If you consider graffiti to be a leading indicator for life on the street, then our San Francisco Arts Commission would appear to be a lagging indicator. As seen in the Twitterloin:
Posts Tagged ‘Muni’
Official Governmental Art Gets Credit for ACKNOWLEDGING ISSUES in Mid Market ‘n Stuff, But How Does It Help?Friday, December 2nd, 2016
Here’s what this one small block of 11th Street looks like now, after the SFMTA started changing things.
I can’t say I understand what the SFMTA’s doing here.
But I do understand what this means:
Yeah, the same small block.
Anyway, the yellow lines are back closer to where you’d expect them to be, so that’s nice. (I guess this scene from last month was just for construction.)
So now this block has 2.5 sidewalks.
Why not four or five? IDK, maybe next year…
Here’s the new sitch, looking north from Division:
I suppose a lot of parking spaces will be sacrificed at the altar of the 9 San Bruno “Rapid” [LIMITED] Project, a joint from the SFMTA’s MUNI Great Leap Forward, Comrades.
And looking south from Folsom:
Sidewalk “Bulb Outs” Embolden Already Overconfident Pedestrians – “Vision Zero” vs. Risk CompensationTuesday, November 8th, 2016
This is typical:
The reply to the thoughtless, repeated use of the novel term “Vision Zero” is this.
Do we really want “comfortable,” confident pedestrians? Really?
What Happens When You Hail an UBER / LYFT to an Address Like 525 Market? – Temporary Chaos, That’s WhatWednesday, November 2nd, 2016
Market in the Financh is down to just one lane, in parts, these days, right? So you can’t just stop and wait for your fare to come down an elevator, right? Frisco aint Tracy, CA, right?
After getting yelled out by Bike To Work Day, Uber driver from the South Bay scooched on over enough to let more people squeeze by.
It’s just not possible to legally pick riders up like this, sry.
On It Goes…
And here’s the SFMTA’s official defense.
Anyway, the innocuous posts have been replaced, officially. The average driver would typically infringe upon the neutral zone at the very least and that’s not the case anymore…