This Week: Shape a Safer Polk Street Linking Market to the Bay

This week, help shape a safer Polk Street, celebrate the 20th anniversary of Critical Mass, and more.

Here are all the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar:

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85 Percent of People on Polk Street Arrive Without a Car

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Updated 4:36 p.m. If San Franciscans were to believe the hyperbole and fearmongering spread by merchants leading the “Save Polk Street Coalition,” removing even a small proportion of car parking along the corridor to make the street safer and more inviting will kill businesses. But new survey data from the SF Municipal Transportation Agency shows that […]

Safer Polk Street Supporters Rally for Neighborhood Meeting Monday

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With flyers stuck on storefront windows along Polk Street spreading misinformation about the SF Municipal Transportation Agency’s developing plans to make the street a safer, more inviting place to walk and bike, local supporters of the project are rallying neighbors and merchants to attend a public meeting on Monday. There, city officials including SFMTA Director Ed Reiskin […]

Aaron Peskin Consulted With Polk Street Bike Lane Opponents on Lawsuit

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District 3 supervisor candidate Aaron Peskin provided consultation for Polk Street bike lane opponents earlier this year on filing a lawsuit over the street’s redesign. Despite his recently-declared support for full bike lanes along Polk, Peskin confirmed his one-time involvement with Save Polk Street, a group of merchants which has fiercely opposed protected bike lanes to preserve […]