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Plan for a Better Market Street Picked, Aiming for a 2020 Start

Plan for a Better Market Street Picked, Aiming for a 2020 Start

While running a few years behind schedule, the three alternatives and two design options for redesigning the 2.2‐mile segment of Market Street between Octavia Boulevard and The Embarcadero, with the stated goal of revitalizing and improving San Francisco’s busiest pedestrian street, bicycle thoroughfare and transit corridor, “making it safer... Read More »

Connecting The Mission To Mission Bay (But Not To Caltrain)

Connecting The Mission To Mission Bay (But Not To Caltrain)

The SFMTA’s proposed 22 Fillmore Transit Priority Project will realign the 22 Fillmore route to continue along 16th Street east of Kansas to Third Street, connecting the Mission to Mission Bay and adding transit only lanes along 16th. Other proposed project improvements include the reduction and relocation of a... Read More »

Polk Street Makeover And Bike Lanes Approved

Polk Street Makeover And Bike Lanes Approved

Following nearly three years of debate, the plan to makeover Polk Street, from Union to Market, has been approved by San Francisco’s Municipal Transportation Agency and will include an unprotected bike lane on the west side of Polk and a permanent raised bike lane from McAllister to Pine on... Read More »

Three Designs for a Better Market Street and Bikes on Mission

Three Designs for a Better Market Street and Bikes on Mission

The Better Market Street project has identified three alternatives for redesigning the 2.2‐mile segment of Market between Octavia Boulevard and The Embarcadero, alternatives which include the possible redesign of the 2.3 mile stretch of Mission Street from Valencia to The Embarcadero as well. With an overarching goal of making... Read More »

The Block-By-Block Plans And Conceptual Designs For Polk Street

The Block-By-Block Plans And Conceptual Designs For Polk Street

The conceptual designs and detailed plans for the complete makeover of Polk Street from Union to Market, including bike lane placements (both dedicated and shared); proposed lighting, pedestrian safety, alley and streetscape improvements; and a block-by-block count of the parking spaces to be lost, or gained, were unveiled last... Read More »

Polk Street Redesign: Unveiling The Grand Plan

Polk Street Redesign: Unveiling The Grand Plan

The grand plan for redesigning Polk Street between McAllister and Union, a project which includes improved lighting, landscaping, curb extensions, alley improvements, improved bicycle facilities and a repaving of the road will be unveiled this Wednesday. The contentious Polk Street redesign and fight over the removal of on-street parking... Read More »

The Final Map For 115 Miles Of Green Connections To Crisscross SF

The Final Map For 115 Miles Of Green Connections To Crisscross SF

The final map for 115 miles of walking and biking paths to crisscross San Francisco will be officially unveiled next week on December 4, along with the conceptual plans for the first six “Green Connections” in the Bayview, Chinatown, Potrero Hill, Tenderloin, Visitacion Valley, and Western Addition neighborhoods. As... Read More »

Bike Lanes On Mission: An Even Better Market Street Plan?

Bike Lanes On Mission: An Even Better Market Street Plan?

Speaking of designs for Market Street, this afternoon San Francisco’s Land Use and Economic Development Committee will hear a proposal to construct separated bicycle lanes on Mission Street rather than on Market as originally proposed and discuss how diverting bicycles to Mission is “in the best interest of the... Read More »