Better Market Street Public Workshops

From Better Market Street:

Help us create a new vision for Market Street.
One street meeting. One street moving.
Please join us for one of two public workshops in July 2012. If you can’t attend either workshop, sign up for the webinar.

  • Share your thoughts with urban planners and other transit, bike, and pedestrian mobility experts.
  • View initial ideas for a Better Market Street.
  • Let’s revitalize Market Street to be a world-class, vibrant public space from Octavia Boulevard to the Embarcadero.

For special accommodations and language assistance at the meetings, call (510) 285-6746 at least 72 hours in advance.


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