“How does blocking a Muni stop make the city more efficient? You’re trying to make money, and you’re creating a two-tiered transportation system in San Francisco.”
New shuttle mimics crowded Muni route [Chron] [Ex]

“How did the state’s top transportation agency – which builds and maintains highways and bridges on a huge scale – mangle the construction work of the span?”
What went wrong on the Bay Bridge? [Chron]

“Narrowing the wide roadway on the one-way street is key to the expansion of public space and the traffic calming effect planners hope to achieve. Under the block’s redesign, planners propose narrowing the existing traffic lane to 14 feet wide and, where car parking is retained, a 7-foot-wide parking lane.”
Mission’s People-Friendly Block on Bartlett Faces Fire Code, Parking Hurdles [Streetsblog]

“Under the program, riders will be able to pick up one of 700 bikes from 70 modular, solar-powered stations located throughout the Bay Area and then return the bikes to any station within a given service area. “
Bike Sharing Comes To SF! [HuffPo]

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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