SPUR Lunchtime Forum: The Future of India Basin

"The India Basin shoreline neighborhood in the greater Bayview-Hunters Point community is located at the base of the northern side of Hunters Point Hill, along India Basin cove and set amidst large tracts of vacant waterfront land from the shipyards to the decommissioned PG&E power plant site. San Francisco’s Planning Department and Redevelopment Agency have partnered to develop a plan for it. Meanwhile, community members have also been working on a vision for the neighborhood to help inform the City’s plan. With Tom Evans of the Redevelopment Agency, John Billovits of the San Francisco Planning Department and Kristine Enea of the India Basin Neighborhood Association."


The Ghost Streets of San Francisco

Ghosts cavort where Castro Street should be! Intrepid explorers of San Francisco regularly stumble upon the many ghost streets that still hide all over town, rewarding the patient pedestrian for their diligence. Mostly they are on hillsides where steep grades impeded road building at earlier moments in history, but they’re still presented as if they […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

This week, learn about the city’s 25-year transportation plan, the Board of Supes holds a hearing on a parking garage redevelopment, the SF Bike Party rolls out in “Steampunk” style, and Walk SF takes a tour of China Basin. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday: San Francisco’s Transportation Plan. Join SF County Transportation […]

Visitacion Valley, Schlage Lock Green Connections Workshop

From sf-planning.org: The San Francisco Planning Department & Mayor’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development in cooperation with UPC, invite you to revisit the VISITACION VALLEY / SCHLAGE LOCK PROJECT and to help develop a GREEN CONNECTION street in your neighborhood. After the closure of the Schlage Lock factory in 1999, residents of Visitacion Valley […]