From SFBC: The Balboa Park Community Advisory Committee (CAC) meets regularly to discuss issues in the neighborhoods and streets surrounding the Balboa Park Station. This month’s agenda includes updates regarding the many projects in the area as well as a community discussion with Supervisor Norman Yee. He will be going over: a. Vision and programming of […]
Agenda On the agenda: Traffic modifications Accept and expend $11.7M in Lifeline Transportation Program grant funds for the 8X Customer First, Mission Customer First, and Mission Bay Loop projects Balboa Park Station capacity study report presentation (BART station/Muni station/Transit Village projects) 76 Marin Headlands pilot (expanding service to Saturdays, stopping at wider intervals in SF, removing […]
It’s a short week but a full one. Here are the highlights, but be sure to check out the full events calendar for even more. Tuesday: SPUR Lunchtime Forum: Growing Urban Habitats. William Morrish speaks about a new how-to guide describing opportunities for housing design that are both respectful of current residents and sustainable for […]
Balboa Park may be a major transit hub for BART and Muni, but it’s hard to tell as you approach the station, which is surrounded by dangerous roads swarming with car traffic moving to and from six nearby freeway ramps. The design of the area around the station — not to mention the 24,000 people […]
"The SFMTA is hosting a discussion on a number of proposed bicycle and pedestrian improvement projects in the Balboa Park Station neighborhood. Come see, comment on and help prioritize concepts to make the connection to the Balboa Park Station area better for all."
Balboa Park Station could become a safer transit hub by 2020 if the city moves forward with proposals to close one freeway ramp and re-align another, as recommended in a study recently completed by the SF County Transportation Authority. Although the proposal hasn’t received much public attention, it’s sure to face a tough political fight when it’s eventually implemented, […]