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Posts Tagged ‘ggb’
San Francisco Really Really Wants to Tell Tourists How to Get to the Golden Gate Bridge – Signs Popping Up All OverFriday, April 20th, 2012
I’ll tell you, the first time I saw one of these signs, I thought our local rich, white, old, crybaby, NIMBY homeowners had gotten together to create their own sign to direct drivers the hell away from the ‘hood.
But now I don’t know.
As seen on Geary:
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Who knows what SFGov has in store for us…
Why Don’t We Just Get Rid of the Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District? That Useless Board, ‘N EverythingFriday, January 14th, 2011
And then just throw the GGB into the BATA along with all the others where it belongs?
“…[t]oll collectors are the bridge’s ambassadors to the motorists who use it and firing them could cost the district its public face, some directors argued.”
Why does the district need “a public face?” I mean, does the Bay Bridge need its own district? And who elected these directors? Why do some of them live hundreds of miles away?
Why do we need the district in the first place?
Just asking, Bro.
The catch is that you have to ride your bike all the way up the two-way part from where the road starts near the North Tower of the Golden Gate Bridge.
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But otherwise, it’s a nice ride…
Can you see the photo illustration below? That’s the future of Doyle Drive, whether you like it or not!
Parts of it are going underground soon, courtesy of Barack Obama stimulus money and your San Francisco County Transportation Authority, and a few others. Get all the deets of this Big Dig tonight, July 23, 2009 at Fort Mason – 6:00 PM open house, 6:30 PM presentation.
Can you see Doyle Drive in the background? That’s the way it looks today, all concrete and clay, and general decay.
Supervisor Bevan Dufty speaking at the recent ceremony announcing the acceleration of the project.
Here’s the meeting: