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Today’s Headlines

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Regular Muni Subway Service Resumes (SFGate) Bridge Toll Could Fund BART/Caltrain Improvements (EastBayTimes, SFChron) Caltrain Outreach Meetings on Electrification (SFExaminer) BART Too Loose With Free Passes for Cops? (SFChron) BART’s Pigeon Poop Problem (SFGate) BART Knife Brandishing Suspect Arrested (SFGate, SFBay, Kron4) Four Arrests in Connection with Muni Robberies (SFExaminer) Cracking Down on Speeding Near […]
The city pumped some storm water onto the street to test the drainage and permeable surface. It worked perfectly and the water was drawn away immediately. Photo: SFPUC. All other photos Streetsblog/Rudick

Eyes on the Street: Holloway Green Street Project

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The San Francisco Public Utilities (SFPUC) cut the ribbon on its Holloway Avenue Green Street project today, which added permeable surfaces and cisterns for better storm water management on an eight-block stretch of this relatively calm residential street through the Ingleside neighborhood. The project, which the SFPUC says will “collect and treat 1.1 million gallons […]

Today’s Headlines

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SMART Train Service Starts a Week from Today (SFGate, ABC7, MarinIJ) Weekend Closures Coming for M-Ocean View and N-Judah (SFBay) Safety Measures Discussed for Golden Gate Park (SFChron, SFExaminer) Holloway Avenue Redo Complete (SFBay) Water to Flow Again in Several SF Parks (Hoodline) Big Development Planned for Lucky Penny Site on Geary (Socketsite) More on […]
Janette Sadik-Khan warned people to "keep their eyes on the street" during her keynote address at the "City of Tomorrow" symposium. Photo: Ford Motor.

Can a Detroit Auto Maker Help Create a More Livable City?

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“Mobility should be as accessible as water or electricity. We believe mobility is a human right,” said Marcy Klevorn, Executive Vice President and President, Mobility, Ford Motor Company, during the introductory sessionĀ at today’s “City of Tomorrow” symposium at Fort Mason, which Ford sponsored. Ford’s move to become less of a car maker and more of […]