SPUR Young Urbanists: Creating our own Champs-Elysées: SPUR Young Urbanists and Next American City take on Market Street

"SPUR joins forces with Next American City and the AIA San Francisco for an interactive charrette where we’ll examine what it takes to make a great street – then use those principles to re-envision Market Street. We’ll break up into small groups and tackle issues related to mode share, public art, public space, bike lanes and the role of commerce in creating lively streets."

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See parking guru Donald Shoup speak in person this Wednesday, and then speak your mind on transit service cuts at the crucial MTA Board meeting on Friday. Here are the week’s highlights: Tuesday: SPUR Lunchtime Forum: Building Green in China: A presentation by architect Jeff Heller. Learn about the intricacies of the design and approval […]
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This Week: Trivia, OakDOT, Women Bike

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Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday City Trivia Night. Join SPUR for this showcase of urbanist talent and planning geekery. Bring your own team or join up with other urbanists at the event to compete for the crown and prizes. Tuesday, March 26, 6 p.m., SPUR San Jose, 76 South First Street, San Jose. Wednesday OakDOT Update. In […]

SPUR Exibit: DIY Urbanism Opening Party

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"ABOUT THE EXHIBIT Since the onset of the "great recession" in 2008, San Francisco, like many American cities, has struggled through a period of economic decline and drastically reduced public resources. Fortunately for San Francisco, a city with a long history of entrepreneurship and social activism, citizens have displayed great wherewithal and ingenuity in the […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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This week, the Board of Supervisors questions the mayor on the next SFMTA chief, city staffers discuss Market Street, and three walking tours explore parks and parklets. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday: The SF Board of Supervisors meets. Supervisors will ask the Mayor Ed Lee questions regarding the next SFMTA Executive Director, […]