As seen on Turk near Annapolis Terrace in, (sorry, realtors!) the Western A:
Keep on keeping on, old man.
The crackdown has come to Fell and Masonic
This SFPD officer from Park Station had to wait about three minutes before seeing an illegal left on northbound Masonic to westbound Fell. The VW was busted with a quickness.
Well, here it is, the result of millionaire homeowners in the 94117 pressuring not-so-bright Supervisor London Breed into pressuring the SFPD and SFMTA and the rest of the SFGov alphabet soup into treating annual 420 Day at Sharon Meadow like a big corporate-sponsored event:
Katie Utehs @katieutehs: “#420 gathering in @GoldenGatePark went from being unorganized to partially organized & I’m not sure which is worse.”
“Event at Golden Gate Park - On Sunday, a large group of participants is expected to gather at Sharon Meadows [sic] inside Golden Gate Park.
The following street closures will be required by the San Francisco Police Department from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.:
Kezar Drive between Lincoln Way and John F. Kennedy Drive
Stanyan between Frederick and Oak streets
Haight Street between Masonic and Stanyan streets
During the street closures, Muni buses will be allowed through the closed streets. Personnel from SFPD and SFMTA will determine to re-route Muni buses as crowds grow. Muni bus re-routes will be expected to begin at approximately 3 p.m.
Heavy pedestrian traffic is expected around the event area.”
Here are a few of the closed streets:
And so of course Fell turned into a parking lot, what with Kezar, Gateway to the Sunsets, shut down (for some reason) this year:
Sometimes I just don’t know…
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Now IRL, this BMW driver had her face in her palms for a good 20 seconds while stuck two yards north of the stop line on Masonic northbound at Fell.
But let’s say you don’t believe me and you say that she had the green, but then why is she driving like this with her eyes covered?
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In conclusion SPJSBD (Some People Just Shouldn’t Be Driving).
I mean, if you’re tired, take a rest.
And if you’re emotional, take a break first.
And only then fire up your Driving Machine.
(And, oh yes, SFGov, in its wisdom, decided to put the stop line a waaaaaaay back at this particular intersection. So if you want to turn left and you’re not sure you’re going to make it before the red, then you shouldn’t cross into the crosswalk. However, once you’ve gone into the crosswalk, you’re committed to making that turn and what you should do is creep forward and turn on the current light cycle. It Is Written. I mean, otherwise, you end up with this mess, stuck in a crosswalk for one minute-plus. Bad form, Missy.)