A new study, plus research by our board member Chris Arvin, shows that the first month of the ban on private automobiles on Market Street is making Muni operations, including the F-line, faster, according to this story in the San Francisco Examiner.
Policy & Planning
Hear Mayor Art Agnos’ Inside Stories of Embarcadero Transformation March 21
Nothing has improved San Francisco more in the past 30 years than the transformation of its waterfront boulevard, The Embarcadero. The city’s mayor at the time, Art Agnos, bucked some strong special interests to achieve the removal of the double-deck Embarcadero Freeway in front of the Ferry Building, replacing it with a surface roadway, pedestrian promenade, and — of course — streetcar tracks.
Kids Priced Out of Cable Car Experience?
“Service Improvement” on the F-line? You decide.
End of the B-Geary, 60 Years Ago
Support for Fort Mason Extension
“Super Bust 50”
Van Ness H-line Poles Becoming History
Wires, Yes. Super Bowl Week Streetcars, Still No.
Red Lanes on Powell Seem to Work
Powell Street cable cars have some breathing room now, with the implementation of an 18-month test to ban private automobiles from Powell between Geary and Ellis Streets. The SFMTA Board of Directors recently approved the plan, which Market Street Railway has been advocating for more than a year, and signage went up along with the signature red lanes San Francisco uses to denote “transit only.”
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