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Artist rendering of the proposed San Francisco waterfront arena for the Golden State Warriors. (Snøhetta and AECOM)

San Francisco Supervisor Wants Traffic Impact Report For Proposed Warriors’ Arena

San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener has asked the city’s transportation authority for an audit on the public transit impacts of a new Golden State Warriors arena proposed to go along the waterfront.

09/24/2013

Van Ness Ave. at Clay Street in San Francisco. (Goodshoped35110s/Wikimedia Commons)

San Francisco Transit Officials Push Dedicated Bus Lanes For Van Ness Ave.

San Francisco’s Municipal Transportation Agency is considering whether to approve a Muni rapid transit plan for busy Van Ness Avenue with dedicated bus lanes down the middle of the road.

09/10/2013

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SF Board of Supes Addresses Muni’s Challenges of Projected Population Growth

San Francisco Municipal Railway has a long way to go to meet the transportation needs of the future, according to population growth projections presented at Monday’s Board of Supervisors hearing.

07/23/2013

People walk by a homeless man. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Homeless Advocates Balk At Plan To Close SF Parks At Night

Supervisor Scott Wiener will introduce a bill on Tuesday that would close San Francisco City Parks at night. The city’s homeless advocates, however, say that the measure would criminalize park dwellers.

07/23/2013

A food truck in the region. (CBS/ Getty Images)

SF Supes Hope New Legislation Will End Fights Over Food Trucks

New legislation by the San Francisco Board of Supervisors aims to give food trucks more breathing room while keeping them at a distance from public schools.

06/19/2013

Muni Bus

San Francisco Supervisor Says Muni Unprepared For Population Growth

A member of the San Francisco Board of Supervisors said Muni is not only doing a poor job of serving current riders, but has no plans to meet the demands of a growing population and workforce.

06/11/2013

Customers line up at a food truck. (Fred Dufour/AFP/GettyImages)

SF School Board Opposes New Food Truck Regulations

After two years of negotiations, a San Francisco supervisor has come up with a compromise plan for new food truck regulation that both food truck vendors and restaurant owners say they can live with, but the plan still faces opposition from educators.

06/11/2013

Pedestrians cross Powell St. at Union Square on January 14, 2011 in San Francisco. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Pedestrian Safety Legislation Moves Forward

The San Francisco Board of Supervisors Land Use and Economic Development Committee on Monday approved a legislation package designed to improve pedestrian safety. The full board was expected to consider it next week.

06/04/2013

San Francisco Muni

Muni Delays Reportedly Cost Commuters $50M In Lost Productivity

San Francisco Municipal Railway service disruptions cost commuters at least $50 million in economic production annually and the system remains far away from its on-time service goals, according to a report released Tuesday by city officials.

05/28/2013

Passengers board a San Francisco Muni bus. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Supervisor Exploring Ticket Surcharge On Events To Help Muni

San Francisco Supervisor Scott Wiener is looking at the possibility of placing a small surcharge on tickets for festivals and sporting events to raise revenue for the San Francisco Municipal Railway system.

05/22/2013

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