Van Jones and the Green Collar Economy

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Van Jones and the Vision for a New Urban Environmentalism

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This morning we’re featuring a post from Streetsblog Network member Where, an always thought-provoking international blog that "brings together urbanists from all walks of life living in cities around the world to poke, prod, and otherwise examine everything urban in an effort to maintain a global conversation about this increasingly vital subject matter." Today Where […]

Wayfinding Signs: A Nice Touch for the Developing “Green Connections” Plan

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City planners continue developing a vision for a network of lush, pleasant streets prioritized for walking and biking between the city’s parks and waterfronts. Staff from the SF Planning Department plans to present its draft network [PDF] for the “Green Connections” project at an open house next Wednesday, October 3, and the public is invited to weigh […]

How Would You Redesign Market Street at Van Ness?

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With the SFMTA poised to install green bike boxes in both directions of Market Street at Van Ness Avenue, it got me thinking about how the agency could better design that intersection for the huge numbers of bicyclists who pass through it on a daily basis, particularly on eastbound Market where drivers and people on […]

New Report Impugns Texas Oil Companies Funding California Prop 23

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San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom, No on Prop 23 Chair Tom Steyer, and Ella Baker Center Green-Collar Jobs Campaign Director Ian Kim at the microphone. Photo: Matthew Roth. UPDATED: 10:00 pm, 8-11-10 The fight against Proposition 23, which qualified for the November ballot and if passed would suspend California’s pioneering climate law AB 32, got […]