How To Curb Upper Market’s Double-Parking Problem?

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Tonight at 7pm, you’re invited to join the SFMTA at Sanchez Elementary School (325 Sanchez St.) for a “curb management workshop,” where discussion will focus on how unsafe habits like double-parking might be curtailed with better-designed vehicle parking and loading, bicycle parking and passenger drop-off” areas.

Back in August, you may have noticed changes to crosswalks at some of the busiest intersections in the Castro, including new curbside “safety zones” that carve out space at 16th & Noe, 15th & Sanchez, and 14th & Church along Market Street. These changes are a part of the city’s Vision Zero initiative to eliminate all traffic fatalities by 2024.

The safety zones and other quick fixes aren’t the end of what SFMTA has planned along Market Street, however. The agency is still working to implement “important safety improvements on Market Street between Castro Street and Octavia Boulevard for people walking, riding bikes, and driving vehicles.”… (more)

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