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Enviro, Preservation Concerns Drive Opposition to Presidio Main Post Plans

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Flickr photo: 2composers Revised plans for the Main Post of San Francisco’s Presidio national park, which include construction of a contemporary art museum for the collection of billionaire businessman Donald Fisher, are still unsatisfactory, say many preservationists, environmentalists, and neighbors who attended a hearing on the new plans Tuesday night.  Despite the fact that the […]

If You Build It, Cars Will Come and Require Traffic Lights

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Presidio parking lot. Photo, Sue Vaughan The possibility that traffic lights may be installed in and around San Francisco’s Presidio National Park – in order to manage increased traffic drawn to attractions such as the proposed Contemporary Art Museum of the Presidio (the CAMP) and a lodge at the Main Post – has neighbors, environmentalists, […]

Today’s Headlines

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Muni’s Streetcar #1 to Undergo $1.9 Million Renovation (SF Gate) Oakland Planning Commission to Consider Changing Zoning Rules (SF Gate) What Makes People Afraid of Urbanism? (TOW via Streetsblog.net) Fog City Journal: "Newsom Allies Maneuver to Appoint Mazzola to GG Bridge Commish" Public Meeting on Presidio Main Post Canceled (SF Gate, SF Citizen) BAAQMD Offers […]

Friday Jobs Market

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Looking to hire a smart, qualified person for a position in transportation planning, engineering, IT, or advocacy? Post a listing on the Streetsblog Jobs Board and reach our national audience of dedicated readers. Looking for a job? Here are this week’s listings: Executive Director, Puget Sound Bike Share, Seattle, WA PSBS seeks a professional who is passionate […]

SPUR Forum: Presidio Parklands: Design A New Presidio Landscape

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From SPUR: An inspiring new landscape is taking shape at the Golden Gate. As an elevated freeway is replaced by an at-grade tunnel, ten acres of new public parkland will connect the beautiful waterfront and the heart of the Presidio. This powerful destination will be a place to enjoy panoramic views and iconic landmarks; to gather, […]