SPUR DIY Workshop: How to Green Your Street

In this DIY workshop, learn how to green your neighborhood’s street medians and sidewalks. Join us for an informational session from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on how to organize your neighbors, decide on a site, pick the right plants and navigate the permit process. With Gillian Gillett of the San Jose/Guerrero Neighborhood Coalition, Flora Grubb of Flora Grubb Gardens and Carla Short, an urban forester with the Department of Public WorksI.

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This Week in Livable Streets Events

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This week, the AC Transit Board of Directors considers service reductions while the SFMTA Board gets a year end report. End the week by attending a workshop on greening your street and then get a fascinating bike tour of the city’s sewer system. Here the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday: The SFMTA Board holds […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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This week offers plenty of opportunities to get out and enjoy the last days of summer. Party with SPUR, rally for the sea and learn how to cycle safely on the roadway. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday: TransForm holds a rally and news conference at the Coliseum BART station to stop […]

Eyes on the Street: Castro Plaza Slightly More Permanent

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The new concrete structures meant to frame the plaza. Seating will be added on the inside where the water mark is in the photo. Photos: Matthew Roth The pioneer Pavement to Parks plaza at Castro Street, 17th Street, and Market Street is about to celebrate its first birthday with a makeover that will bring it […]

SF Public Utilities Commission: Wastewater Whirl Bike Ride

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From SFWater: Join the SF Public Utilities Commission and friends for a spin through the City’s streets as we explore the wonderful world of wastewater. We’ll visit San Francisco’s treatment plants, pump stations, storm drains, outfalls, and innovative green infrastructure installations. We’ll learn from the experts about the fascinating city beneath the city and the […]