Posts Tagged ‘parking’
Our SFMTA’s Plan to “Increase Access” at Twin Peaks WIll Actually Decrease Access – Trying to Figure the Figure 8Friday, April 8th, 2016
IDK, man. On the one hand, SFGov promotes the 49-Mile-Drive, but OTOH, SFGov wants to make it more difficult.
Take a look here down below – where are all these cars going to go after this plan gets going?
The plan, advertised as one what would “increase access,” will decrease access, obviously. Parking areas will be decreased by a whole lot. Oh what’s that, that’s a good thing AFAYAC, Gentle Reader? Well, fine – but let’s agree that taking out scores of places for people to park is going to make for a less-busy Twin Peaks, for better or worse.
And hey, are these people glorious Pedestrians / People With Bikes or are they terrible, horrible People With Cars? One simply can’t tell. Some locals walk and bike up here, but I see very few tourists attempting to do so. Mostly they come by tour bus or car, FWICS.
On It Goes…
An Experiment in “Traffic Calming?” – Main Entrance of Japantown Parking Garage on Post Closed – “USE GEARY ENTRANCE”Wednesday, April 6th, 2016
This is how the Post Street side of our old-school, earthquake-unsafe Japan Center Garage looked the other day:
Not that I care, cause I don’t use this garage, but this will certainly affect traffic in the area, for better or worse.
And I’ll tell you, that sign looks professionally made, so I assume that this entrance will be shut in the future as well, perhaps on weekends or busy times? Just guessing here…
The First Block of Masonic is Far Too Hilly Curvy Speedy for Pedestrians to Jaywalk Upon – And Yet – Shopping at Trader Joe’s #100Tuesday, April 5th, 2016
Due to the parking situation at this Trader Joe’s, people jaywalk here all the time. Sometimes they die.
Speaking of which, if small parking lots are so great, why not get rid of parking altogether at all the TJ’ses?
Will the SFMTA/RPD’s Car Ban Plan for the East Side of Twin Peaks Increase Access or Decrease Access? Take a Look at This PhotoTuesday, March 15th, 2016
Take a listen, to Phil Matier here.
And then take a look, at what an Ivy Leaguer / Attorney / Former Gavin Newsom Jogging Buddy Who For Some Reason Is In Charge Of Our Park System has to say here:
As he sees it, the plan “increases the recreational accessibility of the area and makes it safer for bicyclists and pedestrians.”
As for safety, we’ll have to wait and see. But as for “accessibility,” this is going to be a Big Fat Decrease.
Here’s the east side of Twin Peaks Boulevard as it looks when the parking lot at Christmas Tree Point is all fulled up:
Where are these people going to go? Not Twin Peaks, that’s for sure. This plan will decrease access, certainly. (Or is the SFMTA going to run a shuttle bus up here? IDTS)
And oh, here’s how Phil Ginsburg attains access himself, using a car:
Move In Right Next Door to Mark Zuckerberg in the Mission for Just $3.5 Million? Open House Tomorrow, March 8thMonday, March 7th, 2016
Shown in the middle here – Zuck’s place (under construction at the time of the photo) is on the left
(And consider that the Zuckerbergs paid $10 mil.)
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