Geary BRT Update Community Meeting

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Geary BRT Community Meeting

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From SFCTA: The Geary Corridor Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project is a cost-effective way to improve bus service and enhance street conditions for Geary from Downtown to the Outer Richmond. Based on community input and ongoing technical evaluation,  the project team is identifying a staff-recommended alternative for initial feedback. Learn about the project evaluation process View […]

Geary BRT Community Meeting

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From SFCTA: The Geary Corridor Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project is a cost-effective way to improve bus service and enhance street conditions for Geary from Downtown to the Outer Richmond. Based on community input and ongoing technical evaluation,  the project team is identifying a staff-recommended alternative for initial feedback. Learn about the project evaluation process […]

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

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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: Monday: The SFMTA Board of Directors will hold a […]
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 […]

Geary Corridor BRT Project Community Meetings

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From sfcta.org: Join us for an update on the Geary Corridor Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Project. Learn about project alternatives under evaluation, view design options being considered for key intersections, and provide your feedback to the project team.  Three community informational meetings will be held: Richmond Neighborhood Monday, June 25, 2012, 6:30–8:30 PM Richmond Rec […]

Geary BRT Plan Watered Down to Appease Parking-Obsessed Merchants

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Update: This plan may not be “watered down” after all. See our follow-up report here. Planners are touting a new proposed configuration for Geary Bus Rapid Transit that would forgo bus passing lanes in order to preserve car parking to appease merchants. Separated, center-median bus lanes would be retained, and project backers hope the changes […]