Community Leadership Alliance Meeting on Polk Street Plans

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This Week: Greening Irving and Holloway, Sunday Streets TL

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This afternoon offers a chance to talk strategy on winning improvements for a safer Polk Street with the Community Leadership Alliance. And later this week, don’t miss chances to weigh in on plans to add greenery and traffic calming along central Irving Street and Holloway Avenue. Cap off the week with the return of Sunday […]

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 […]

This Week: Support a Safer Polk Street

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Tonight, supporters of a safer Polk Street can join SF Municipal Transportation Agency Director Ed Reiskin and D3 Supervisor David Chiu at a meeting of the Middle Polk Neighborhood Association, which will discuss walking and biking improvements in the works. On Thursday, the SFMTA will present its draft proposal for new parking meters and permit […]

This Week: ThinkBike San Jose and D3 Supe Candidates Forum

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This week, Dutch cycling experts bring their knowhow to San Jose, District 3 Supervisor Candidates talk streets and parks, and the SFMTA fields your ideas for the future of Polk Street. Here are all the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday: ThinkBike San Jose Workshop. Dutch bicycling experts come together with local transportation planners and advocates to […]

Aaron Peskin Consulted With Polk Street Bike Lane Opponents on Lawsuit

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District 3 supervisor candidate Aaron Peskin provided consultation for Polk Street bike lane opponents earlier this year on filing a lawsuit over the street’s redesign. Despite his recently-declared support for full bike lanes along Polk, Peskin confirmed his one-time involvement with Save Polk Street, a group of merchants which has fiercely opposed protected bike lanes to preserve […]