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26 May 2020

Fugly Pedestrian Bridge At Geary & Steiner Successfully Demolished

Look at that beautiful blue sky over the corner of Geary and Steiner streets, a sight that has not been visible in that spot since 1962. We told you last week that they were tearing down the concrete pedestrian bridge at that intersection that has served as a uniquely terrible

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21 May 2020

They’re Removing the Pedestrian Bridge at Geary & Steiner on Memorial Day Weekend

This Memorial Day weekend the pedestrian overpass at Geary and Steiner will be permanently removed.  And replaced with crosswalks and pedestrian friendly lights. Beginning at 8:00 p.m. Friday evening on May 22, the area around Geary Boulevard and Steiner Street will be closed to traffic while crews work to demolish the bridge. Work will

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18 Feb 2020

The Delicious Card: Rad Deals at 30+ SF Restaurants

I am extremely excited to announce the release of The Delicious Card! Delicious cardholders get awesome deals at over 30 of your favorite SF eateries! Membership is a great way to explore new places, support local businesses, and support local journalism.

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18 Mar 2020

Transit Agency Relaxes San Francisco Parking Enforcement During Shelter Order

By Jerold Chinn Some San Francisco residents told to stay home for three weeks experienced added frustration with parking tickets issued for street cleaning violations Tuesday. The city has since revised that policy. Mayor London Breed Tuesday evening at a press conference that parking control officers will no longer be

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19 Feb 2020

Breed Makes a Push for Paid Sunday Parking Meters

By Jerold Chinn In a letter to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, Mayor London Breed is urging the transit agency to step up their original timeline to release congestion pricing recommendations. Both the SFMTA and San Francisco County Transportation Authority are supposed to make those recommendations by the end

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13 Nov 2019

Breed Tapped a New Transit Agency Director to Fix Muni

Mayor London Breed Wednesday tapped a new director of transportation to lead the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency.  The mayor and city at large hope Jeffrey Tumlin can do what Ed Reiskin failed to do before him: Fix the damn Muni system. Reiskin resigned in April under intense criticism. Muni

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21 Aug 2019

Chinatown Rose Pak Station: A Rose by Any Other Name

Who knew that seven little letters could incite such emotional response? The name Rose Pak means different things to different people. To some, she was a tireless activist, a power broker with a cause, an inspiration. To others, she was a divisive, foul-mouthed bully. In reality, she was probably both.

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14 Dec 2018

When MUNI Utterly Fails You, What do You do?

Our new column The Wanderer follows young writer Tess F. Stevens through different threads of San Francisco culture, experiences, and issues. She hopes to challenge, connect and define some of the things we find difficult to put into words.  I love San Francisco. It’s a magical city of opportunity, brimming with

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31 Oct 2017

Check to see if SFMTA owes you money, $600k of unclaimed overcharges

Every now and again the SFMTA takes stock of all their overcharges and tries to give the money back to the people.  Last time they let it acrue to more than $6 million dollars in overages until they opened it up to repayments.  Now, if you think you were double

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