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SF taxi drivers preparing to protest over new SFMTA policy

Natalia Pourazar February 1, 2019

SAN FRANCISCO-  The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is facing controversy over a new airport regulation that will block access to San Francisco International Airport for hundreds of drivers....

SFMTA looks to community for feedback on 19th Avenue project

Jordan Vail February 5, 2016

The San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency had its first public meeting of 2016 at the Seven Hills Conference Center to discuss the 19th Avenue/M Ocean View Project, which plans to realign the M-Ocean...

SFMTA may cut stops from the 28 line

SFMTA may cut stops from the 28 line

Jennie Butler March 6, 2014

Sophomore Kinesology major Rodney Torres boards a 28 bus at the bus stop at the top of campus on 19th Avenue heading toward Fort Mason Monday, March 10. Photo by Tony Santos / Xpress The SFMTA is making...

SFMTA launches Bicycle Strategy to increase bike development, safety

SFMTA launches Bicycle Strategy to increase bike development, safety

Adrian Rodriguez February 28, 2013

[HTML2] See "Bicycle routes to SF State" Julie McNamara packs her 12-hour day into her Rickshaw commuter bag before leaving home. The 21-year-old SF State graduating senior is not only double-majoring...

SFMTA awarded $942 million grant for Central Subway

Noemy Mena October 25, 2012

The San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency was awarded nearly $1 billion in federal grants and funds to construct the highly anticipated Central Subway connecting the Bayview District to Chinatown and...

SFMTA may install parking meters at SF State to encourage greater Muni ridership

Alex Emslie August 31, 2012

Parking Meters around SF State: 2-hour limit: 41 30-minute limit: 20 Cost for both meters: $2/hour The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency could use streets around SF State as a future...

Prior to the novel coronavirus pandemic, John F. Kennedy Drive was one of the most dangerous streets for pedestrians in San Francisco, according to Car-Free JFK, a group of community members that is focused on providing residents people-first spaces.

Golden Gate Park’s JFK Drive could go car free permanently after lengthy debates

Amaya Edwards and Morgan Ellis October 13, 2021

During the pandemic, San Francisco took measures to close Golden Gate Park’s JFK Drive to vehicles to allow residents to enjoy the recreational area amid lockdown. Now, it is looking like a car-free...

Pedestrians walk alongside Amos Goldbaum’s recently completed mural, in the heart of Noe Valley. Goldbaum said, “Now it feels like a cohesive whole.” (Leila Figueroa / Golden Gate Xpress)

Noe Valley mural celebrates Slow Sanchez

Elizabeth Freeman, Staff Reporter April 7, 2021

Situated in the middle of the road on the 24th block of Sanchez and Elizabeth streets in Noe Valley lies a maze of bright orange linework, zigzagging up, down and around the length of the road. While indiscernible...

Parking structure where San Francisco State University will raise the daily parking rate from $8 to $10 on June 1st. ( Dyanna Calvario / Golden Gate Xpress)

San Francisco campuses will increase parking tax

Matthew Macgugan, Staff Reporter February 19, 2020

Associated Students have spoken in opposition to a 25% parking tax to be implemented on California university campuses later this year.  Parking at SF State has long been a gripe of the roughly 6,900...

San Francisco banned private cars on the stretch of Market Street from 10th Street to the Embarcadero. The city hopes this will alleviate traffic and make one of our busiest streets safer for pedestrians, cyclists and public transit users. (Photo by shaylyn martos / Golden Gate Xpress)

Market Car Ban changes local commutes

shaylyn martos, Multimedia Editor February 4, 2020

In an attempt to make one of San Francisco’s busiest streets more accessible for pedestrians, cyclists and public transit users, the city banned private cars from driving on Market Street as of January...

No more private cars on Market Street

Corey Browning November 2, 2019

Market Street, San Francisco’s busiest pedestrian, bicycle and transit corridor, will soon be free from private vehicles, with wide protected bike lanes, larger sidewalks and sped-up transit lines from...

November Ballot Breakdown

Juan Carlos Lara, Staff October 29, 2019

The following is a distillation of the six local ballot measures that will appear on the upcoming ballot for the Nov. 5 election, sourced primarily from the text of the measures.   Proposition...

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