SFMTA Engineering Hearing

agenda [pdf]

On the agenda:

  • Establish stop sign on Shotwell Street at Stoneman Street
  • Establish bicycle lanes on Washington Street between The Embarcadero and Drumm Street, and on the Great Highway between Lincoln Way and Fulton Street (northbound) or Balboa Street (southbound)
  • Sidewalk widenings at Drumm and Jackson Streets

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