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Memorial Ride Honors People Killed by Cars in San Francisco: ‘There is So Much Power in That Silence’

Just this week, three people died while walking in the city.

How Dangerous Are SF’s Streets? New Map Pinpoints Traffic Fatalities

The cartography of crashes aims to honor those killed by cars while holding the city accountable.

The Future of the Great Highway: Three Takeaways

While Sunset residents debate the fate of the iconic roadway, one supervisor wants to see it off-limits to cars for good.

On the Great Highway, Competing Visions for San Francisco’s Future

Supervisor Mar is planning a move to solidify the current weekend closure. By 2023, the road could be closed for good.

‘Covid Wiped Us Out’: SFMTA Director Seeks to Restore Trust in the System

SFMTA Director Jeffrey Tumlin has two years to figure out how to fix a hole in its budget, and says his focus is rebuilding trust in a transit network that suffered massive setbacks in the pandemic.

Slow Jammed: Is SF Traffic Getting Back to Normal?

Bridges are bumping, freeways are creeping, and BART hits a post-pandemic peak as commuters return to San Francisco.

Masks Are Back on BART: Directors Vote to Reinstate Mandate 

After a judge struck down the federal mask mandate last week, the regional transit agency created its own mandate.

It’s Official: Supervisors Vote 7-4 in Favor of Car-Free JFK Drive

After reviewing an equity study and Chan’s competing proposal, the supervisors voted to keep the road closed to cars permanently.

Assaults on Muni Rose Last Year

While total crimes decreased on Muni, assault incidents spiked to 186 last year amid nationwide concerns about safety on public transit.

JFK Drive: 5 Big Things to Know About Today’s Hearing 

Here’s what you need to know about the joint hearing to decide if the 1.5-mile road in Golden Gate Park should remain closed to vehicles.