“Why isn’t there any fencing to prevent jumpers for the inbound side of the platform? I wouldn’t dare to attempt to jump from a platform and run across three lanes of traffic on the busiest and most dangerous road in San Francisco just to catch a bus.”
SF State/19th Avenue & Holloway Muni Metro Stop: Passengers Jumping from Platform [Akit]

“Activists affiliated with art collectives Bay Area Art Queers Unleashing Power (BAAQUP) and Street Cred declared yesterday to be ‘Hate Free Monday,’ and celebrated by modifying hate speech ads recently plastered on Muni buses.”
Artists respond to hate-speech ads with “fabulous” alterations [SFBG] [IndyBay]

“Many of the plan’s staunch opponents seemed to simply dismiss the notion that charging for parking makes spots more readily available. When Tumlin said, ‘The data is really clear that in the neighborhood as a whole, there is a severe parking availability problem,’ a woman in the audience shouted in response, ‘That’s not going to change.'”
SFMTA’s NE Mission Parking Management Plan Rounding Into Form [Streetsblog]

“Yesterday, the SFMTA announced its 10th adjustment to meter rates, which will go into effect next month. For 58 percent of metered hours, no adjustment is needed, and those rates will stay the same as the previous cycle. Rates will increase for 20 percent of metered hours and decrease for 22 percent.”
Parking rates begin to stabilize as the SFpark program approaches two-year milestone [Transbay Blog]

the author

Eve Batey is the editor and publisher of the San Francisco Appeal. She used to be the San Francisco Chronicle's Deputy Managing Editor for Online, and started at the Chronicle as their blogging and interactive editor. Before that, she was a co-founding writer and the lead editor of SFist. She's been in the city since 1997, presently living in the Outer Sunset with her husband, cat, and dog. You can reach Eve at eve@sfappeal.com.

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