Citizens help stop SFMTA’s proposed service cuts to 19 Polk bus

by Peter Warfield : sfbayview – excerpt

San Francisco citizen activists and others appear to have succeeded – at least for now – in helping persuade the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) Board not to approve the SFMTA staff’s plan to eliminate all three stops closest to the Main Library and Civic Center on the northbound 19 Polk bus line.

The SFMTA had planned to eliminate the stops as part of the agency’s Seventh and Eighth Street Safety Project, presented at the regular SFMTA Board meeting Nov. 15, 2016.

The board voted instead to approve all other elements of the plan. The plan includes installation of parking-protected bike-only lanes adjacent to the sidewalk, bus boarding islands instead of curb stops, and bus-only lanes along multiple blocks of Seventh and Eighth streets south of Market Street… (more)



1 thought on “Citizens help stop SFMTA’s proposed service cuts to 19 Polk bus

  1. Not going to be changed. It will interfere with their 7th street/McAllister/bus rerouted plan. There will be a trade of some sort of which a deferent stop will not be removed. Something to that effect. A bunch of hot air to try and calm a lot of pissed off people.

    I have been making a lot of comments on here some have posted some have not which is fine. I just hope my words are remembered as they are correct and eventually come to bare fruit.


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