Posts filed in Public Policy

Support further study of congestion pricing

Posted Monday December 13, 2010 by admin

The County Transportation Authority’s Congestion Pricing Feasibility Study is going before its...

The County Transportation Authority’s Congestion Pricing Feasibility Study is going before its board tomorrow — speak up or attend the Tues Dec. 14 meeting to support continued study. Congestion pricing...

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Support tax benefits for public transit commuters!

Posted Tuesday December 07, 2010 by admin

Help halt unfair cuts to transit riders’ tax benefits! Last year, Congress...

Help halt unfair cuts to transit riders’ tax benefits! Last year, Congress nearly doubled the amount workers could deduct from their paychecks to $230 (before taxes) to apply toward monthly...

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Election roundup: Victory for Prop AA!

Posted Wednesday November 03, 2010 by admin

Great news! San Francisco’s Prop AA passed, which will raise $1.25 million...

Great news! San Francisco’s Prop AA passed, which will raise $1.25 million for street improvements for pedestrians, and another $1.25 million for transit reliability improvements. More good news from the...

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Vote on Tuesday! Yes on AA, No on 23 and 26

Posted Tuesday October 26, 2010 by admin

The election is Tuesday November 2 — be sure to vote! Here’s...

The election is Tuesday November 2 — be sure to vote! Here’s what Walk San Francisco is recommending: YES ON AA San Francisco’s Proposition AA would create a $10 fee...

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Dangerous by Design: Solving the Epidemic of Preventable Pedestrian Deaths

Posted Monday November 09, 2009 by Jolynne

A new report released today by Transportation For America and the Surface...

A new report released today by Transportation For America and the Surface Transportation Policy Partnership takes stock of how city streets built for speed and not safety can be deadly...

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Extended Parking Meter Hours Study Debated

Posted Sunday November 08, 2009 by Jolynne

On October 20, the SF Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) Board heard an...

On October 20, the SF Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) Board heard an introductory presentation of the SFMTA’s Extended Parking Meter Hours Study, commissioned by the SFMTA Board last spring during...

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Support the Mayor's Sunday Streets Pilot Program!

Posted Sunday July 20, 2008 by Jolynne

Sunday Streets is a pilot program that will bring physical activity space...

Sunday Streets is a pilot program that will bring physical activity space to San Francisco neighborhoods on Sunday mornings this summer and fall. These Sunday morning activities will create a...

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Better Streets Plan Draft for Public Review

Posted Sunday June 01, 2008 by Jolynne

View the Better Streets Plan Draft for Public Review From the San...

View the Better Streets Plan Draft for Public Review From the San Francisco Better Streets website: Executive Summary Chapter 1: Introduction Chapter 2: Context Chapter 3: Goals and Policies: The...

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Improve Masonic Ave. Meeting or Mission Streetscape and Cesar Chavez Street Workshops – May 28th Meetings

Posted Monday May 26, 2008 by Jolynne

Please note that these and other upcoming events of interest to pedestrian...

Please note that these and other upcoming events of interest to pedestrian safety advocates are listed on the Walk San Francisco Calendar at www.walksf.org/events ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ Get Involved in Improving Masonic...

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Improve Masonic Ave. Meeting or Mission Streetscape and Cesar Chavez Street Workshops – May 28th Meetings