Midnight Train: A Panel Discussion on Late Night Transportation

Join a discussion on the state of late-night transportation in San Francisco featuring a panel of leaders exploring the impacts of inadequate transit options on the late-night economy and the policy solutions in play.

The event, hosted by the Harvey Milk LGBT Democratic Club and the SF Young Democrats, will be moderated by Streetsblog SF’s Aaron Bialick.

Panelists include:

  • Scott Wiener, District 8 Supervisor
  • Liz Brisson, planner at the SF County Transportation Authority
  • Tom Temprano, owner of Virgil’s Sea Room Bar and a member of the city’s Late Night Transportation Working Group
  • Guy Carson, executive director of the California Music and Culture Association
  • Gabe Medina, policy manager at the Mission Economic Development Agency


Board of Supervisors Hearing on Late-Night Transportation

Board of Supervisors Land Use and Economic Development Committee Agenda [PDF] Item of Note: 3. Hearing with SFMTA, BART, AC Transit, TNC companies, Taxi Industry, Mayor’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development, and the Entertainment Commission, to discuss and develop San Francisco’s late-night transportation plan based on the City’s needs and progress towards developing a Late-Night Transportation […]

MTC Panel Discussion: What to Do About Bay Area’s Parking Problem?

From MTC: The Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC) will host a panel of national parking policy experts to discuss Bay Area parking and pricing issues, with panelists offering their ideas about the most effective approaches for our region. Panelists: Donald Shoup, Director, Institute of Transportation Studies, UCLA Elizabeth Deakin, Director, Univ. of Calif. Transportation Research Center Meea Kang, Co-founder […]

Three-Bike Bus Racks on Muni: A Solution for Late-Night Transit Woes?

Muni is testing front-mounted bike racks that can carry three bicycles (instead of the usual two) on some of its most hilly bus routes. If implemented widely, that third bike space could prevent some late-night travelers from getting “bumped” when racks fill up. Bike capacity on transit is particularly important in SF and the Bay Area, […]

Talking Headways Podcast: A Bus Full of People Should Go Ahead of a Tesla

This week’s episode returns to the Shared Use Mobility Summit in Chicago for a great discussion of how the changing technology and information landscape could yield more equitable outcomes. Jackie Grimshaw of the Center for Neighborhood Technology moderated this panel featuring Anita Cozart of Policy Link, Rob Puentes of the Eno Center for Transportation, and Joshua Schank of LA Metro. The discussion touches on several interesting topics, […]

This Week: A Bounty of Transpo Talk & Streetsblog Happy Hour

This week’s Streetsblog calendar serves up a transportation-balanced diet: Satisfying forums on Vision Zero and better transit, assorted community street design meetings in the Marina and Bayview, and refreshing beer enriched with active transportation culture. Yes, it’s time for Streetsblog Happy Hour — the extra-sweet seasonal kind that comes once a quarter, with free swag and tasty proceed-donated drinks […]