This Week: SFMTA Budget Talks, Supes Hear Shuttle Appeal

This week, the SFMTA’s Board of Directors begins its budget talks, the Board of Supervisors hears an appeal on the SFMTA’s private shuttle regulation pilot program, and SPUR hosts a bicycle tour of the city’s newest green infrastructure. Here are this week’s calendar highlights:

  • Tuesday: The SFMTA Board of Directors meets to discuss the agency’s FY 2015-16 budget. This is your chance to speak out on the proposal to repeal Sunday parking metering, and to call for more funding for pedestrian and bicycle safety projects. 1 p.m.
  • Also Tuesday: The Board of Supervisors considers an appeal claiming that the SFMTA’s pilot program to regulate private shuttles is subject to environmental review under the California Environmental Quality Act. 3 p.m.
  • Wednesday: SPUR hosts a bike tour of San Francisco’s newest green infrastructure, like rain gardens and bioswales. 12 p.m.

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

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