Mission Streetscape Community Design Workshop 4

"Come represent cyclist and pedestrians to make sure the SF Planning Department incorporates the best designs and options in the new Mission Streetscape Plan! Have your say on what you’d like this important street should look like."

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This Week in Livable Streets Events

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An exciting week of livable streets discussions lies ahead, with a well-earned cookout to round things out. Here are the week’s highlights. Tuesday: SPUR Evening Symposium: The Post-Carbon City: Planning for abundance in an era of dwindling resources. A panel will discuss Eco-Urbanism, "a movement that emphasizes sustainability, as planners promote green buildings, ‘closed-loop’ architecture […]

Gentrification Fears Threaten to Derail Mission Street Improvements

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Mission District residents who equate streetscape improvements with rising rents dominated a community meeting discussion yesterday about public space upgrades along Mission Street. It was the Planning Department’s latest public meeting about its Mission Street Public Life Plan, an effort to envision Mission Street “as a vital transit corridor with art, commerce and new public spaces for people […]

Mission Public Life Plan Meeting

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From the SF Planning Department: Please join us for the third public meeting for the Mission Public Life Plan. Date: Wednesday, January 21, 2015 Time: 6:00 – 8:00 p.m. Location: Women’s Building Auditorium, 3543 18th Street #8 The Women’s Building is ADA accessible. For disability accommodations or language assistance, please contact us 48 hours in advance. At this meeting, we will […]

Planning Unveils Street Design Toolkit in the Mission

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Flexible parking during Park(ing) Day in front of Ritual Coffee on Valencia Street At a well-attended community workshop in the Women’s Center auditorium on Wednesday night, the Planning Department presented the Mission Streetscape Plan (MSP), a set of tools for transforming streets in the Mission (large PDF).  Some of the proposed concepts are tried and […]

Improving Daly City’s “Top of the Hill” for Walking and Transit

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Last Saturday, Daly City officials and residents convened to celebrate a newly built transit plaza, the centerpiece of the long-awaited $3.4 million Top of the Hill project, which includes a series of pedestrian and streetscape improvements along three blocks of Mission Street between John Daly Boulevard and Parkview Avenue. The project was constructed with $2.3 million from […]