SPUR Hosts Planning Director John Rahaim

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SPUR Forum: Crossing Borders: Oakland and San Francisco

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From SPUR: Image courtesy of Flickr user Tim Gallagher Though physically separated by the San Francisco Bay, Oakland and San Francisco are inextricably linked through their economies, housing markets and the hundreds of thousands of people who cross the bay each day. Come hear both cities’ planning directors in a conversation on some of the […]

5th Annual Housing Summit

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From San Francisco Housing Action Coalition During the last economic cycle, San Francisco entitled roughly 40,000 new units of housing.  However, it is not clear in the current economic climate how many of them will actually be built.  What could we, as San Franciscans, do to help deliver this badly needed housing?  The SFHAC will host a public […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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Muni is far from alone in facing service cuts. This week, the front line of transit service reductions is in Oakland, where AC Transit will be holding a public hearing on proposed cuts. Plus, check out plenty of more uplifting events from this week’s Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday: SPUR Young Urbanists: Ballots and brews. Learn what’s […]

SPUR Lunchtime Forum: From urban renewal to contextual planning

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"Urban renewal, the result of top-down planning by government entities with extraordinary land use powers, left deep political and physical scars in San Francisco. In response, a variety of efforts to assert community control and preserve the physical qualities of the city defined development politics for a generation or more. Redevelopment Agency Director Fred Blackwell, […]