Voters Pass Bond Measure To Repair SF Streets
On November 8th, San Franciscans passed a bond measure to repair the streets of San Francisco. The bond measure will inject $248 million to repair both streets and sidewalks throughout the city. According to an article in the SF Examiner, “The $248 million bond measure includes $148 million for street repaving, $50 million for…Read More
Bicyclists and Taxis To Share Bike Lanes
According to a San Francisco Examiner article (found here), the SF MTA (San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency) has recently allowed taxis to use bike lanes to pick up and drop off passengers. Naturally, this has caused positive and negative reactions. Proponents argue that this will allow passengers to enter and exit taxis safely. Passengers no…Read More
San Francisco Safe or Unsafe for Pedestrians?
The “City of San Francisco 2009 Pedestrian Court Report” at http://126.96.36.199/cms/rhomepd/documents/2009PedestrianCountReport4_16_10.pdf ..acknowledges the fact that “San Francisco is ranked by the state Office of Traffic Safety as the County having the highest total rates of fatalities and injuries to pedestrians by both vehicle miles and by population, especially for those over 65 years of age. …Read More