Posts Tagged ‘northbound’

Our Addled SFMTA Has Decided To Burden the Intersection of Fell and Masonic Even More: A Mandatory Left Turn Lane?

Friday, October 17th, 2014

(You want addled? Try this on for size, from the SF Weekly’s Joe Eskenazi re: SFMTA Commish Cheryl Brinkman.)

Moving on…

Hey, what problem is this going to solve?

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I can think of problems it will create, but what’s the purpose of this, right?

We know you’re going to do it, SFMTA, so why not tell us why, you know, instead of inviting people to give input you’re going to ignore anyway?

Are you going to add a left turn arrow?

Is this a safety thing?

I’m baffled…

SFMTA, you should be basing your decisions on these two factors:

1. SAFETY

2. flow

That’s it. Not aesthetics, not ideology, not “comfort,” not “liveability,” not any of that.

So, how will this proposal, you know, considering your horrible record so far, improve safety and/or flow?

Tell us.

(Oh, if only you had a blog what wasn’t focused upon getting Prop A passed next month…)

The Scene of a Possible Pedestrian Fatality on 101 North Approaching Cesar Chavez

Monday, May 3rd, 2010

Read about this accident at the high volume ActionNewsSf  Twitter page:

“TRAFFIC ADVISORY: Accident involving a pedestrian on the North 101 off ramp. CHP lists the incident as a ‘possible fatality.’”

Lots of CHP cruisers were on the scene just before 9:00 PM tonight. You can see officers focusing a flashlight on one area while taking measurements near the dark-colored Honda Civic sedan.

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Not sure what happened but obviously there’s not much room on the shoulder for walking down to Bayshore if your car breaks down.

Will update.

Per unconfirmed reports to 911, an African American man on crutches walked up the offramp. Appears that he may have died.

[UPDATE: Joe Eskenazi has the sad story of Willie Speights.