Construction Forecast: January 14 – January 25, 2019

(Content from SFMTA). Crews work in the intersection of Pine Street and Van Ness Avenue as construction of the Van Ness Improvement Project continues. Construction Forecast: January 14 - January 25, 2019 The following Van Ness Improvement Project construction forecast is subject to change. For more project details, please visit SFMTA.com/VanNess. The night shift for construction is scheduled between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. During this time, neighbors

Our Dockless Scooter Share Community Partnership Model

With the recent launch of Skip and Scoot dockless scooter shares here in the City, we would like to propose a model of how local community groups (such as ours) can work with scooter share companies. We think this is very important because the success (or failure) of dockless scooter shares in San Francisco will ultimately depend on community support. In doing research for this

Van Ness Corridor Construction Update

We are re-posting this Van Ness Improvement Construction Forecast from SFMTA: Construction Forecast: July 30 - August 10, 2018 The following Van Ness Improvement Project construction forecast is subject to change. For more project details, please visit sfmta.com/vanness. The night shift for construction is scheduled between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. During this time, neighbors are advised to anticipate construction-related noise and vibrations as crews

Dockless Scooter Share Companies And The Unbanked: A Policy Suggestion

TL;DR “Unbanked people should be able to rent scooters with EBT cards.” Dear Dockless Scooter Share Companies, In this short open letter, we make the case that unbanked people are the very people who can most benefit from new and emerging mobility services. We also point out that unbanked people, precisely because they are unbanked, often face the largest barriers to the adoption of such

Our San Francisco Dockless Scooter Share Policy Proposals

EDIT 4/27/18 - below are the current proposed amendments to Division II of the Transportation Code: https://www.sfmta.com/sites/default/files/reports-and-documents/2018/04/5-1-18_item_11_pilot_scooter_share_program_permit.docx_.pdf We support the proposed amendments with the proviso that: Community-based organizations should play an important role in scooter share monitoring and compliance. Scooter share companies should be required to contribute to an economic impact fund. -------------- We wish to share four simple policy proposals that may help with the

2018-07-23T20:08:45-07:00April 25th, 2018|Categories: Blog, News, Policy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Construction Forecast: Rocks and Gravel, with a Chance of Fog

Crews performing archaeological potholing on Van Ness Avenue near Market Street to determine the presence of cultural materials in the project area. Photo courtesy of SFMTA. [We are passing along some information from SFMTA about the Van Ness Corridor construction that is happening right now.] Construction Forecast: August 21- September 1, 2017 The following Van Ness Improvement Project construction forecast is subject to change due

2017-08-21T12:16:06-07:00August 21st, 2017|Categories: Blog, News, Projects|Tags: , , , |

Light Gravel Showers with Tar Flurries

This is a Van Ness Construction Forecast for July 17, 2017 – July 29, 2017. As you may know, major upgrades are underway on Van Ness Avenue to rehabilitate our aging infrastructure. For the latest news, please see: sfmta.com/vanness. Greetings Polk Street Community Member, (UPDATE: There was a schedule error in our previous email and we are re-sending this notice with corrected construction schedule information noted in red

2017-07-20T11:58:49-07:00July 20th, 2017|Categories: Blog, News, Projects|Tags: , , , |

Warmer with Some Rocks and Scattered Concrete

This is a Van Ness Construction Forecast for July 10, 2017 - July 21, 2017. As you may know, major upgrades are underway on Van Ness Avenue to rehabilitate our aging infrastructure. For the latest news, please see: sfmta.com/vanness. Construction Forecast: July 10, 2017 - July 21, 2017 Construction crews resurfaced the median of Van Ness Avenue and built curbs around remaining trees that will be protected through construction.This work will

2018-12-31T11:07:55-07:00July 7th, 2017|Categories: News, Projects|Tags: , |

Sunny with a Chance of Tar and Gravel!

This is a Van Ness Construction Forecast for July 3, 2017 - July 14, 2017. As you may know, major upgrades are underway on Van Ness Avenue to rehabilitate our aging infrastructure. For the latest news, please see: sfmta.com/vanness. The following Van Ness Improvement Project construction forecast is subject to change due to weather or unforeseen conditions. Those who travel in and through the area are advised to

2018-12-31T11:03:22-07:00June 30th, 2017|Categories: News, Projects|Tags: , |