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The residents and taxpaying public in San Francisco respectfully request that the Mayor and District Supervisors put an immediate end to SFMTA’s anti-car and other motor vehicle actions, including, but not limited to:

  1. Installing parking meters and increasing enforcement hours
  2. Enforcing Sunday parking meters

1. Moratorium on parking meters – DONE!
San Francisco residents have had enuf of the parking squeeze,and are prepared to vote the politicians out of office who support SFMTA parking meter expansion plans.

2. Free parking on Sunday – DONE!- along with a pullback on hours of parking enforcement. 9 AM – 6 PM. Non-holidays, Monday through Saturday only.
Let your Supervisors and Mayor know what you think about the SFMTA plan to charge for city-wide Sunday Parking.

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See the plans SFMTA has for us next if we don’t stop them by passing the Charter Amendment in November. It is called Shift. SFMTA wants us to Shift our lives. They are the ones who need to Shift not us. Shift

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L-Taraval public hearing set for Friday

By Jerold Chinn : sfbay – excerpt

Back in February, merchants and residents were not pleased with the latest proposal presented by officials from the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency for the Taraval Street corridor.

The proposal presented six months ago included adding boarding islands, a red transit-only lane, traffic signals and removing some train stops to speed up the L-Taraval.

Merchants worried about where the boarding islands would be constructed because it would require taking away seven to 10 parking spaces, according to the transit agency’s proposal.

The plan had called for one-to-one parking replacement at nearby streets.

Albert Chow, owner of the Great Hardware store on Taraval between 28th and 29th Avenue, said a there would not be enough parking spaces at nearby streets and that it would have an economic to businesses at community meeting held in February.

Instead, the SFMTA is proposing to test a boarding zone pilot at Taraval Street and 26th, 30th, 32nd, 35th and 40th avenues, which includes painted warnings and new signage to drivers that they have stop to let passengers board and alight trains…

Officials said they still plan to add boarding islands where Muni riders have been hit by a train either getting on or off. Those locations include 19th, 42nd and 44th avenues in both inbound and outbound directions. Boarding islands would also be added at 26th, 30th, 32nd, 40th and 46th avenues in just the outbound direction…

Another concern was the removal of 14 train stops. Officials said they will now only remove nine stops, but that still does not satisfy Paula Katz, a resident in the outer Parkside neighborhood.

Katz told SFMTA board members on Tuesday that the transit agency needs to keep all the L-Taraval stops, and submitted a petition with over 1,600 signatures:

“Many of the signatures in our petition are from L riders whose lives would be negatively impacted if they lose their stops and have to walk an extra block or two when they are catching the L or coming home and when they shop at our local merchants, the library, post office and our local Safeway, which for some incredible reason all are losing their L-Taraval stops.”

Merchants and residents can still be heard at this Friday’s public hearing at City Hall at 10 a.m., Room 416…(more)

Taraval joins a long line of dissatisfied customers that will be voting for a change in management at the SFMTA in November by decentralizing the power structure that the voters put into place a number of years ago. Stay tuned for the details as they unfold on the SFMTA Charter Amendment. For now, updates are here: stopsfmta.com

 

 

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