Category: Transportation & Ped Safety

Rincon Hill Transit Survey

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Hi neighbors, The Rincon Hill neighborhood has an opportunity to get local bus service again.  First, the SFMTA and MUNI need to get information from us (residents, workers, or visitors who would maybe use a bus to travel to and from the waterfront along Folsom or Harrison Streets)! Also, if you work in the neighborhood […] Keep reading

Proposed Realignment of Bike Lane on Folsom at Essex

Here’s the flyer that shows a proposed realignment of the bike lane to make it safer for bicyclists traveling east on Folsom Street between 2nd and 1st Streets. There’s a meeting on Friday morning to approve the proposed realignment. I hope it gets approved!  Sharing the message below from the SBRMBNA Yahoo Group. I am […] Keep reading

District 6 Transportation 2030 Open House

Sharing this announcement from the SFMTA: The SFMTA invites you to attend a District 6 Open House to learn about Transportation 2030 – the proposed infrastructure investment program proposed for the November 2014 ballot. Through three ballot measures and two funding sources, Transportation 2030 will provide $1.5 billion to complete hundreds of transportation infrastructure projects […] Keep reading

Sunday Parking Meter Enforcement Needed to Help Decrease Air Pollution

Silly politics is about to trump smart policy in San Francisco once again as the Mayor demands the SFMTA Board decide this Tuesday to repeal Sunday afternoon parking meter enforcement. The casting aside of the facts presented by the SFMTA in a December 10, 2013 report about the benefits of the first year’s experience in […] Keep reading

Emergency responders lose 2 minutes to traffic congestion in SoMa

Research from the Mayo Clinic shows that a patient whose heart has short-circuited and has been thrown into a chaotic condition known as ventricular fibrillation — has SIX minutes to live. In the South of Market District in San Francisco, people who need emergency help from the San Francisco Fire Department’s Station 1 on Folsom […] Keep reading

Good year for bike sharing in United States

August 29, 2013 was the launch date of the Bay Area Bike Share program. They recently released this wonderful graphic of some statistics about usage of BABS for the first 3 months:   Check out this video that documents the great year 2013 proved to be for bike sharing systems in the United States, including […] Keep reading

Mud on Harrison Street splattering up on parked cars

Mud or some other substance that is covering two of the westbound lanes on Harrison Street west of Main Street is creating quite the mess for vehicle owners parked along Harrison this evening. The mud or whatever is splattering up on parked vehicles. The morning after… You can see which cars have parked more recently […] Keep reading

Traffic congestion is killing us

An arena at Piers 30-32 would absolutely increase traffic congestion, leading to increased air pollution and premature deaths. Mayor Lee, please stop prioritizing economic development at the costs of public health, safety, and well-being. Keep reading

Embarcadero traffic gridlock delaying ambulances

Just a casual Saturday afternoon around 2:30 p.m. this past November 9, 2013 – no special events scheduled along the waterfront.  Yet, traffic was gridlocked as it often is on Saturday mornings/afternoons. When someone called for emergency medical help, they’re ambulance was delayed and forced to take a questionably safe alternative route of the MUNI […] Keep reading

VIDEO: Importance of a Safe, Walkable Rincon Hill

Please watch this TED Talk. Keep reading

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