SPUR Forum: California’s Living New Deal Project

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This Week: Valencia Gateway, Living Alleys, Safer Sixth St.

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The city is hosting public workshops this week on creating a greener, safer intersection at Valencia and Mission Streets, “living alleys” around Market Street and Octavia Boulevard, and a traffic calming pilot on Sixth Street. SPUR, meanwhile, has a full week of forums touching on topics ranging from the Central Corridor Plan to the future of suburbs. […]

SPUR Forum: An Update on High-Speed Rail

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Photo Courtesy of Flickr user Ciccio Pizzettaro From SPUR: Higher projected ridership, lower total costs and a greater than 300 percent return in GDP are just a few of the headlines of the new business plan for California’s high-speed rail project. Come get insight from the inside on what’s happening with the project and what the […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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This week, five mayoral candidates talk transit with the SFTRU, SPUR hosts forums on improving bicycling and transit, and Walk SF tours the Islais Creek Watershed. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday: SFTRU Meeting: Mayoral Candidate Forum. Mayoral candidates Phil Ting, David Chiu, John Avalos, Tony Hall, and Terry Baum will join tonight’s San Francisco Transit […]

SPUR Forum: Understanding the Diridon Station Area Plan

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Image courtesy of Flickr user niallkennedy Diridon Station will become one of California’s most transit-rich areas in the future, and the draft Diridon Station Area Plan, which projects 25,000 new jobs and 2,500 new housing units, will be the major driver for its growth. Come learn about the highlights of the plan and the key policies […]

SPUR Lunchtime Forum: Living on Third Street

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"With the T-Third Street Muni line running for three years now, how is Third Street evolving? For an overview, Tom Evans from the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency will outline the Bayview Master Plan. We’ll also get to hear about two new projects: Bay Oaks senior housing and planned affordable housing, and gold LEED registered Armstrong […]