Bike Tour of SE Waterfront Green Spaces

“Join Friends of the Urban Forest and Ellyn Shea on a tour of parks, natural areas and green spaces along the waterfront from Embarcadero to India Basin Shoreline Park, covering 5-6 miles of mainly flat terrain, mostly pavement, some trails. Ride ends at Heron’s Head Park.”

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FUF: Bike Tour of the Southeast Waterfront Green Spaces

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From Friends of the Urban Forest: Friends of the Urban Forest invites you on a free 2-hour bicycle tour of the parks, natural areas and green spaces along San Francisco’s eastern waterfront. We’ll cover 5 or 6 miles of mostly flat, paved terrain, but we’ll also ride on a few trails. Tour leader Ellyn Shea […]

SPUR: Let’s Not Miss the Boat on What America’s Cup Could Do For SF

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Editor’s note: The following is being republished from SPUR, the San Francisco Planning and Urban Research Association. Visit their blog at SPUR.org. When it comes to global sporting events, almost as intense as the competition between star athletes is the competition between cities to play host. That’s because hosting a major international sporting event presents […]

SPUR Talk: Developing the Oakland Waterfront

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SPUR hosted a lunchtime forum today at its Oakland location to discuss the $1.5 billion Brooklyn Basin development. The panel, which was moderated by SPUR’s Oakland director Robert Ogilvie, included Mike Ghielmetti of Signature Development Group, Matt Franklin of MidPen Housing, and Patricia Kernighan, who represented District 2 of Oakland during the authorization phase of […]

Wayfinding Signs: A Nice Touch for the Developing “Green Connections” Plan

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City planners continue developing a vision for a network of lush, pleasant streets prioritized for walking and biking between the city’s parks and waterfronts. Staff from the SF Planning Department plans to present its draft network [PDF] for the “Green Connections” project at an open house next Wednesday, October 3, and the public is invited to weigh […]

Green Connections Office Hours: Chinatown

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From sf-planning.org: Green Connections will increase access to parks, open space and the waterfront, by re-envisioning City streets and paths as ‘green connectors’. This project builds on current efforts to create sustainable corridors that enhance mobility, green neighborhood streets, and improve pedestrian and bicycle access to community amenities and recreational opportunities. Green Connections will result […]