Sunday Streets: The Tenderloin

The streets of the Tenderloin will be transformed into open, car-free space for play! Sunday Streets is a series of events put on by the City of San Francisco in partnership with the nonprofit Livable City, to encourage health, community and fun, inspired by similar events in cities throughout the world. A Sunday Streets event creates a large, temporary, public space by closing off stretches of a neighborhood’s streets to automobile traffic, and opening them to pedestrians, bicyclists, and activities for several hours on a predetermined Sunday.

For more information and to volunteer, please visit sundaystreetssf.com.

ALSO ON STREETSBLOG

Guest Editorial: Don’t Charge Big Bucks for Block Parties

|
Block parties change lives. When neighbors reclaim their street for a day and turn it into a car-free social space, all types of folks come out. Children run freely and neighbors who have been strangers for 20 years meet at last. Culture changes in an instant: Streets become safer, social ties strengthen, neighbors are happier […]

Sunday Streets to Expand With Neighborhood-Oriented “Play Streets for All”

|
San Francisco’s Sunday Streets will continue to grow next year with a new program designed to bring more neighborhood-oriented car-free street events to places that lack park space. “Play Streets For All,” a collaboration between Livable City, the SF Municipal Transportation Agency, and public health organizations, will introduce a smaller-scale version of Sunday Streets, making it easier […]

Dates and Locations For 2010 San Francisco Sunday Streets Announced

|
Photos: Matthew Roth San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom has announced the dates and locations for nine Sunday Streets events for 2010, starting on March 14th along the Embarcadero and finishing October 24th around Civic Center.  Building off the tremendous success of the events in 2009, Mayor Newsom announced the events will expand to new communities […]