By Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez : sfexaminer – excerpt
Upper Market Street will be transformed following the unanimous vote by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency on Tuesday to make it safer for cyclists, pedestrians and motorists.
Though the Upper Market Street Safety Project was heavily lobbied for by dozens of everyday-bicyclists who attended the meeting, it had one major detractor:
The San Francisco Fire Department.
SFFD Deputy Chief of Operations Mark Gonzales told the board that the department wasn’t opposed to the entire project, just the parking protected bike lanes...(more)
An Appeal was filed on this project and will be heard by the Board of Supervisors Tuesday, July 11. Stay tuned.