101 South, a 35 MPH freeway:
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IDK, maybe somebody hacked this sign to say what it says. Regardless, this is a big improvement over the 10 MPH sign it used to be just a few days back:
More changes are coming for this area, before 2017, to prevent you from using JFK the way you’re used to…
Well-Paid SFMTA Employee Proposes Limiting “Access” on JFK Drive – Westbound Travel Banned, 15 MPH Speed LImitWednesday, August 17th, 2016
(A pay package of about $130k a year (TCOE – Total Cost of Employee), well that’s pretty well-paid for a low-stress job, non? It’s not like being a coal miner or anything. Correct me if I’m way off on this, of course.)
This proposal certainly would reduce traffic, overall, by a very slight amount. It would also increase westbound traffic on Fulton, and Lincoln too I suppose, by a significant amount. But before our SFMTA does that, it should “daylight” every intersection in the Richmond District – that means taking out a parking space or two on every block so that westbound drivers can see southbound peds approaching crosswalks to get to Golden Gate Park.
Actually, it should do that anyway.
Actually, it should have done that before already.
I’m not talking about talking about daylighting, I’m talking about actually doing it. JMO. (I already know the reasons why our less-than-competent SFMTA hasn’t done so by now, just saying.)
Anyway, consider the knock-on effects afore you shut down JFK is all I’m saying…
This official “SLOW TO 10 MPH” sign was up near Speedway Meadow during Outside Lands 2016, but it’s still there now long after OL’s blown town:
The limit goes back up to 25 MPH near 30th Avenue?
(This trailer doesn’t “see” bikes, AFAIK, unlike some others.)
Changes to the “access” we have to JFK are coming soon, but I don’t know what they are and if this is a part of it.
Our Presidio sometimes records license plate numbers and checks timestamps to see who’s “cutting through” the park (instead of having the Presidio as a destination in itself). The Presidio People think “Cut Through Traffic” is evil, but really, all traffic is cut-through traffic to somebody. Oh well.
If SFGov wants people to use Fulton instead of JFK, there will be some problems with that…
A Tale of Two Recent Photos: Distracted Driving – Supervisor (and “Urbanist!”) Scott Wiener(?) + SFMTA PCO + Uber Driver with Handicapped PlacardMonday, April 11th, 2016
Let’s start with Future Senator and Current Urbanist Supervisor Scott Wiener, you know, if this from KevMo is accurate.
Moving on, to this. Some deets on the PCO here and now onto the Uber driver. Uh, what’s he doing? Is he holding a phone up high so his eyes can easily switch back and forth from his device and The Road Ahead? IDK. And hey, what would be a nicer gift for an Uber Lyft driver than a handicapped placard? I’ve never seen this. Gee, I bet that really cuts down on the parking hassles one might have Ubering about Frisco.
Anyway, this is How We Live Now in 2016
Exactly Which Handheld Device is This MUNI DPT PCO Operating Illegally While Driving? – Are SFMTA Quotas Really This Bad?Thursday, April 7th, 2016
IDK, is this illegal? She was driving her INTERCEPTOR scooter about 20 MPH inbound on JFK in GGP the other day.
Is this the machine what allows her to ticket parkers? She doesn’t have enough time to process tickets whilst dismounted?
Or is this some kind of GPS, which might be legal to operate in CA these days, based on the latest judicial interpretations, you know, maybe? Or it’s a cell phone and she’s calling in an emergency that’s important enough to call in but not important enough to stop for, and then it’s legal?
And there aren’t quotas for PCOs at the SFMTA? Perhaps they’re just targets and guidelines?
What kind of operation is this?