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SFMTA looks to community for feedback on 19th Avenue project

Jordan Vail
February 5, 2016
Filed under News

The San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency had its first public meeting of 2016 at the Seven Hills Conference Center to discuss the 19th Avenue/M Ocean View Project, which plans to realign the M-Ocean View Muni line in order to accommodate the growing SF State population and make 19th Avenue safe...

Transportation experts meet with community to refocus 19th Avenue project on bicycle friendliness

Mark Dreger (left) and Janice Li (right) taking biking to the first stop of prospective sites concerning cycling traffic by the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Saturday, Nov. 1, 2014.

Timothy Smith
November 2, 2014
Filed under News

The San Francisco Municipal Transit Agency and local bicyclists came together Saturday to reimagine a more bike-friendly transportation corridor for 19th Avenue. Representatives from the SFMTA invited local bicyclists to the J. Paul Leonard Library Saturday to discuss a proposed project that w...

Man injured after car crashes into light pole on 19th Avenue

Police officers survey the site of a car accident south of the 19th Avenue and Junipero Serra Boulevard intersection on Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. According to Officer Tad Yamacuchi of the San Francisco Police Department, a 20 year old male, driving the black Lexus, ran into a city light pole on his way to work, when he did not make the slight right. Daniel Porter / Xpress.

Daniel E. Porter
September 15, 2014
Filed under Life, News

A 20-year-old male received minor injuries after he crashed  his car into a light pole on 19th Avenue and Junipero Serra Boulevard this evening, according to a San Francisco Police Department (SFPD) officer. While attempting to make a slight right, the driver of the black Lexus crashed his car...

Transit agency proposes 19th Avenue subway option, station at SF State campus

Michael Barba
April 8, 2014
Filed under News

The San Francisco County Transit Agency (SFCTA) recommended Monday in a feasibility study that transportation planners opt for a longer subway from Ocean Avenue near St. Francis Circle to SF State, rather than the shorter subway alternative previously considered. Sustainable Streets, a division of ...

Woman drives onto 19th Avenue Muni tracks, causes M line delay

Woman drives onto 19th Avenue Muni tracks, causes M line delay

Benjamin Kamps
October 16, 2013
Filed under Uncategorized

SF State faculty and students' commute was delayed earlier tonight due to a stuck car on the Muni tracks at 19th Avenue and Crespi Drive. An unidentified 49-year-old woman drove her car onto the light rail tracks along 19th Avenue as she crossed Junipero Serra Boulevard headed northbound. The wom...

Streetscape project aims to improve pedestrian safety on 19th Avenue

Streetscape project aims to improve pedestrian safety on 19th Avenue

Noemy Mena
November 28, 2012
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One of San Francisco’s busiest roads is undergoing a green transformation in hopes of improving safety. “Nineteenth Avenue is one of the most dangerous streets in the city,” Rachel Gordon, spokeswoman for the Department of Public Works, said. “It’s been under radar to make it safer.” The 19th Avenue Streetscape project aims to...

Department of Transportation conducting study on 19th Avenue congestion

Department of Transportation conducting study on 19th Avenue congestion

Natasha Artavia
November 7, 2011
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It’s no surprise to students at SF State that 19th Avenue is just a wee bit chaotic. Between dodging impatient traffic if you’re a pedestrian, coasting on your bike down Holloway into campus or getting on and off any one Muni line, or circling like a shark for a chance at free all-day parking mere feet away from campus, that stretch of highway is as prob...

Woman sent to hospital after accident on 19th Avenue

Chris Haire
February 24, 2011
Filed under News

A woman was taken to the hospital this morning after she drove her small-sized pickup truck onto the ramp of a commercial utility truck, causing her vehicle to flip over onto 19th Avenue, according to Officer Bryan Lujan of the San Francisco Police Department. The woman's status is not known. Around...

Make 19th and Holloway Avenues safe for pedestrians

Xpress Staff
November 10, 2011
Filed under News, Opinion

Crossing the intersection of 19th and Holloway Avenues can be dangerous no matter whether you're on your own two feet or four wheels. It's time to make the intersection that is a transportation hub for Muni, the SF State shuttle, buses, pedestrians and cars safe for all. On Sept. 9 Mo Mariscal, the...

Students and faculty picket on 19th and Holloway avenues

Brenda Reyes
March 2, 2011
Filed under News

Students and faculty members demonstrated on 19th and Holloway avenues today in demonstration against pending budget cuts. The protest was in collaboration with a statewide day of action. “Hey hey, ho ho, budget cuts have to go” activists shouted as they picketed the major intersection. Neither the...

Crime Blotter: Wild Wednesday Night

Juan Carlos Lara, Campus News Editor
October 15, 2019
Filed under Campus

Oct. 9 saw a string of crime reports, particularly in the northern part of campus. At around 6:30 p.m., two people suspected of committing a strong arm robbery near 19th Avenue and Sloat Boulevard fled toward SF State. The suspects, described as juvenile males, were last seen near Lot 20. SFPD a...

Police corporal promotes community-oriented policing

Cpl. Enrique Vera Cruz (left) chats with Officer David Lin (right) in a squad car by the University Police Department station at SF State in San Francisco, Calif., on Thursday, Dec. 6, 2018. Vera Cruz, a six-year veteran of the SF State's police force, is training Lin - who recently graduated from a police academy. (Aaron Levy-Wolins)

Paul Eichenholtz
December 12, 2018
Filed under Latest, News

Police Cpl. Enrique Vera Cruz spent six years patrolling SF State, but on Nov. 30, he was especially alert. Vera Cruz had been training Officer David Lin for a week, and on this day, he was doubling as a mentor and as backup in case anything should go wrong on campus.  While on patrol, Lin suddenly brought the police...

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