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Grand Plans for Geneva Car Barn and Powerhouse Rebirth

Grand Plans for Geneva Car Barn and Powerhouse Rebirth

Designed by the Reid Brothers and built in 1901 at the corner of San Jose and Geneva Avenues for the San Mateo Electric Railway Company, the landmark Geneva Car Barn and Powerhouse complex has sat abandoned since 1989 when damaged in the Loma Prieta Earthquake, twenty-five years ago today.... Read More »

Project To Prioritize Public Sites For Redevelopment Is Underway

Project To Prioritize Public Sites For Redevelopment Is Underway

In response to Mayor Ed Lee’s last State of the City address, and perhaps a certain Civil Grand Jury Report, an inter-agency working group has initiated the Public Sites Portfolio project, “to help San Francisco address some of its most pressing issues such as housing, transportation, and neighborhood sustainability…through... Read More »

Summary Of Measure To Reset The City’s Transportation Priorities

The proposed ballot measure “to restore the transportation balance in San Francisco” by establishing a number of pro-car policies, including limiting the operation of parking meters and establishment of a Motorists’ Citizens Advisory Committee, has been titled “Policy Regarding Transportation Priorities in San Francisco” and the official summary of... Read More »

Ballot Measure “To Restore SF’s Transportation Balance” Proposed

A proposed ballot measure entitled “Restoring Transportation Balance in San Francisco” has been submitted to San Francisco’s Department of Elections for processing. From the draft summary for the decidedly pro-car measure, which starts by noting that, “with 79% of San Francisco households owning or leasing an automobile…it is time... Read More »

SFMTA Reverses Course On Kirkland Yard Redevelopment

SFMTA Reverses Course On Kirkland Yard Redevelopment

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) has operated the Kirkland Yard bus depot on Beach Street between Powell and Stockton for over sixty years. The 2.6 acre Fisherman’s Wharf adjacent parcel was once part of San Francisco Bay before it was filled in 1886 and was privately owned... Read More »

Is It Prime Time To Develop Muni’s 5.4-Acre Presidio Yard?

Is It Prime Time To Develop Muni’s 5.4-Acre Presidio Yard?

With the redesign of Masonic Avenue in the works, Target on its way across the Boulevard, and money flowing for development projects in San Francisco, a reader can’t help but wonder if now is the time for San Francisco’s Municipal Railway to solicit proposals for the redevelopment of its... Read More »