Good Morning Mission!

Photo by Wally Gobetz

It’s 7 a.m, 45° and headed to 68° and yes, this is beginning to feel odd. Details for the next 10 equally odd days are here.

All of the details of Tuesday’s long SFMTA meeting that approved letting the tech shuttles use Muni stops are in this post at SFGate.

Here’s an interesting bit inside the post:

And the meeting and protest come just days after a study from a pair of UC Berkeley graduate students found that 40 percent of 130 riders surveyed said they would move closer to their jobs if the shuttles did not exist. But 48 percent said they would drive alone to their Silicon Valley jobs.

The study, titled “Riding First Class,” by transportation planning students Danielle Dai and David Weinzimmer, also found that the typical shuttle rider is male, single, childless and about 30 years old with an income of $100,000 or more. About 85 percent rented their homes.

Shuttle users surveyed said they chose to ride the shuttles because they’re free, they can work and collaborate with co-workers to and from work and avoid traffic congestion.

Onto more amazing news. Don’t know if you saw our SNAP on Josue’s surf report that we posted this week. In it, he predicts massive waves and sure enough, SFGate reports that Maverick-size waves could reach Ocean Beach by Friday.

Too bad the waves don’t come with rain because the great weather we’ve been having — summers are never this nice — has a price. Mother Jones details the problems — the biggest being an ongoing and seriously bad fire season.

The Canadian company Bixi that supplies bike-share program in San Francisco, New York and other big cities has filed for bankruptcy, according to a report in the NYT.  It’s unclear how this will impact San Francisco’s bike share program, which will soon be expanding to the Mission. 


If you so chose, you could spend your whole day in meetings learning about San Francisco Government.

9:30 a.m. Assessment Appeals Board 2 Hearing, Room 406, City Hall. This is where a board decides whether property should be reassessed in value, as the applicant would like to see happen.  The one Mission property on the agenda is 2130 HARRISON ST, #1, which the applicant would like to see dropped from $951,994,00. to $550,000.00. For others click here. 

10:30 a.m. The Budget and Finance Committee meets in room 250 in City Hall. The full agenda is here.

5 p.m. It’s time for the San Francisco Youth Commission. Room 345 in City Hall. Youth Employment and Immigration Committee’s Agenda is here. And the Youth Education, Health and Wellness Committee is here.  


5:30 p.m. Sex Trivia Night with Planned Parenthood at Virgil’s Sea Room, 3152 Mission St.

7 p.m. It’s the last night to catch the Sundance short films at the Roxie Theater. 

Here’s a full listing of bar happenings from SF Weekly.

And here’s a list of AA meetings in the Mission.  


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