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Paved, accessible stretches of the Bay Trail connect upper and lower Fort Mason. However, the path narrows and sharply turns where it meets the heavily trafficked Laguna Rd., creating a dangerous situation for the thousands of pedestrians, joggers, and bikers who pass though that spot each day.
The Parks Conservancy has worked closely with the National Park Service to widen this trail “squeeze,” improve the multi-use trail, and install protective railings to enhance pedestrian and bicyclist safety and traffic flow. The project also restored landscape vegetation and created an interpretive kiosk at the site.
The National Park Service has revisited the site since completion of this project in 2009 to make additional improvements related to accessibility and traffic flow.
In addition to donations from thousands of individual Parks Conservancy members, this project has received support from the following: