SPUR: Art in the Public Realm – Special Evening Event

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Mid-Market art walk

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From SPUR: Join SPUR’s Young Urbanists for this special evening tour. Amy Ress of Public Architecture and Judy Nemzoff from the San Francisco Arts Commission will lead a lively happy hour at Showdogs, followed by a walk through the burgeoning cultural arts district of Central Market Street. On foot, we will stop by Lights on Market […]

This Week: Help Shape a More Pedestrian-Friendly Potrero

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Tomorrow evening, city staffers will hold a community meeting to look at potential pedestrian safety and public realm improvements on Potrero Avenue at SF General Hospital. SPUR will also host a forum looking at the future of transportation along SF’s waterfront. Here are all the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday: SPUR Lunchtime Forum: Assessing Waterfront Transportation. […]

SPUR Mid-Market Walking Tour

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From SPUR: Join Lisa Zayas-Chien of the San Francisco Redevelopment Agency on a tour of the proposed Mid-Market Redevelopment Project Area where we will see and discuss opportunities to bolster City and community-driven initiatives already underway. Ongoing initiatives include the cultivation of a Central Market arts district supported by the National Endowment for the Arts and […]

This Week: Final Open House on Redesigning Polk Street

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The SFMTA will unveil its final proposals for a redesigned Polk Street this Wednesday — don’t miss this chance to weigh in. The SFMTA Board of Directors also meets to go over the recommended service adjustments in the Muni TEP, and SPUR discusses how big data is shaping transit policy. Here are this week’s calendar highlights: Tuesday: Listen in […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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It’s a pleasing week ahead in the livable streets calendar, aside from the dour discussion of AC Transit service cuts. With Bicycle Diaries creating a ton of buzz, author David Byrne will check into San Francisco to raise our spirits. Here’s a taste of what’s in store. Monday: How Copenhagen Became a Cycling City. Copenhagen […]

SPUR: The Fundamentals of Urban Design

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From SPUR: Image Credit: Flickr user donjd2 This event will take place in San Jose. Ever look at San Jose from an urban design perspective? Join Brigitte Williams and Jeff Berg, associate principals at Steinberg Associates, and Benjamin Grant, SPUR’s public realm and urban design program manager, for a walking tour of downtown San Jose to learn about the city’s successful, […]