This Week: Support a Safer Polk Street

It’s San Francisco’s first Bike to School Week, and safer Polk Street supporters can help get the word out about the two open house meetings held by the SF Municipal Transportation Agency this Saturday and next Tuesday.

Here are all the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar:

Keep an eye on the calendar for updated listings. Got an event we should know about? Drop us a line.

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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 […]

Debunking the Misinformation Propagated By “Save Polk Street”

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It’s clear that the parking-obsessed, anti-bike lane merchants behind the “Save Polk Street” group have no interest in vetting information before making their case. Concrete facts certainly had no place in the fearmongering rhetoric spouted by street safety opponents at the March meeting they staged, encapsulated by Flipp store owner Dan Kowalski’s dishonest comparison of the Polk Street […]

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 […]