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  1. Are Mayor Lee, SFPD, and SFMTA Serious About Ending Hazardous Parking?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | StreetsBlog.org

    Mayor Ed Lee, along with the heads of the SFPD and SFMTA, vowed yesterday to crack down on double parking and "box blocking" as part of broader "Congestion Management Strategy to improve traffic flow and safety." It's a big promise, upending SF's history of lax enforcement towards parking violations that routinely make streets more dangerous and snarl transit.

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  2. BART Will Study Second Transbay Tube, West Side ExtensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 1 | StreetsBlog.org

    BART says it will formally study the decades-old ideas of building a second Transbay tube and extending service to SF's western neighborhoods. Ellen Smith, BART's acting manager for strategic and policy planning, recently told a SF County Transportation Authority Board committee that regional transportation agencies plan to fund a study of a subway connecting the South of Market area to Alameda, with a possible extension west underneath the Market Street subway, towards the Richmond and Sunset Districts.

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  3. "Box Blocking" Enforcement is Overdue, But SF's Traffic Woes Run DeeperRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 | StreetsBlog.org

    The question, "Do I have room to make it across?," apparently does not factor into the decision of many drivers who accede to the beckoning green light - only to end up sitting astride a crosswalk, in the path of a Muni bus packed with 70 people, or dozens of other commuters trying to bike or drive through on the cross-street. to the wishful thinking of impatient automobile drivers.

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  4. SF: Tomorrow: Rally for Vision Zero Action After Spate of Traffic ViolenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | StreetsBlog.org

    Pedestrian safety advocates, including SF County Transportation Authority Chief Tilly Chang , at a Walk to Work Day event in April. Photo: Aaron Bialick A coalition of street safety advocates will hold a rally on the steps of City Hall tomorrow morning at 10 a.m., calling upon city leaders and agencies to step up the action on Vision Zero.

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  5. SF: Supe Kim, Mayor Lee Activate New Sixth Street Crossing SignalRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 4, 2014 | StreetsBlog.org

    A new pedestrian crossing signal was installed at Sixth and Minna Streets, seen here before it was activated. Photo: Google Maps Mayor Ed Lee and D6 Supervisor Jane Kim held a press conference yesterday to activate a new pedestrian signal across deadly Sixth Street at Minna Street, a narrow cross street.

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  6. SF: SFMTA Proposes New Car Restrictions, Extended Bus Lanes on Lower MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 10, 2014 | StreetsBlog.org

    The SFMTA has proposed prohibiting private auto drivers from turning on to mid-Market Street and extending its transit-only lanes. Image: SFMTA ban private auto drivers from turning onto Market Street, between Third and Eighth Streets.

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  7. Supes, Mayor Get Transbay Developers to Pay Full Tax for Downtown RailRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 10, 2014 | StreetsBlog.org

    Developers agreed to pay the full property assessment rates to help fund transportation projects in the Transbay Transit Center District , under an agreement announced by the Board of Supervisors yesterday. Supervisors and Mayor Ed Lee stood their ground against the developers, who hired former mayor Willie Brown as a lobbyist to try to lower the rates on the special infrastructure tax district, known as a Mello-Roos District.

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