SPUR Walking Tour: Dogpatch manufacturing tour

"The Dogpatch neighborhood of San Francisco played a crucial role in the
city’s industrial and shipbuilding past. But did you know that the
Dogpatch is also home to many of San Francisco’s current (and future)
artisan manufacturers? Join us for a walking tour led by Kate Sofis
of SFMade.org, as we explore local companies making messenger bags,
prefabricated cabins and chocolate!"

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SFMTA Abandons Parking Meter Plans in Dogpatch and Potrero Hill

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The SFMTA has given up on its neighborhood-scale plans to install parking meters in the Dogpatch and Portrero Hill, while parking meter approvals in the northeast Mission move forward at a snail’s pace. After two years of tangling with the city, the defenders of dysfunctional free parking have effectively caused a huge setback for progressive […]

SFPark Mission Bay Plan Sees Backlash from Potrero Hill Residents

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An SFMTA plan to put a rational price on car parking around the developing Mission Bay area has run into fierce backlash from residents and merchants from the Potrero Hill, Dogpatch and northeastern Mission neighborhoods. The SFPark program’s Mission Bay Parking Management Strategy is “meant to address the existing severe parking availability issues and to get […]

SFMTA Abandons SFPark Expansion in Favor of Conventional Meters

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The SFMTA announced yesterday that it would no longer include areas of the Dogpatch, Potrero Hill, and Mission neighborhoods in its pilot expansion of SFPark after pushback from a vocal group of opponents. However, SFMTA spokesperson Paul Rose said the agency is still proposing to install conventional parking meters, which lack the technology that allows […]

High Speed Rail Authority Addresses Alignment Concerns in SF

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Possible high speed rail alignment options for San Francisco. Image: HSRA. Peninsula communities have made all the news with their public outcry against the alignment of the California High Speed Rail train, but today some San Franciscans got into the mix. Now that details have emerged about a possible alignment choice through the eastern portion […]