The San Francisco Public Utilities (SFPUC) cut the ribbon on its Holloway Avenue Green Street project today, which added permeable surfaces and cisterns for better storm water management on an eight-block stretch of this relatively calm residential street through the Ingleside neighborhood. The project, which the SFPUC says will “collect and treat 1.1 million gallons […]
On Eighth Avenue between 42nd Street and 43rd Street, DOT repurposed a parking lane so pedestrians and cyclists don't have to fight over scraps of street space.
The mainstream media was all over it: private cars to be banned from Market Street under the city’s “Better Market Street” plan. It will also have sidewalk-level protected bike lanes. For advocates in the safe streets community the design announced by the city this week is a major victory and a reason to celebrate. From […]
Guy Place Park, a small ‘pocket park,’ is now fully funded and will be built, said Paul Chasan of the San Francisco Planning Department, during a presentation last night on the South Downtown Design and Activation Plan (SODA), given at the Bay Area Metro Center on Beale Street. The new park will be built on a 4,000-square […]
Robert Bennett of Resource Development Associates, a consultancy for public and non-profits social justice advocates, was walking his dog in the crossing at Harrison Street and 23rd on Friday, June 2 when he was fatally struck by a motorist. And now, finally, construction is underway to improve this crossing. The crosswalk was a known danger […]