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Upgrades to Van Ness, Polk streets will require patience

A pair of long-delayed, much-debated transportation projects a block apart promise speedier bus service and safer travel for bicyclists and pedestrians, but not before tangling traffic for three years with construction in an already busy part of the city. At the end of the month, work crews will start ripping up and rebuilding Van Ness Avenue from Market Street to Union Street to make way for the city’s first bus rapid transit project.
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