24th Street BART Plaza has become the Mission’s Tenderloin

Angel — we’ll call him Angel — didn’t see the argument break out. But he could certainly hear it. It was in English, which he notes that both

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Unicorn_Gambler_69
Unicorn_Gambler_69
238 · a month ago · Reddit

The situation is simple. Until there is a better strategy for dealing with the social/​economic issues, enforce laws and arrest people for breaking them. Seems to work in every other city. 🤷‍♂️

Karazl
Karazl
229 · a month ago · Reddit

Hillary Ronen saying that after six years in charge things are worse than ever is an incredibly damning indictment of her performance as Supervisor.

This is a situation that she has spent half a decade going out of her way to create and exacerbate, while convincing herself that because it was in the Tenderloin and not the Mission that was fine.

This is the chickens coming home to roost.

cheesy_luigi
cheesy_luigi
151 · a month ago · Reddit

16th was always bad, but it's actually shocking to see how much 24th street has devolved. I feel like it definitely got worse during Covid (2020 onwards).

devilscurls
devilscurls
122 · a month ago · Reddit

I went down to the Mission for a burrito on Sunday. The whole area was such a mess.

People make fun of Rincon Hill for being boring (and given I had to go to the Mission to get a decent burrito they are right), but at least I can walk down the street without having to hurdle people selling stolen shit on the sidewalk.

PsychePsyche
PsychePsyche
61 · a month ago · Reddit

Ahh, the ole' SF 3 step from a NIMBY Supervisor:

  1. Don't ever allow any new housing to go up in your neighborhood
  2. Attract thousands of new high paying jobs
  3. Wonder where all these poor people come from
tyinsf
tyinsf
53 · a month ago · Reddit

But we can't enforce the law until there's an equitable communist utopia! /s

zerohelix
zerohelix
45 · a month ago · Reddit

Went to the 24th street bart yesterday. Holy hell that place rivals what some parts of Manila look like. Looked like hell!

Due-Brush-530
Due-Brush-530
19 · a month ago · Reddit

“The Mission is worse than I’ve seen it since I took office six years ago. We need more street cleaning, we need to deal with graffiti, we need more resources for the people sleeping in the Mission to be given rooms and hotels and safe sleep sites and navigation centers. And we need the vendor law to be enforced. It’s a mess right now, and I’m angry.” -District Supervisor Hillary Ronen

I think she should use this as her next campaign platform. Specifically the Mission is the worst it's been since I took office part.

FlackRacket
FlackRacket
14 · a month ago · Reddit

I submit that 16th st BART, was already the Mission's tenderloin, and that hasn't changed

Scroll down to the bubble map: https://www.sfchronicle.com/​projects/​2022/​san-francisco-sros

Belgand
Belgand
8 · a month ago · Reddit

Ah yes, just what we need. More bureaucracy! No better way to solve problems than for the city to show up with their hand out and a nigh-impossible process that lets them play kingmaker for a tiny, select few.

Instead of, oh, I don't know, having the police enforce the fucking law. Especially since they'll still need to do that for this to make any sense. But then, the city will have their cut before then and politicians will get to make some speeches about how progressive they're being.

This is simple. Nobody gets to sell anything there. Station some cops at the station and arrest the ever-living fuck out of anyone who breaks the existing laws that aren't being enforced. Yeah, it might cut into their busy schedule of refusing to intervene in crimes being committed elsewhere in the city while they collect overtime and wait around for their pensions to kick in, but you hold their feet to the fire.

Esoteric2022
Esoteric2022
8 · a month ago · Reddit

I hate the article title. There can be only one tenderloin.

biblackgamer94
biblackgamer94
6 · a month ago · Reddit

Damn good article. I take this stop going to and from work. It saddened me to read about the young man who passed away and the fact their were probably people on the platform that saw him earlier and didn't say anything.

I have grown used to it but my boss is from Wisconsin very wary. I tend to just keep my head down and walk. I do carry pepper spray and a box cutter (for work)