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Rapid Transit Line on Geary Closer to Reality

Rapid Transit Line on Geary Closer to Reality

With construction of the Van Ness Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project underway, the proposed Geary Corridor BRT line is now one big step closer to reality with the San Francisco County Transportation Authority Board having certified the project’s final Environmental Impact Report (EIR) last night. In the works for... Read More »

The City Is Planning to Develop a 50-Year Vision to Connect SF

The City Is Planning to Develop a 50-Year Vision to Connect SF

Dubbed Connect SF, the City of San Francisco is about to launch a city-wide effort “to both consolidate and coordinate all transportation-related planning efforts to improve mobility for all people in San Francisco.” And by the middle of 2018, the effort is expected to yield “an overarching 50-year vision... Read More »

Rebirth of Geneva Car Barn Building Ready to Roll

Rebirth of Geneva Car Barn Building Ready to Roll

Plans to rehabilitate and re-purpose the landmark and long-abandoned Geneva Car Barn buildings at Geneva and San Jose have been in the works since 2004. And with funding having been secured for Phase One of the two-phase project, a project which will eventually transform the former Powerhouse and Office... Read More »

Opponents Of Warriors’ Mission Bay Plans Push For New Arena Site

Opponents Of Warriors’ Mission Bay Plans Push For New Arena Site

Opponents of the Golden State Warriors’ proposed Mission Bay arena are calling on the City and team to evaluate an alternative site near Pier 80. In the eyes of Mission Bay Alliance, the 21-acre site bounded by Cesar Chavez, Islais Creek Channel, and Highway 280 is “far superior” and... Read More »

SFMTA Seeks To Reduce Bike Parking Due To Lack Of Utilization

Following the collection of over six months of data tacking the utilization of bike racks installed in the 18 parking garages managed by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), the agency’s Parking Division has requested a reduction in the required number of racks to be installed in at... Read More »

Central SoMa Subway Site Could Sprout A Tower Too

Central SoMa Subway Site Could Sprout A Tower Too

The former gas station at Folsom and Fourth is long-gone and construction is well underway for the Yerba Buena/Moscone Station of San Francisco’s future Central Subway.  But that’s not all that could rise on the centrally located site, a site which is currently zoned for development up to 130-feet... Read More »

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 »