Residents upset over art at BART’s 24th Street Plaza [ABC7]

“The closure of this entrance, also known as the Apple Store entrance, will be in effect for approximately five years to facilitate construction of the Central Subway tunnel and Union Square/Market Street Station.”
Apple Store entrance to Powell Street Station to close for Central Subway construction [Central Subway]

“The project, which Sandoval hopes to get up and running in the next few months, will take decommissioned buses donated by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Administration and hook them up to city fire hydrants to provide up to 200 showers per day.”
Homeless Showers On Muni Buses? [HuffPo]

“You are not allowed to wait for a parking space to clear out in the middle of a busy side street like it’s the Best Buy parking lot.”
How To Drive In San Francisco Without Being A Total Idiot [SFist]

“One local resident contacted District 5 Supervisor London Breed with a statement about the state of live-in parking on the Panhandle, concerned that the ban in other areas would drive even more RVs and campers into the Haight and put and additional strain on the homeless services offered in the neighborhood.”
RV Parking on the Panhandle is Here to Stay, For Now [Uppercasing]

“Despite its deceptively low-key title, Muni Contract 1300 will cover construction of the vast majority of the agency’s Central Subway project, including three stations, the trackway and a train-control system. It’s also about $100 million more expensive than originally anticipated.”
Pricey Central Subway contract leaves little room for future cost overruns [Ex]

“Although other airports — particularly on the East Coast — suffered delays due to the work reduction, SFO did not experience any notable setbacks, according to spokesman Doug Yakel.”
SFO flights move along as air traffic control furloughs disrupt travel elsewhere [Ex][Chron]

“If you live in District 3, 4, 5, 9, or 11, you can apply for an appointment by the Board of Supervisors to be the official voice for pedestrian safety issues in your district.”
Wanted: Safe Street Advocates on the Pedestrian Safety Advisory Committee [Streetsblog]

“There were also lots of rumblings and controversy from Marin County citizens over the increase in population density and the feasibility of carrying trains across the Golden Gate Bridge.”
Imagine Hopping on BART to Get to Marin County [Curbed]

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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

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