Rad Home Video of Drive Over the Bay ca. 1984 [SFist]

“Over 93 percent of respondents either ‘strongly like’ or ‘somewhat’ like a basic design for Castro Street’s core improvements. The basic design includes wider sidewalks, new paving materials, street lightning, new site furnishings, and landscaping.”
93% surveyed support Castro Street redesign; meeting Wednesday [Castro Biscuit]

“Officers with the SF Police Department have recently been spotted wagging their fingers at bicycle riders for neglecting to stop at a stop sign on northbound Harrison Street at 15th Street, where the “stop” line doesn’t run through the bike lane like they normally do at intersections.”
SFPD’s Warped Street Safety Priorities at Work on Harrison and 15th [Streetsblog]

“The Byzantine nature of City Hall means that city departments, even if they have common goals, sometimes don’t talk to each other about implementing them. In one case, the widening of a pedestrian area at a dangerous corner of Market and Dolores streets was approved by the Fire Department but was vetoed by the PUC.”
S.F. pedestrian safety projects stalled [Chron]

“We know some people like these new lanes, but most don’t. So what will be done about it? The Richmond District Democratic Club held a public forum about it, but no one at the SFMTA or SF Bike Coalition seems to want to admit that this was a bad idea and should be changed back to what it was.”
Will drivers ever understand the new lanes in GGP? Should they have to? [Richmond SF]

Caltrans tests cast doubt on Bay Bridge rods [Chron]

“The committee idea came after the Airport Commission realized there are no guidelines as to what may be renamed at the airport and how that would occur.”
SFO naming panel announced to set guidelines [Ex]

SF’s Presidio Coastal Trail closed indefinitely due to erosion [ABC7]

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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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