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The Community Advisory Committee on improvements to the Balboa Park Bart Station is meeting Tuesday Jan 24. More here: https://www.sfmta.com/calendar/meetings/balboa-park-station-community-advisory-committee-january-24-2017

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Tim Chan,  Manager of Planning for Bart, will be discussing  the BART passenger drop off and pick up facility as it relates to the Upper Yard Development Project, including various options and impacts, and the analysis, findings and recommendations of a recent study.

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As part of the development of the Balboa Reservoir/City College of SF area, SF Planning released the Transportation Demand Management (TDM) plan. This document analyzes many aspects of transportation activity around the CCSF campus, and includes the portion of Sunnyside south of Monterey Blvd. [Link below.]

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[From SF Gate: http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Construction-Near-Balboa-Park-BART-To-Reroute-10608666.php. To read archive of ‘Balboa Park Station’ posts on this site, enter that in search box on right.]

Construction Near Balboa Park BART To Reroute Buses, Close 280 On-Ramp

by Will Carruthers, Hoodline Updated 1:30 pm, Friday, November 11, 2016

Construction on a final series of pedestrian safety and infrastructure improvements near the Balboa Park BART station will begin on Friday, resulting in temporary stop changes for two bus routes, street closures, weekend closures of a northbound freeway on-ramp, and more.

In a blog post published Wednesday, Muni announced temporary changes to the 29 and 49 bus lines for the duration of the month-long construction project, which is focused on the Ocean Avenue and Highway 280 area.

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Two pie charts illustrating the difference between the Balboa Park Station and other stations by means of access. More people use transit to access Balboa Park (45 percent) than at other stations (15 percent). For most other stations, most individuals drive alone and park (35 percent), while at Balboa Park, only 7 percent drive alone and park. From SFGate.com

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As part of planned closures for track upgrades, there will be no BART service between Glen Park Station and Daly City Station this weekend, Saturday and Sunday, September 17-18. There will be buses to transfer riders between these two stations.  (more…)

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Thursday September 15th, 6:30pm: Participate in this virtual town hall meeting for San Francisco, concerning BART’s plans to rebuild the system: phone 1-877-353-4701 or go to http://bart.gov/telephonetownhall.

More on the program: http://www.bart.gov/better-bart.

Now on YouTube: See a video of some public response so far.  (more…)

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BART invites you to participate in upcoming virtual town hall meetings regarding the rebuilding plans (detail below). More on the program: http://www.bart.gov/better-bart.

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The advisory below from SFMTA comes from a larger press release: SFMTA Weekend Transit and Traffic Advisory, which includes transportation information about Outside Lands Festival and other weekend events.

Update:  Balboa Park Station Improvement Project

Now until Further Notice:  The Balboa Park Station Area and Plaza Improvements project broke ground on February 29 to implement safety, accessibility and transit improvements around the Balboa Park Station.  Weather permitting, construction work for the project is anticipated to last through November 2016.  Temporary impacts include:

Bus Stop Relocation

To complete sidewalk widening, the bus stop located westbound on Geneva Avenue between I-280 and San Jose Avenue has been temporarily relocated until Tuesday, August 30.

  • Customers riding the following Muni routes will board from the temporary stop on Geneva Avenue at San  Jose Avenue:
    • 28R 19th Avenue Rapid
    • 8BX Bayshore B Express
    • 43 Masonic
    • 54 Felton
    • 88 BART Shuttle
    • 91-Owl

The bus stop located eastbound on Geneva Avenue between I-280 and San Jose Avenue has been temporarily relocated from 9 p.m. to 7 a.m. until Friday, August 12.

  • Customers riding the following Muni routes will board from the temporary stop 120 feet west on the overpass over I-280:
    • 8 Bayshore
    • 43 Masonic
    • 54 Felton
    • 91 Owl

 Pedestrian Pathways

  • The sidewalk on the north side of Geneva Avenue, between I-280 and San Jose Avenue has been partially closed for sidewalk widening. An alternative accessible pathway is provided around the work area.

For more project details, please visit www.sfmta.com/balboaparkarea.

 

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