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Better Market Street

January 31, 2020, 8am PST
The San Francisco Chronicle's urban design critic tempers expectations for Market Street in San Francisco, where the city this week undertook an ambitious, but perhaps over-sold, redesign of the busy street.
The San Francisco Chronicle
January 29, 2020, 10am PST
The historic, car-free transformation of San Francisco's busiest street opens to the public today.
London Breed via Medium
October 20, 2019, 5am PDT
Advocates in New York City, San Francisco, and Seattle are pushing for more transit and pedestrian priority, and less car-centric streets, as a wave of high-profile projects capture national attention.
Brooklyn Paper
October 16, 2019, 9am PDT
The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors approved the Better Market Street plan on October 15, 2019.
San Francisco Examiner
October 9, 2019, 2pm PDT
Private automobiles could be prohibited on San Francisco's primary downtown thoroughfare, and already-wide sidewalks could be extended and smoothed over. The Better Market Street project is ready for its close up.
The San Francisco Chronicle
October 20, 2015, 9am PDT
A small section of the well-used, protected bike lane on San Francisco's busy Market Street will be raised just a few inches to increase bicycle safety. Construction began Monday and should take a month to complete.
ABC7
August 11, 2015, 10am PDT
Private autos will have restricted access to a congested stretch of downtown San Francisco's main drag, Market Street, beginning August 11, in an attempt to make the street safer for non-motorists.
San Francisco Chronicle
February 6, 2013, 2pm PST
Planning for the $350 million Better Market Street project, which aims to transform downtown's main thoroughfare into a transit and people-oriented place, has expanded to encompass surrounding streets.
San Francisco Chronicle