Funding SF Recreation and Parks

From SPUR:

SPUR and the San Francisco Recreation and Parks Department convened a task force earlier this year to discuss long-term revenue solutions to sustain the department’s operations. The task force explored a number of funding alternatives and recommended a diverse set of options that could help the department shake the deficits of recent years. Join RPD Director Phil Ginsburg, San Francisco Recreation and Parks Commission Chair Mark Buell and SPUR Good Government Director Corey Marshall as they present the findings of the task force’s recent report: Seeking Green.

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Greening Apartment Buildings

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Recreation and Parks Commission – JFK Drive Separated Bikeway

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From SPUR: The Recreation and Parks Department Commission will be deciding on the JFK Drive Separated Bikeway. This project will add 1.5 miles of continuous and comfortable bikeway in Golden Gate Park and help thousands of commuters, visitors, and weekend riders feel safe and comfortable biking everyday. Click here for more project details and ways […]