“The Crookedest Toll Road in the World” Could Be Coming to San Francisco

San Francisco Chronicle reports, “Even on a chilly, breezy Monday morning in mid-September, the famously crooked stretch of Lombard Street” — a Russian Hill block some call the “Crookedest Street in the World” — was more party zone than upscale residential neighborhood.” The street’s estimated two million annual visitors have become so disruptive that “transportation planners are looking at solutions as drastic as banning cars, charging tolls, deploying armies of parking-control officers and safety monitors, or requiring reservations.” [Link added.]