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This Week: Polk Open House, Sunday Streets in the Mission

3:23 PM PDT on July 22, 2013

The final plan for Polk Street will be presented at an open house, where you can give your feedback on the proposal, which calls for protected bike lanes on only 11 blocks in one direction. Also this week: Ask the SFMTA about the Muni Transit Effectiveness Project at a forum with the SF Transit Riders Union, and weigh in on improvements for Sunset Boulevard at a public workshop. And let's hope the weather clears up for Sunday Streets in the Mission this weekend.

Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar:

  • Tuesday: The Board of Supervisors is expected to approve revamped bicycle parking requirements for new developments throughout the city. 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday: The SF Transit Riders Union hosts "TRUTalks: The Great Muni Overhaul," a forum to discuss the Transit Effectiveness Project with advocates and planners from the SFMTA. 6 p.m.
  • Thursday: The SFMTA will present its final proposal for Polk Street, where the agency and Supervisor David Chiu have stood by the plan to forgo protected bike lanes in favor of retaining car parking on much of the street. 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
  • Also Thursday: The SF Public Utilities Commission and other city agencies will hold a community meeting on streetscape and sewer upgrades for Sunset Boulevard in the Outer Sunset. 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
  • Saturday: Oakland invites the public to help paint Latham Square, a public plaza under construction on Telegraph south of 16th Street, which was closed to cars today. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Sunday: Sunday Streets returns to the Mission, closing Valencia and 24th Streets to cars and opening them up to people. 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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

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