San Francisco tour buses could be banned from traveling down portions of North Beach.
For the past several years, residents of the northern San Francisco neighborhood have complained about large sightseeing buses idling loudly, spewing out fumes and jamming up traffic on narrow streets. Read More
Supervisor David Chiu and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency have teamed up on a plan that would regulate and oversee tour buses in San Francisco.The plan, introduced at Tuesday’s Board of Supervisors meeting, would create more efficient loading zones for tour buses, provide metered parking spaces for the vehicles, establish overnight parking zones, and develop a permit system to better manage enforce bus parking and loading. Read More
An invasion of loud, unwieldy private buses on small streets has angered residents in the Marina district, and a recent decision by city officials has the community nervous that the problem could get worse. Read More
First it was a ban on Happy Meal toys, now the political focus is on prohibiting loud speakers on tour buses. Mayor Gavin Newsom is calling into question the real merits of recent legislation coming out of City Hall. Read More