An SFFD truck parked on a bike lane in Mission Bay. Photo taken around noon on Dec. 15, 2017, by Streetsblog/Rudick

Firefighters Try to Hose Vision Zero

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Safe-streets advocates were outraged today to read that some San Francisco firefighters are still vying to veto Vision Zero projects. According to a story in yesterday’s SF Examiner, Firefighters Local 798 sent a questionnaire to all the mayoral candidates which included: “Do you support giving the SFFD Fire Marshall more discretion and the ability to reject any Vision Zero […]

Today’s Headlines

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  • Two Peds Run Down in Separate Incidents (SFExaminer, Hoodline)
  • Firefighters Union Wants Veto Power over Safe Streets (SFExaminer)
  • New Muni Union President (SFExaminer)
  • BART’s Priority Seating Goes Yellow (SFGate)
  • MTC Survey (SFBay)
  • Stanyan Street Edge Project (Hoodline)
  • More on Civic Center Park (SFExaminer)
  • Mission Rock Development up for Approval (SFExaminer)
  • Planned Building Near San Rafael SMART (MarinIJ)
  • Cupertino Mayor Raises Ire of Housing Advocates (Curbed)
  • Disabled Parking Placards Crackdown (SFBay)
  • Commentary: Let’s Walk in the Streets (Curbed)

Get state headlines at Streetsblog CA, national headlines at Streetsblog USA

Advocates pushing fro safe streets, last year at SF City Hall. Photo: Streetsblog/Rudick

SPUR Talk: the Future of Advocacy in the Bay Area

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“I lived in Noe Valley, in a rent-controlled unit, and a neighbor wanted to turn a one-story building into a two-unit building–and the neighborhood lost their mind,” recalled Laura Clark, at Tuesday evening’s panel discussion on the future of advocacy in the Bay Area. She got so mad at her neighbors’ reactions that she started […]

Today’s Headlines

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  • SF is World’s 5th Most Congested City (Curbed, SFGate)
  • Vouchers for Chinatown Shops Hurt by Central Subway (SFExaminer)
  • SFMTA Owes German App Developer $300k (SFExaminer)
  • Taxi Stand Moved to Make Way for SMART Extension (MarinIJ)
  • More on San Rafael Bridge Bike/Ped Lane (KQED)
  • Plans for Golden Gate Park Tennis Center (SFGate)
  • Cow Hollow Shops Struggle (SFChron)
  • Navigation Centers Approved for Caltrans Sites (SFExaminer)
  • More on Plans for Moscone Center Garage (SFExaminer)
  • New SROs over SoMa Building (Hoodline)
  • Albany to Calm Washington Avenue (EastBayTimes)
  • Rail Safety Tech Not Due until 2020 (SFChron)

Get state headlines at Streetsblog CA, national headlines at Streetsblog USA

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