SPUR Lunchtime Forum: The Burnham Plan and its Legacy

"Stephen Tobriner, professor of architecture emeritus at UC Berkeley, explores Daniel Burnham’s 1905 master plan for San Francisco, a vision for the “Paris of America” that went unrealized in the wake of the 1906 disaster."

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Detailed Polk Street Designs: Plans for Safe Bicycling Still “Lackluster”

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The SFMTA and the Planning Department presented detailed plans for Polk Street at the project’s final open house meeting yesterday. The new aspects include specific locations of bulb-outs, dedicated bicycle signals, left turn prohibitions, loading zones, and new trees and landscaping. Plans to improve bicycle infrastructure are still composed of a mix of protected, buffered, […]

The Legal Delays Continue in San Francisco’s Bike Injunction Saga

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Rob Anderson, the man who stopped San Francisco’s Bike Plan, and his attorney, Mary Miles, leave the courthouse after today’s hearing. Photo: Bryan Goebel Without playing his hand, a San Francisco Superior Court judge today gave the attorneys involved in Rob Anderson’s lawsuit against San Francisco’s Bike Plan three weeks to draft orders for how […]