SFMTA Board of Directors Meeting

Agenda

Item of Note:

  • Approving parking and traffic modifications associated with the Mission Valencia Green Gateway Streetscape Project on Valencia Street between Cesar Chavez Street and Mission Street

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Mission Valencia Green Gateway Final Design Concept Presentation

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SFPUC Unveils New Green Designs for Holloway, Plaza at Mission/Valencia

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The SF Public Utilities Commission unveiled final redesign concepts last week for two projects that would mean more space for pedestrians and stormwater-absorbing greenery. One project will bring traffic-calming bulb-outs and “rain gardens” to the eastern stretch of Holloway Avenue, a major east-west bike route in Ingleside. The other would convert two traffic lanes at […]

Eyes on the Street: Lounging on a Reclaimed Valencia Street

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This Week: Inequality, Public Safety, Valencia Street

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