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Photo by Kathleen Narruhn

Good Morning Mission! Pirates and Paradise

This morning’s block is Potrero – 17th – Utah – 16th Streets. Lots of traffic and bicyclist heading to Mission Bay using 16th & 17th St and also for those trying to get across town going the opposite direction. A number of people seemed to be walking down to the businesses in Potrero Hill too. Most of this block is commercial with most...
Flats on Duncan St Photo by Kathleen Narruhn

Good Morning Mission! Serenity in the Morning Rush

It’s 65° and headed to 68°. Details for the next ten days are here. Today’s block is Guerrero – 28th St – Dolores – Duncan. Rather overcast early this morning at 7:30am but it wasn’t cold. I started my walk on busy Guerrero St. Many cars think that Guerrero and Dolores are freeways. Everyone is in a hurry. I took lots of door, floral...
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MEDA Teams Up With City For Traffic Safety

Could the Mission District’s troubling traffic safety record be the fault of misunderstandings? Of a sort, yes and now the Mission Economic Development Agency, known as MEDA, is teaming up with public health officials and the SFMTA to sort them out at the local level. Education and community outreach are the priorities, said Avni Desai,  who is spearheading MEDA’s effort.  Many unsafe...
Sgt. Murray outlines intersection etiquette at a the monthly community police meeting at Mission Station Tuesday night. Photo by Laura Wenus

Traffic Cops Give Tips and Tickets for Safety

Officers from the San Francisco Police Department’s Traffic company appeared at a community meeting last week at Mission Station with a warning and some advice for residents. In response to a study of pedestrian and cyclist injuries and deaths in the last two years, police have identified several problematic intersections and behaviors to root out the common causes of traffic fatalities...

Stop the Bus! We’re Walking.

By NOAH BUHAYAR At Leonard R. Flynn Elementary School, yellow school buses and cars are out, walking and biking in. “I think it’s good for the kids to grow up seeing that you don’t have to get in the car,” said Cathy O’Connor, a physical therapist and mother of two, outside the public, bilingual K-5 school at the corner of...