Twin Peaks “Figure 8” Redesign Community Meeting

From SF Recreation and Parks:

Photo of Twin Peaks

Twin Peaks is a world-famous tourist destination and one of the most visited areas in San Francisco. Come join us for our rst open house to review redesign options for the Twin Peaks Figure 8 roadway to improve access. We will share proposals that address the following project objectives:

• Reallocate a portion of the existing roadway from vehicle use to pedestrian and bicycle use;

• Locate pedestrian crossings to link with trail sections; and

• Recommend realignment of the Bay Area Ridge Trail to cross over Twin Peaks Blvd.

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