Better Market Street Forum

The SF Transit Riders Union is hosting an educational forum on the Better Market Street plan. Do you ride Muni on Market Street? You and millions of other do so, come and learn about the City’s plan to improve this transit corridor for buses, pedestrians, bikes, skateboards, everyone!

We want to know how these changes will improve bus service. How Market Street will be nicer to walk or ride on?

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Open Thread on the Better Market Street Plan

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The mainstream media was all over it: private cars to be banned from Market Street under the city’s “Better Market Street” plan. It will also have sidewalk-level protected bike lanes. For advocates in the safe streets community the design announced by the city this week is a major victory and a reason to celebrate. From […]

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San Francisco Moves to Remake Market Street

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