This Week: Hearing on SFPD Investigations of Bike/Ped Crashes

This week,  the Board of Supervisors holds a hearing on the SFPD’s investigations of bicycle and pedestrian crashes in light of the department’s embarrassing handling of the case of Amelie Le Moullac. A SPUR forum also looks at the history of San Francisco infrastructure and development ideas that never came to be, and the SFCTA hosts open house meetings on re-aligning the M-Ocean View line along 19th Avenue and plans for divvying up SF’s transportation funds.

Here are all of this week’s calendar highlights:

  • Monday: On the Board of Supervisors Land Use and Economic Development Committee agenda are hearings on double parking and the feasibility of filling in the underpass on Geary Boulevard at Fillmore Street. 1:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday: The SF County Transportation Authority will hold a public open house meeting on the 19th Avenue Transit Study at SF State University, where you can weigh in on options for the future of the M-Ocean View underground. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Wednesday: The SFCTA will hold another open house on the San Francisco Transportation Plan and Early Action Program, where the agency will shop ideas about how to best use funds for transportation improvements over the next five years. 6 p.m.
  • Thursday: The Board of Supervisors Neighborhood Services and Safety Committee will hold a hearing on police department procedures for investigating traffic crashes involving bicycle riders and pedestrians. Got an experience you want to share about how the SFPD handled a bike/ped crash? Here’s your chance to tell your reps at City Hall. 10 a.m.
  • Also Thursday: SPUR looks at unrealized visions for transportation infrastructure and developments in San Francisco at “If You Unbuild it, They Will Come.” 6 p.m.
  • Friday: Up for approval at the SFMTA Engineering Hearing agenda are seven bike corrals and two options for tour bus restrictions at Alamo Square. 10 a.m.
  • Sunday: City Lights Bookstore, the Bay Guardian, and others host Bikes to Books, a bike tour of 12 streets renamed for famous authors and artists who have called San Francisco home. 10:30 a.m.

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

  • On Wednesday and Saturday, Sup. Cohen is holding forums with SF Planning’s John Rahaim, regarding Eastern Neighborhoods Planning: http://bit.ly/1dJgulW The folks who categorically oppose conforming infill development will definitely be there- how about a more representative crowd?

  • Anonymous

    Is this hearing in the normal Board of Supervisors meeting? I didn’t see it during a cursory viewing of the agenda…

  • It’s at the Neighborhood Services and Safety Committee as listed above.

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