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SPUR Walking Tour: Tour of Mission Walk: San Francisco’s newest green affordable housing project

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"Mission Walk, the latest addition to Mission Bay North, brings 131 affordable condominium homes to this emerging neighborhood. By providing low- to moderate-income first-time homebuyers an opportunity to purchase (soon-to-be LEED certified) homes priced from $159,000 to $303,000, the project adds to the diversity of new residents on Berry Street. Join Kim Nash, project manager […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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This week holds sobering discussion of climate change and sea level rise, a green festival, and more weekend bike rides than you can shake a stick at. Here are the highlights. Tuesday: SPUR Lunchtime Forum: Planning for the San Francisco Bay. Will Travis, executive director of the Bay Conservation and Development Commission, will discuss opportunities […]

Today’s Headlines

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BART Board Could Reverse Support for the Oakland Airport Connector (Bay Citizen) Muni Takes Steps to Prevent Open Doors on Moving Trains (SF Examiner) $16 Million in Muni and BART Improvements Before SFCTA Board Today (SF Exam) Oakland’s New Ped Safety Task Force to Meet This Week (Oakland Local) Plans for a New North Beach […]

Today’s Headlines

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Caltrain’s Increased Ridership Nearly Doubles Farebox Recovery Since 2004 (Green Caltrain, SM Daily) Muni Giving SFPD Access to Live Vehicle Surveillance Feeds (CBS, NBC) SF Taxi Complaints Climb in 2012, Including Reports of Bed Bugs and Sleeping Drivers (Bay Citizen) Tips From the SFPD’s Bike Theft Workshop (SF Weekly) CoCo Times: New Bay Bridge Worth Celebrating Despite […]

Today’s Headlines

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Bicyclist in Critical Condition After Hit-and-Run Crash in Watsonville (Merc)  Driver Charged with Intentionally Running Down Cyclist in Portland (Bike Portland) Caltrain Service Changes Go into Effect Today (NBC 11) Media News Editorial Blasts High-Speed Rail Project, Calls It "Highly Questionable" Planner Considers a Less Car Dependent Napa County (North Bay Business Journal) Chronicle Op-Ed: […]

Today’s Headlines

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BART Transbay Tube Shutdown Goes Smoothly (ABC, SFGate, Chron); Ferry Ridership Doubles (SFBay) Muni’s E-Embarcadero Streetcar Line Starts Service (SFBay) SFCTA Unveils Chinatown Pedestrian Safety Upgrades in Neighborhood Transportation Plan (Examiner) Recreation and Parks Department Asks Public to Weigh in on Panhandle Path Upgrades (Hoodline) Video: Wiggle Bike Stop-In Rankled a Few Drivers (UA); Examiner Readers […]