The Bernal Cut: 1972 and Today

Looking north from the Roanoke/Cuvier footbridge toward the Richland Bridge, in the Bernal Cut. San Jose Avenue below. Many changes over the course of a half-century: well-grown trees; better pedestrian lighting; concrete embankment (left side) replaced with planting; extension of the J-Church through the Cut to Balboa Park Station (1991); separated bike lanes (2017); crosswalk at St Marys (2014); Richland Bridge refurbished (in progress); and large freeway-style signage (1990s?).

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  1. Thanks, Amy.

    Prior to the J Extension that connected Balboa Park with 30th/Church, streetcars had to go all the way downtown before working the J line. The J line terminated at 30/Church.

    Similarly, for the M line, the M Oceanview terminated at Broad/Plymouth.

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