Category: Transportation & Ped Safety

Walk to Work on Friday – Pedestrian Safety Hearing on Monday

If pedestrian safety is a concern of yours – or you just enjoy walking – consider participating in Walk to Work Day tomorrow April 12th and then showing up for a hearing on Pedestrian Safety in District 6 at City Hall on Monday, April 15th at 1:30pm in Room 263. Details below from Supervisor Jane […] Keep reading

City’s MUNI Bus Plans Discriminate Against and Harm Rincon Residents

Just a couple of notes about me since it appears folks may make gross assumptions without knowing me or my motives.  First, you should know that I primarily walk and take transit to get around the City as it is – having walked nearly 2,000 miles over the past 10 months alone according to my […] Keep reading

Caltrain Electrification begins EIR scoping

Please see the Green Caltrain blog for information about the next step in getting to an electrified Caltrain system that connects up to the new Transbay Transit Center in the future. Keep reading

2010 Census Data on a Map of Rincon Hill

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Here’s what Rincon Hill’s 2010 Census data looks like mapped out (with the edge of South Beach included since they don’t have a MUNI bus running east of 2nd Street either.  While I have not put the time in to look at populations along the routes of the 37 Corbett, 36 Teresita, 39 Coit, 76 […] Keep reading

2nd Street Improvement Project – Meeting on 11/28

Passing this information along from DPW …. Good afternoon, The San Francisco Department of Public Works, Municipal Transportation Agency, and City Planning invite you to the third community meeting for the 2nd Street Improvement Project. The project extends along 2nd Street from Market to King. The key elements of the project are pedestrian improvements, a […] Keep reading

SoMa Transportation Workshop Rescheduled to October 30th

UPDATE 10/28/2012: Here are some notes from an informal coffee klatsch of about 6 neighbors talking about the Warriors Fiscal Feasibility document.   With the Warriors Arena as prompt, we have an opportunity to focus on the needs of better transit for SoMa for both residents and for serving the arena in such a way […] Keep reading

2nd Street Improvement Project – 4 Design Options

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You may have read about the 2nd Street Improvement Project in the San Francisco Chronicle. The second community meeting happened a couple of Thursdays ago, but I’m happy to share that the San Francisco Department of Public Works has posted the four design options online and a survey for those of you who would like […] Keep reading

Survey: Long-Term Bicycle Parking in San Francisco

Do you have a secure location in San Francisco to park your bicycle while at work? How about at your San Francisco home? The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) is evaluating the feasibility of long-term bicycle parking facilities in San Francisco and this 5-minute survey will aid in assessing the demand, value and desired […] Keep reading

SoMa Loop Bus Route Needed

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One of my big frustrations as a resident in Rincon Hill is the fact that the high-rise, 400-600 foot tall residential towers are justified by the Planning Department with phrases like “transit-oriented development,” but there’s not a single neighborhood-serving bus line that goes through this “transit-oriented development” neighborhood. The 12-Folsom bus kinda served that purpose, […] Keep reading

Dew Tour Skate Board and BMX Event Information

32 Professional Athletes and about 4,000 spectators are expected to descend upon Harrison Street on Saturday October 20th between 1:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. and on Sunday October 21st between 9:00 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. for professional downhill BMX and Skate Board events that are being produced for NBC Sports television. BayCrest Towers garage will […] Keep reading

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