This Week: Geary BRT Update, Business Impacts of Safer Streets

Tonight is your chance to get the latest on the recommended design for Geary BRT. Also today, the SFMTA Board of Directors holds a meeting with the Small Business Commission to discuss the effect of changes like new bike lanes on commerce.

Here are this week’s calendar highlights:

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

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This Week: Safer Potrero, Geary BRT Town Hall

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Get involved in safety improvements on Potrero Avenue at a community workshop on Tuesday, and discuss the latest on the Geary Bus Rapid Transit project at a town hall hosted by Supervisor Eric Mar. Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday: The Department of Public Works and the SFMTA will hold a community meeting […]

This Week: A Deluge of Transportation Planning Meetings

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It’s the week before Thanksgiving, which means it’s time for city agencies to pack in a last-minute flood of community meetings before the holiday season. The SFMTA will host meetings on Market Street car restrictions and transit lanes, upgrades for the Muni 8X-Bayshore Express, and another public workshop about designs for a protected bikeway on […]

This Week: Van Ness BRT Plan Unveiled and Final TEP Workshops

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Lots of agency action on important items this week: SFCTA staff will present the selected design for the Van Ness BRT project; the SFMTA Board of Directors could approve major new debt to finance the construction of the Central Subway; the Board of Supervisors holds a public hearing on the parking-rich 8 Washington project; and […]

This Week: What Will Geary BRT Look Like?

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Join one of three community meetings this week to hear about the design options for the Geary Bus Rapid Transit project. A Supes committee will also hold a hearing today on the California Pacific Medical Center’s parking-rich projects, and head out to the Mission this weekend for another sunny car-free day of Sunday Streets. Here […]

This Week: Geary Corridor BRT and BART’s Fleet of the Future

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Learn more about the Geary Corridor Bus Rapid Transit Project at Tuesday’s SFCTA meeting or at one of several neighborhood outreach meetings the following week. You can also weigh in on bicycle access plans for BART’s “Fleet of the Future” cars at Oakland’s BPAC meeting Thursday, while the weekend gets started with the Bicycle Music Festival in Golden Gate […]
The County Transportation Authority warming up for a long afternoon and evening of comments before the final approval of the EIR for Geary BRT. Photo: Streetsblog

Geary Bus Rapid Transit Study Approved by County Transportation Authority

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Yesterday evening at San Francisco City Hall, the County Transportation Authority Board unanimously approved the Geary Bus Rapid Transit project’s design and Final Environmental Impact Report (EIR). The approval brings the $300 million project, which has been a decade in the making, one step closer to fruition. For any readers just getting up to speed on […]