Category: Streets

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Castro decorative crosswalks: And the winner is…

Andrea Aiello of the Castro Community Benefit District announced at the Castro Streetscape Improvement Project groundbreaking this morning that over 4,500 voters and Castro area residents chose decorative rainbow sidewalks to be located at all four crosswalks at the intersection of Castro and 18th Street. The CBD voted to make up...

Castro Station (photo: Timmy Denike / Flickr) 5

TellMuni.com and changes to Castro Muni lines

If you’ve got ideas for changes to Castro Muni lines, here’s your chance. The SFMTA is seeking the public’s feedback on all Muni lines running throughout the city as part of their Transit Effectiveness Program (TEP). TEP’s focus is to “improve service reliability, reduce travel time on transit, and improve...

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Pride weekend assault perp found guilty

The San Jose Mercury News reported that Christopher Porter-Bailey, the Oakland man who was caught on video kicking a girl in the face after robbing her of her possessions during Pink Saturday Pride celebrations last June 30th was found guilty of robbery, assault, and battery by a jury of his...

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Scooter share station comes to Castro

We have bike share (coming soon to the Castro), car share, ride share, and now we have electric motorscooter share thanks to Scoot Networks, a San Francisco based startup that’s adding a new method of transportation to the sharing economy. Scoot Networks recently opened their 16th scooter share station located...

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Castro Streetscape Construction Update

We haven’t seen any jackhammers or orange cones along Castro Street yet, but we did get an update from the Castro Community Benefit District and Supervisor Scott Wiener on when construction on the Castro Streetscape Improvement Project would begin. According to Executive Director Andrea Aiello at the CBD, the 30-day...