Recent Streetsblog SF posts about Elections

Who’s Not Against Cars-First Prop L? Supes Tang, Farrell, Yee, and Mayor Lee

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With only a few days left until the election, four elected officials have yet to take a stance on Proposition L, the Republican-crafted measure that misleadingly urges San Francisco to “restore transportation balance” by giving priority to private automobiles and free parking. Supervisors Katy Tang, Mark Farrell, Norman Yee, and Mayor Ed Lee apparently see no need to come out against […]
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#MinimumGrid: Toronto Advocates Move Politicians Beyond Bike Platitudes

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Bike advocates are putting these questions to Toronto mayoral candidates. Image: #MinimumGrid Michael Andersen blogs for The Green Lane Project, a PeopleForBikes program that helps U.S. cities build better bike lanes to create low-stress streets. Almost all urban politicians will tell you they think bikes are great. But only some actually do anything to make […]

DCCC Joins Quickly Growing Opposition to Cars-First Prop L

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Prop L was slammed by the SF Democratic County Central Committee last night, via an almost-unanimous vote against endorsing the measure to “restore transportation balance” for motorists. The DCCC’s endorsements hold a lot of sway, and its resounding “no” vote on the measure was a key litmus test to see whether the Republican-backed measure would garner any sympathy from […]