Holloway Avenue To Be Closed To Vehicle Traffic During Shelter-In-Place Order

INGLESIDE, San Francisco — As part of its continuing response to the COVID-19 public health emergency, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency has closed several streets across the city to automobile traffic, including Ingleside’ stretch of Holloway Avenue. By closing these streets, the SFMTA intends to afford more space to pedestrians, cyclists and those on … Read more

‘Smallwood Letter’ Offers Insight Into Past Of The Historic Geneva Office Building & Powerhouse

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A letter written by Charles Smallwood to his nephew Carl has been a gift to historians about the past of the Geneva Office Building & Powerhouse and more.

INGLESIDE, San Francisco — Most know the Geneva Office Building & Powerhouse, if they know it at all, as an empty building across from the Balboa Park BART station that will one day become a youth arts center. However, a little-known letter from 1980 reveals that the 1901-built structure was once a vital transit facility for … Read more

‘Fares Should Be Lower’: A Q&A with District 7 Citizen Transit Representative Neil Ballard

Neil Ballard is in his second term representing District 7 on the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Citizens' Advisory Council.

INGLESIDE, San Francisco — Neil Ballard, a regular contributor to The Ingleside Light, represents District 7’s interests on the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency’s 15-member advisory board called the Citizens’ Advisory Council. Given Muni’s outsize impact on Ingleside, The Light interviewed him about what he is doing and observing about the city’s transportation system. What is … Read more

K Ingleside Light Rail Service To Be Replaced With Buses Early Weekend Mornings

INGLESIDE, San Francisco — Starting Saturday, Feb. 22, 2020, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency will make service changes to a number of bus and Metro light rail vehicle routes, including the K Ingleside, for early weekend mornings. “These changes will improve reliability and connections, reduce crowding and provide one-seat rides for weekend early morning Metro … Read more