After Community Outcry, SFMTA Reconsiders Protected Bike Lane On Turk Street [Hoodline]

Turk & Taylor Streets. Photo: Brittany Hopkins/ Hoodline

Turk & Taylor Streets. Photo: Brittany Hopkins/Hoodline


One month ago, when SFMTA first proposed scaling down a parking-protected bike lane on Turk Street in the Tenderloin into a painted one, the revised proposal led to widespread backlash from residents, advocacy groups, and District 6 Supervisor Jane Kim, who represents the area. 

Now, in response to the outcry, city transit authorities will continue studying options for installing parking-protected bike lanes as part of the Turk Street Safety Project, whose goal is to to improve safety for pedestrians and bicyclists along Turk between Market and Gough streets.

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