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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...

Mark Dreger (left) and Janice Li (right) taking biking to the first stop of prospective sites concerning cycling traffic by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014.

Transportation experts meet with community to refocus 19th Avenue project on bicycle friendliness

Timothy Smith November 2, 2014

The San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency and local bicyclists came together Saturday to reimagine a more bike-friendly transportation corridor for 19th Avenue. Representatives from the SFMTA invited...

Transit agency proposes 19th Avenue subway option, station at SF State campus

Michael Barba April 8, 2014

The San Francisco County Transit Agency (SFCTA) recommended Monday in a feasibility study that transportation planners opt for a longer subway from Ocean Avenue near St. Francis Circle to SF State, rather...

ASI members work towards affordable public transportation

ASI members work towards affordable public transportation

Brian Donovan February 18, 2014

Students enter the M-line train on 19th Avenue Tuesday, Feb. 18. ASI is proposing a new student fee to help subsidize transportation costs for students. Photo by Ryan Leibrich / Xpress Associated Students,...

Hackathon community uses brainpower to create apps that improve public transportation

Ellie Loarca October 22, 2012

There is a love-hate relationship when it comes to transportation in San Francisco. This past weekend, close to 120 people gathered to put their brains together to create an optimal system that will...

San Francisco plans to add 900 new parking meters in Mission Bay

Noemy Mena September 5, 2012

Drivers, start digging under those couch cushions because soon that spare change could be needed to feed the hundreds of new meters set for installation in San Francisco. “This plan is meant to provide...

San Francisco looks to improve taxi service

Ana Preza May 16, 2012

San Francisco city officials are working on ways to ease the pain of hailing a cab and finding inventive ways to improve taxi service. The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency is focusing on...

Traffic light installed at Alemany and San Juan intersection after death of student

Carolyn Copeland May 1, 2012

It took years of complaints, the death of a 20-year-old student and more than four years of petitioning, but a new traffic light was finally turned on at the San Juan Avenue and Alemany Boulevard intersection. When...

Department of Transportation conducting study on 19th Avenue congestion

Natasha Artavia November 7, 2011

It’s no surprise to students at SF State that 19th Avenue is just a wee bit chaotic. Between dodging impatient traffic if you’re a pedestrian, coasting on your bike down Holloway into campus or getting...

Central Subway Project to ease commuting woes in San Francisco

Michael Huber September 25, 2011

Commuting in San Francisco can be challenging, especially during rush hour when having to transfer to a different bus line. The San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency hopes to decrease the stress and...

iPhone app helps find open parking spaces in San Francisco

Brenda Reyes May 3, 2011

Wasting gas, circling the block multiple times and handling business quickly to beat the meter is an experience Jamaal Jenkins, a SF State cultural anthropology major, regularly encounters in downtown...

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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....

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