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“SFO’s ten year capital improvement plan ensures that our airport can achieve its goal to create a world-class facility, and continue to be a vital source of job creation in Bay Area,” said Mayor Lee. “SFO is an engine which helps power our local economies, bring tourism and jobs to the entire region, and this investment in our infrastructure keeps that engine running strong.” Read more
Mayor Edwin M. Lee as part of the Nation’s first Walk to Work Day launched San Francisco’s Pedestrian Strategy to increase walkability around the City and make all neighborhoods safe for pedestrians as outlined in the Mayor’s Pedestrian Safety Executive Directive. The Pedestrian Strategy focuses on actionable recommendations to reduce serious or fatal pedestrian injuries by 25 percent by 2016 and by 50 percent by 2021.
“The Pedestrian Strategy outlines specific actions to cement our commitment to safer, more walkable streets for everyone who walks around our beautiful City,” said Mayor Lee. “If we can prevent an accident from happening, we must. Everyone is a pedestrian at some point, and their safety is our highest priority.” Read more.
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) reminds Municipal Railway (Muni) customers that service will be complimentary on all vehicles Friday, Dec. 28 to celebrate Muni’s 100th Anniversary, and on New Year’s Eve, Dec. 31.
Take a Free Ride as Muni Celebrates 100th Anniversary
Friday, Dec. 28, 5 a.m., through Saturday, Dec. 29, 5 a.m.
The SFMTA wants everyone to “Come on and Take a Free Ride” to celebrate Muni’s 100th anniversary. Muni service will be free to all customers from 5 a.m. Dec. 28 through 5 a.m. Dec. 29. Muni, the first publicly owned, land-based transit agency originated in San Francisco on this date in 1912. Read more.
U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray LaHood, Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi, U.S. Senator Dianne Feinstein, Congresswoman Jackie Speier, Federal Transit Administration (FTA) Administrator Peter Rogoff, Board of Supervisors President David Chiu and other Federal, State and local officials joined Mayor Lee at a ceremony held today at the future site of the Central Subway's Union Square/Market Street Station to announce the approval of the New Starts funds. Read more.