Tour de Castro

"The Tour de Castro is a Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence race and fundraiser extravaganza benefiting the AIDS/LifeCycle 9 ride. Teams will race to several Upper Market/Castro neighborhood pit stops."

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Castro Street Redesign Breaks Ground, Rainbow Crosswalks Unveiled

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The new Castro Street is on its way, with the Department of Public Works breaking ground today on the two-block street redesign, which will include wider sidewalks. One detail of the plan was also unveiled at the event — rainbow crosswalk designs for the Castro and 18th Street intersection. “This streetscape project will be transformational […]

This Week: Help Design a Ped-Friendly Street and a New Plaza

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This Wednesday, the Planning Department will hold simultaneous community meetings about making a more pedestrian-friendly Castro Street and the creation of a new Pavement to Parks plaza at the Persia Triangle in the Excelsior District. Those interested in more bike-friendly streets in the Glen Park, Noe Valley, and Castro neighborhoods can also join the SF Bicycle Coalition […]

Drivers Hit Two Seniors in Two Days at Castro and 19th Crosswalk

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Two seniors were injured by drivers in a crosswalk at 19th and Castro Streets in separate crashes on Tuesday and Wednesday. Bryan Goebel, Streetsblog SF’s first editor, and his neighbor Hank Cancel happened upon the aftermath of the crashes. Both victims sustained minor injures, according to Goebel and Cancel. But they said close calls with […]

Planning Department Unveils Final Castro Streetscape Design

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The final plan for wider sidewalks and other pedestrian improvements on Castro Street between Market and 19th Streets was presented at an open house by the Planning Department this week. Overall, the pedestrian environment on Castro will be vastly improved after the skinny sidewalks are widened to as much as 22 feet, and the narrowed traffic […]