SPUR Lessons in Waterfront Design: The Netherlands

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SPUR: Let’s Not Miss the Boat on What America’s Cup Could Do For SF

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Editor’s note: The following is being republished from SPUR, the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association. Visit their blog at SPUR.org. When it comes to global sporting events, almost as intense as the competition between star athletes is the competition between cities to play host. That’s because hosting a major international sporting event presents […]
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This Week: Ped Safety, Waterfront and the Big One, Urban Villages

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Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday Pedestrian Safety Advisory Committee. PSAC has been charged with providing expertise on issues concerning pedestrian safety, convenience, ambiance, and planning as well as advocating for pedestrian safety by engaging the public, Board of Supervisors and other relevant agencies. Come join their regular meeting. Tuesday, August 14, 6 p.m., […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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This week, help guide the Bay Area on a path towards smart growth, speak up for an affordable AC Transit system, hear what America’s Cup could mean for the city, ride bikes with the Dutch for Queen’s Day, and savor delicious noodles on a pedestrianized Grant Avenue. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday, […]

Ride with the Dutch on Queen’s Day 2011

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From the Consulate General of the Netherlands: Union Square Turns Orange for Queen’s Day April 30, 2011 On April 30th each year, the Dutch gather to celebrate the birthday of the Queen of the Netherlands. Why not celebrate this year by dressing up in orange and riding a bike through the city of San Francisco? Come along on one […]
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This Week: Bike Ambassadors, Learning from the Netherlands, Housing the Elderly

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Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday tonight! Bike Ambassador Training. Want to learn more about how to spread the word about better biking in the East Bay? Come to Bike Ambassador training. Monday, tonight! March 20, 6:30 pm-8:00 pm, Bike East Bay’s Headquarters, Jack London Square, 466 Water St, Oakland. Tuesday Learning From the Netherlands. With sea level rise […]

SPUR Evening Forum: Rising Tides: The Winners

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"This summer, the San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission, AIA San Francisco and other partners hosted an international design competition for ideas about how cities can prepare for and adapt to sea level rise—one of the most critical impacts of global warming. Competition entries ranged from imaginative ways to live on (or in) water […]