Persia Triangle Townhall Meeting – Pavement to Parks

Join Supervisor Avalos, the San Francisco Planning Department (Pavement to Parks), the Excelsior Action Group, and community partners as we share ideas and visions for improving public space, pedestrian safety, and transportation in the Persia Triangle. The focus of the meeting will be to envision a temporary Pavement to Parks project in the heart of the Excelsior at Persia, Mission and Ocean Ave.

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This Week: Help Design a Ped-Friendly Street and a New Plaza

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This Wednesday, the Planning Department will hold simultaneous community meetings about making a more pedestrian-friendly Castro Street and the creation of a new Pavement to Parks plaza at the Persia Triangle in the Excelsior District. Those interested in more bike-friendly streets in the Glen Park, Noe Valley, and Castro neighborhoods can also join the SF Bicycle Coalition […]

Persia Triangle in the Excelsior Welcomes Two Parklets

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Persia Triangle, in the Excelsior, now has two parklets and other streetscape paint treatments that enliven the prominent but otherwise dreary intersection. The improvements were unveiled, with a ribbon cutting, at Sunday Streets last week. The temporary sidewalk expansions, which feature planters similar to those at Jane Warner Plaza in the Castro, replaced parking spaces on […]

Coming Soon: Mini Plazas at Persia Triangle and Better Plaza Management

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Update: According to the Planning Department, the San Francisco Plaza Program will only apply to permanently plazas installed with concrete features, not semi-permanent Pavement to Parks plazs. City agencies are set to launch a program to manage San Francisco’s plazas, establishing a long-term system to coordinate maintenance and activities in public spaces. As we wrote […]

SFBC Pavement to Parks Ride

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"Join the San Francisco Great Streets Project as we check out the sites of San Francisco’s newest public space movement. Starting at the City’s first Pavement to Parks Site in the Castro, we’ll continue on to the three sites soon to be reclaimed in Potrero, Southern Mission and the Excelsior. All are welcome, will not […]

Supervisors Hearing: Pavement to Parks Program Update

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Board of Supervisors Land Use and Economic Development Committee Meeting Agenda [PDF] Item of Note: 4. Pavement to Parks Program Update Hearing Hearing on the Pavement to Parks Program, including temporary plazas and Parklets, the program’s strategic plan, and proposed annual report, and requesting the Planning Department, the Municipal Transportation Agency, and the Department of […]