This weekend is your last chance in 2012 to enjoy Sunday Streets, with a new route in the Excelsior along outer Mission Street and Seneca Avenue. The event will be held in conjunction with the Excelsior Arts and Music Festival, where Mission meets Ocean and Persia Avenues — a confluence of car-free streets for walking, bicycling, […]
Flickr photo: Michael Bolger Though it occurred for just four hours on two miles of streets in the Mission, this week’s Sunday Streets event has transformed the livable streets movement in some of the same ways that Critical Mass transformed San Francisco’s bicycle rights movement in the early 1990s. “Even better than Critical Mass,” was […]
SFMTA Chief Nat Ford told Streetsblog today that heading up the Metropolitan Washington Airports Authority (MWAA) is actually the first job that he’s been interested in taking, despite steady rumors that he’s been applying for a number of positions over the years. “I am not seeking to leave the MTA. I was approached by the […]
We need more space — which means we need a new blueprint for how to do Open Streets events during this challenging global moment and beyond.
It just got easier for San Francisco to do something productive with land under and next to freeways. With the governor’s signature secured, Assembly Bill No. 857, is now law. That means the space under and next to freeways that pass through San Francisco will be offered on a “right of first refusal” basis by […]
Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto is putting the rest of the United States on notice. His city is on the rise, and he fully intends to keep it that way. For the first time in over half a century, Pittsburgh is expecting an increase in residents as the number of people moving back to the city grows. Complete streets […]