection. Muni passengers can now board and disembark without setting foot off the sidewalk, and the outbound stop will hopefully be free of the illegal parking that has regularly caused train delays and collisions.
Aaron was the editor of Streetsblog San Francisco from January 2012 until October 2015. He joined Streetsblog in 2010 after studying rhetoric and political communication at SF State University and spending a semester in Denmark.