Powell Street

SF Begins Restricting Powell Street Traffic, Easing Cable Car Wear And TearSF officials launched the Powell Street Safety and Sidewalk Improvement Pilot, which will ban most vehicle traffic on two blocks of Powell Street between Ellis and Geary streets.
SF Considers Plan To Make Stretch Of Powell Street Pedestrian OnlySan Francisco lawmakers are looking to make one of the city's most iconic areas 'pedestrian only' -- Powell Street.
BART Station Agent Stabbed Outside Powell Street Station In San FranciscoA BART station agent was stabbed in the abdomen on Friday afternoon outside the Powell Street BART Station in San Francisco, according to BART officials.
Woman Gets Arm Stuck In San Francisco BART Station EscalatorA woman who got her arm stuck in a San Francisco BART station escalator Wednesday afternoon was taken to a hospital but was not seriously injured, BART police and San Francisco fire officials said.
San Francisco Cable Car Operator Hit, Critically Injured By Passing Car While Offloading PassengersA Muni cable car operator was critically injured Monday after he was struck by a vehicle while helping passengers exit on Powell Street in the Nob Hill neighborhood.
BART Police Begin Cracking Down On Homeless Sleeping, Lying Down Inside StationsBART police have begun enforcing a ban on sleeping, lying down or sitting with legs extended at Powell Street Station Monday with plans to expand the ordinance to all BART stations, prompting many homeless people to move elsewhere.
Tourists Hoping For Iconic Cable Car Rides Disappointed During Muni 'Sickout'The Muni ‘sickout’, which entered a second day on Tuesday, has disappointed many tourists hoping to ride San Francisco's iconic cable cars.
Gunman On the Loose, Man Critically Injured After Shooting On Crowded Market Street In San FranciscoSan Francisco police responded to the scene of a shooting just outside the Westfield Mall on Market Street near Powell Street Sunday evening.
Evicted Gold Dust Lounge To Reopen In Fisherman's WharfSan Francisco’s Gold Dust Lounge, the Union Square drinking establishment that is being evicted from its current Powell Street home, is closing tonight.
Suspect In Emeryville Attacks On Women Considered Armed and DangerousPolice describe the victims as courageous and helpful in the investigation.
3 Pickpocketing Suspects Arrested Aboard SF Muni BusThree men were arrested this week who allegedly worked together to pickpocket riders on a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus, police said.
Escalator Death At Transit Station Remains A MysteryAuthorities are still working to determine how a San Francisco man died after he apparently suffered some sort of medical emergency and fell on an escalator at the Powell Street transit station last week.
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