"See an example of San Francisco’s new approach to street planning with the redesign of Cesar Chavez Street. The project is a laboratory of public support, interagency challenges, creative funding, stormwater management and good urban design. With Andres Power, project manager for the Cesar Chavez redesign and other city staff as they share lessons learned from this work."
Concept for Mission and Cesar Chavez intersection redesign. Image: Planning Department It appears 2010 is the year the stewards of San Francisco’s streets have marked to figure out how to cooperate with each other to design and build a better realm. While the much touted Better Streets Plan synthesizes best practice principles and standards for […]
Western Cesar Chavez Street has been transformed after decades as a dangerous motor vehicle speedway that divided the Mission and Bernal Heights neighborhoods. City officials cut the ribbon today on a redesign of the street, nearly nine years after residents began pushing for safety improvements. Cesar Chavez was widened in the 1930s and 40s at […]
From SFBC: The San Francisco Planning Department will hold the kick-off meeting to discuss opportunities to redesign the Cesar Chavez Street, from Hampshire Street to Illinois Street, including the 101 and I-280 freeway interchanges. This stretch of Cesar Chavez was approved to have bike lanes the whole length, but this planning process will allow neighbors […]
From SFBC: KEYNOTE ADDRESS We’ve all heard about New York’s incredible work over the last few years adding bikeways, launching a large-scale bike sharing system and debuting miles of other livable streets improvements — plazas, parklets and more. What is New York City’s secret to success? Meet her in person on June 20 at our […]
A 14′ median with trees will be added to Cesar Chavez when the bicycle injunction is lifted One of the many casualties of the bicycle injunction has been the community led plan for reconstruction of Cesar Chavez Street between Guerrero and the 101. Over the past five years, community groups led by CC Puede, the […]
This week, the SFMTA Board considers raising fines on double parkers and sidewalk riders, the Planning Department presents new plans for eastern Cesar Chavez Street, and AC Transit holds the first of its public meeting on the East Bay BRT final EIR. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday: The SFMTA Board of Directors meets. […]