SPUR Young Urbanists: Creating our own Champs-Elysées: SPUR Young Urbanists and Next American City take on Market Street

"SPUR joins forces with Next American City and the AIA San Francisco for an interactive charrette where we’ll examine what it takes to make a great street – then use those principles to re-envision Market Street. We’ll break up into small groups and tackle issues related to mode share, public art, public space, bike lanes and the role of commerce in creating lively streets."

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This Week in Livable Streets Events

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See parking guru Donald Shoup speak in person this Wednesday, and then speak your mind on transit service cuts at the crucial MTA Board meeting on Friday. Here are the week’s highlights: Tuesday: SPUR Lunchtime Forum: Building Green in China: A presentation by architect Jeff Heller. Learn about the intricacies of the design and approval […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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This week, the Board of Supervisors questions the mayor on the next SFMTA chief, city staffers discuss Market Street, and three walking tours explore parks and parklets. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday: The SF Board of Supervisors meets. Supervisors will ask the Mayor Ed Lee questions regarding the next SFMTA Executive Director, […]

SPUR Exibit: DIY Urbanism Opening Party

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"ABOUT THE EXHIBIT Since the onset of the "great recession" in 2008, San Francisco, like many American cities, has struggled through a period of economic decline and drastically reduced public resources. Fortunately for San Francisco, a city with a long history of entrepreneurship and social activism, citizens have displayed great wherewithal and ingenuity in the […]

Opening party: Reclaim Market Street! Exhibition

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From SPUR: In 2015, Market Street will be remade as the culmination of a four-year public process called the Better Market Street Project. Reclaim Market Street!, created by the Studio for Urban Projects, augments this ongoing community program by staging a series of interventions that engage the public in changing the street. Accompanying these events […]

Nerd Nite SF

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From SPUR: SPUR is proud to present at Nerd Nite San Francisco! Nerd Nite is a monthly event where three speakers take to the stage at the Rickshaw Stop to expound on a wide range of nerdy topics, while the audience drinks, laughs, mingles and hopefully learns something new. This month, SPUR’s own Public Realm […]

SPUR City Trivia Night

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From SPUR: YOUNG URBANISTS City Trivia Night: Live Free or Trivia Hard Tuesday, March 26, 2013, 6:30 p.m. Photo courtesy of Pier Amelia Davis Trivia Night is back at SPUR! Six themed rounds of searing questions relating to cities, architecture, urban planning and policy make this event the ultimate showcase of urbanist talent and planning […]