Today marked the end of our city’s four-month e-scooter pilot on the West and Northwest sides, and the ten vendors are required to remove all of their vehicles, a total of 2,500, from the public way or risk having them impounded by the city. The Chicago Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Affairs and the Chicago Department of Transportation, which oversaw the test, announced today that the city is now launching “a wide-ranging and holistic evaluation” to decide whether the program should be expanded citywide and made permanent.
Better Market Street is Start of Driving Out Cars (SFExaminer) More on Better Market Street (SFChron, SFExaminer, SFWeekly) More on Scooter Deployment (SFChron, Hoodline) The Death of Private Cars was Greatly Exaggerated (Wired) Smart Phones to Pay for BART (SFGate) Proposal to Give BART Riders Priority at Airport Security Lines (ABC7) SMART Train Board to […]
Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday/today! Better Market Street Pre-Vote Rally Advocates for safe streets from the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition and Walk San Francisco and elsewhere will rally on the steps of City Hall with local decision makers before the all-important vote of the SFMTA Board of Directors on the ‘Better […]
BART Slows, Checked After Quake (SFGate) Are S.F.’s Towers Earthquake Safe? (SFChron) S.F. Downsizes Scooter Fleet Size (SFExaminer) More on Better Market Street (KRON4) SFMTA to Trim F-Line Schedule (Hoodline) Truck Collides with Cable Car (NBCBayArea, ABC7) Give all Buses Their Own Lane (Curbed) Inner Sunset Streets to Get Work (Hoodline) Mission Dolores Cleaning Tax? (SFExaminer) […]