Shaping SF Talk: Planning 4th Street: Remaking a San Francisco Corridor

From Shaping SF:

Josh Switzky, Steve Wertheim, John Elberling and others will come together to look at the effort to redesign and rethink the 4th Street corridor as it becomes the new north-south subway route. New public spaces are being opened in the many underutilized alleys, while the demographic shifts of SOMA continue apace.

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Shaping SF Walking Tour

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From Shaping SF: Palace Hotel to Mission Bay Explore the multi-layered history of the South of Market and Rincon Hill between 2nd and 4th Streets stretching from Market Street south to Mission Bay in this two hour walking tour. Find out how the ecology of place dictated travel and the plans — up to present […]

This Week: Back Muni Funding Reform at the Board of Supes

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This week, the Board of Supervisors considers a measure for Muni funding reform being challenged by a misled opposition, the SFMTA Board considers options for extracting the Central Subway drill in North Beach and could approve free Muni for low-income youth, and Walk SF hosts its annual member party. Here are all the highlights from […]

Today’s Headlines

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San Francisco Plans For Citywide Subways (Diaries) Geary Boulevard Merchants Oppose More Frequent, Faster Buses (Exam) Drunk Driver Who Hit 12-Year-Old Boys in Crosswalk Charged With Four Felonies (KRON4, ABC Central Subway Construction Closes Streets Near 4th & King Caltrain Station (Exam, Gate, CBS, SF Bay) Hazardous Fell and Gough Intersection Gets New Sidewalk Bulbouts and Crosswalk (Hoodline) […]

This Week: Transbay Center Goes to the Planning Commission

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Join SPUR on Tuesday for a forum on upcoming Bus Rapid Transit projects in San Francisco and the South Bay. On Wednesday, Shaping SF holds a discussion that’s sure to be a captivating on “challenging the 20th century paradigm of automobile-centric streets.”  Then on Thursday, the Transbay Transit Center could pass a major milestone at […]

Shaping SF Talk: What Are Our Streets For?

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From sf-planning.org: Emerging visions for public thoroughfares challenge the 20th century paradigm of automobile-centric streets. Pedestrians, bicyclists, and wild critters are all demanding their own ways to cross the city. San Francisco’s “Green Connections” project seeks to integrate these new visions into San Francisco’s urban grid. Join Andy Thornley (SF Bike Coalition), Peter Brastow (Nature in […]