SF Board of Supervisors Land Use and Economic Development Committee Meeting


Of note:

3. 130796 [Hearing – Double Parking in San Francisco]

Sponsor: Wiener

Hearing directed to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency to report on the status of double parking; specifically, the City’s policy on double parking, details on how double parking impacts traffic, Muni, and bikes, and explaining current enforcement policies; and to report on citation statistics for double parking frequency, concentration, and the number of citations issued.

4. 130750 [Hearing – Geary Underpass Filling]

Sponsors: Breed; Mar

Hearing involving the Municipal Transportation Agency, Transportation Authority, Planning Department, Department of Public Works, Public Utilities Commission, and Recreation and Park Department to begin planning the filling of the Geary underpass between Webster and Steiner and the corresponding reunification of the Japantown and Western Addition/Fillmore communities, and all other aesthetic, transportation, infrastructure, and community opportunities and challenges therein, including the possiblity of coordinating efforts with the Central Subway Project and/or Geary Bus Rapid Transit.


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