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From Walk SF:

Share some holiday cheer and celebrate all the wins Walk SF members made possible to make the city safer for you, your family, and your friends. Enjoy great conversation, drinks, tasty hors d’oeuvres, live music, and the company of folks who all share a passion for making San Francisco more walkable, livable, and wonderful!

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SFMTA painting the bus 'Red Carpet' lanes on Mission in the Mission a couple of years back. Photo: SFMTA.

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A Safer Polk Street vs. Preserving a Sliver of Parking

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Parking Shared Cars Instead of Private Cars Isn’t Exactly “Privatization”

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The SFMTA’s endeavor to reserve on-street car parking spaces for car-share vehicles has yielded complaints from some car owners who, ironically, decry the “privatization” of space currently used to store private cars. These folks don’t seem to acknowledge the extensive research showing that each car-share vehicle replaces, on average, nine to 13 privately-owned cars. They should […]