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GEARY BRT Community Workshops

Thursday, December 08, 2005
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Event Type:
Bobbi Lopez
Location Details:
Tenderloin Apartments
201 Turk Street (near Jones)

San Francisco’s Most Active Bus Corridor Slated for High-Quality Improvements

San Francisco, CA - November 28, 2005. Residents and business owners are invited to participate in shaping bus rapid transit on Geary Boulevard through a set of public workshops hosted by the San Francisco County Transportation Authority in partnership with MUNI and other City agencies. The second series of workshops for the Authority’s Geary Corridor Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) Study will focus on conceptual design alternatives for the Richmond, Geary/Masonic intersection, Geary/Fillmore intersection, and Tenderloin/ Downtown built on the community input received during the first series of public workshops held in April 2005. Community participants will have an opportunity to weigh in on how well designs respond to key objectives such as raising transit service levels, improving pedestrian safety and access, meeting neighborhood business and residential needs, and enhancing urban design.

Feel free to call Bobbi Lopez at La Voz Latina de la Cuidad Central/THC for more info on how to become involved in giving community input. (415) 775-7110.

Workshop translated in Vietnamese, Spanish and Cantonese.

Residentes y negociantes están invitados a participar en la formación de un nuevo sistema de bus para Geary Blvd. Por una seria de tallares organizadas por el San Francisco County Transportation Authority, en asociación con Muni y otras agencias de la ciudad. La segunda seria de talleres para el Geary Corridor Bus Rapid Transit Study (BRT) se enfocara en alternativas de diseños conceptuales para el Richmond, la intersección de Geary/Masonic, la intersección de Geary/Fillmore y el Tenderloin/Centro de la Ciudad creado en la visión de la comunidad que fue creada durante la primera seria de talleres en Abril del 2005. El Geary Corridor BRT Study designara un sistema be buses rápidos de alta calidad y económica que reducirá el tiempo de viaje, aumentara la credibilidad del transito, y mejorara las condiciones del peatón. La comunidad tendrá la oportunidad de opinar en como los diseños se relacionen con objetivos claves como aumentando los niveles de servicio, mejorar la seguridad y accesibilidad para el peatón, satisfacer las necesidades de los residentes y negocios, y dar realce al diseño urbano. Para darle voz a las diversas comunidades de Geary Blvd., los talleres serán localizados en tres lugares a lo largo del pasillo. En cada local habrá traducción en varios lenguajes para los participantes

Added to the calendar on Wed, Dec 7, 2005 2:05PM
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