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SF Planning Unveils Design for a More Ped-Friendly Broadway in Chinatown

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The SF Planning Department this week unveiled its final design for pedestrian improvements on a stretch of Broadway in Chinatown. The design, which was narrowed down through an extensive community planning process, would add sidewalk extensions, crosswalk improvements, trees, seating, lighting, and bike sharrows between the Broadway Tunnel and Columbus Avenue. The plan [PDF] would […]

Planning Department Releases Tentative Street Redesigns for Broadway

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The Planning Department, working with the Chinatown Community Development Center (CCDC), the SFMTA and SFDPW, recently released three options for dramatically improving the pedestrian environment on a two-and-a-half block stretch of Broadway, a high-volume two-way arterial that cuts through North Beach and Chinatown, a neighborhood that is “the most densely populated urban area west of […]

Chinatown Group Analyzes Pedestrian Safety, Offers Plan for Improvements

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Chinatown’s crowded sidewalks, unsafe crosswalks and poor pedestrian signage are not likely to be among the endearing physical characteristic featured in any tourist brochure. Yet in a recent study — the San Francisco Chinatown Pedestrian Safety Needs Assessment [pdf] and Safety Plan [pdf] conducted by the Chinatown Community Development Center (CCDC) — those issues were […]