A city walk that can’t be beat

By Tom Stienstra : sfgate – excerpt

What you’ll see: It would difficult to improve on the recent days on the San Francisco waterfront. That is, unless you could improve on perfection. The weather, views and recreation have been stellar. Marina Green is your launch point. From along the Golden Gate Promenade, you get waterfront views that extend to the Golden Gate Bridge and across to Sausalito and Alcatraz…
Easy walk: From parking, take the San Francisco Bay Trail west along Marina Green and work your way around the yacht harbors (you’ll see lots of docked boats on your right) toward the St. Francis Yacht Club. Then continue toward the harbor entrance, past the Golden Gate Yacht Club, to the point at the end of the jetty and to the Wave Organ…
Cost: Parking, access free… (more)

 Free parking access will disappear soon if the SFMTA and the SF Bicycle Coalition gets their way. If you think it should remain free, let the supervisors know. They have the power to keep it free when it comes to financing new contracts. They stopped the expansion of parking meters into the neighborhoods because citizens acted and they can stop the elimination of parking and traffic lanes if you continue to tell them ENUF already! Don’t cut traffic lanes, parking and Muni services. Contact Supervisors

Supes Hamstring SFMTA’s Ability to Expand Progressive Parking Policy

by : sf.streetsblog – excerpt

In a setback for progressive parking policy in San Francisco, the Board of Supervisors voted last week to eliminate the SFMTA’s ability to install any significant amount of new parking meters under a new five-year contract to upgrade existing meters… (more)

News that bears repeating. We are surprised at the number of people who don’t know about this. Leave it to the Bike Coalition to keep the story alive. If you haven’t already done so, thank the Supervisors.

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