This Week: Supes Debate Free Muni for Youth vs. Maintenance

This week, the Board of Supervisors revisits whether to fund free Muni for youth or Muni maintenance, and the SF Bicycle Coalition hosts a ride to envision protected bike lanes on Second Street.

Here are all the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar:

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  • mikesonn

    Tonight in North Beach. Please come if you are available and interested in the boring machine extraction impacts on North Beach.

  • mikesonn

    Thank you for moving up to the calendar. Here is the “review” of the other options that was passed along by the SFMTA prior to tonight’s meeting:

  • Peter M

     What’s this about a Phase III? Are they actually starting to plan for an extension (Not just the TBM extraction tunnels) to North Beach and beyond?

  • mikesonn

    Phase 3 planning has not begun. They hope to “start soon”.

    And actually, at the meeting last night, Reiskin mentioned that for an extension, the tunneling would begin in Fisherman’s Wharf and come back towards North Beach’s TBM extraction box.

    Last night was a mess and it’ll be interesting to see where the SFMTA goes from here. In summary, the neighborhood (at least 95% of those in attendance) are strong against the current plan to pull the TBM out at Washington Square Park and are “strongly” urging the SFMTA to go back and come up with a better plan. The utility relocation work is already 80% finished and the TMB extraction box work starts in April, so I really doubt the SFMTA will want to start over on a new idea.


This Week: Back Muni Funding Reform at the Board of Supes

This week, the Board of Supervisors considers a measure for Muni funding reform being challenged by a misled opposition, the SFMTA Board considers options for extracting the Central Subway drill in North Beach and could approve free Muni for low-income youth, and Walk SF hosts its annual member party. Here are all the highlights from […]

This Week: Free Muni for Youth Decision, Bike Advocacy Summit

The SFMTA the Board of Directors’ approval of a two-year budget tomorrow hinges upon its decision to grant free Muni passes either for all youth or only low-income youth. Also tomorrow: A special guest is in town to speak at the second annual Silicon Valley Bike Advocacy Summit. Here are all the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday: SFCTA […]

This Week: Van Ness BRT Plan Unveiled and Final TEP Workshops

Lots of agency action on important items this week: SFCTA staff will present the selected design for the Van Ness BRT project; the SFMTA Board of Directors could approve major new debt to finance the construction of the Central Subway; the Board of Supervisors holds a public hearing on the parking-rich 8 Washington project; and […]

SFMTA Board Meeting

Agenda On the agenda: Authorizing $6.7M to be used for a Free Muni for Low Income Youth Program and the Light Rail Vehicle Rehabilitation Project Free Muni on Dec. 28 in celebration of Muni’s 100th Anniversary Traffic calming for Clayton and Laurel Heights/Jordan Park neighborhoods Central Subway tunnel boring machine options Presentation and discussion regarding the Implementation […]

This Week: Green Lane Project Comes to SF

It’s a good week to renew your love with your bicycle. Join the SF Bicycle Coalition for a chance to learn about the Green Lane Project’s efforts to bring protected bike lanes to cities including SF; try out the matchmaking at the “Love on Wheels” dating game; and take a field survey of the Sunset […]