Stan Parkford is a graduate of the Urban Studies and Planning Department at SF State University.
From SFMTA: Octavia Boulevard is turning 10 years old and plans to develop its remaining vacant parcels are coming forward. The City of San Francisco is reviewing conditions and proposing solutions to keep people moving safely and to encourage a vibrant, sustainable streetscape. Come learn about – and help shape – these ideas by providing […]
From SFMTA: We’re working to improve transit reliability on Chestnut St! Join us at an open house to learn more! April 13, 2015 | 2:30-4:30 p.m. Moscone Recreation Center, 1800 Chestnut St Muni Forward is all about making it safer and easier to get around San Francisco. As part of this effort, we’re upgrading transit corridors […]
From SPUR: The new book Tactical Urbanism argues that short-term, community-based projects are the future for creating lasting improvements in cities. Hear from the book’s author about how creative, low-cost projects can build support for permanent work and inspire people to experience urban spaces in a new way. Co-presented by Island Press. + Mike Lydon /The Street Plans Collaborative
From the SF Bicycle Coalition: The Lower Haight Merchants and Neighbors Association (LHMNA) are opening their regular Board meeting to host the SF Municipal Transportation Agency, who will be presenting the latest updates on the Wiggle Neighborhood Green Corridor Project. This project went through public planning in late 2013 and early 2014 to find ways to […]
From the SF Bicycle Coalition: How’s the SF Bike Network doing, as a real, living thing? Andy’s Audits are a series of “whole trip” evaluations of actual San Francisco bicycle trips, from Point A to Point B, connecting some real world dots by bicycle and measuring where a bit more bike love could make the […]
Agenda [PDF] Of Note: Establishing various bulb-outs along the Wiggle route, on Fell, Oak, Page, Pierce, Haight, Waller, and Steiner Streets Establishing bulb-out at the southwest corner of Fell and Scott Streets, prohibiting left turns from Fell Street and southbound through-traffic, except bicycles
From SFMTA: Interested in transit and pedestrian safety improvements along 16th Street? Join us at an open house to learn more! Muni Forward is all about making it safer and easier to get around San Francisco. As part of this effort, we’re upgrading transit corridors throughout the city, including the 22 Fillmore. Proposed improvements on […]
From SFMTA: SFMTA staff will attend the Alamo Square Neighborhood Association General Meeting to give a brief summary of the Wiggle Neighborhood Green Corridor Project and to answer questions from residents. Monday March 23, 2015 1660 McAllister St. 6:30 pm – Doors Open 7:00 pm – Meeting Starts
From the SF Department of Public Works: Please join San Francisco Public Works, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, and Supervisor Mark Farrell’s office for a community meeting to learn more about the California Laurel Village Streetscape Improvement Project – a proposed beautification of California Street between Spruce and Laurel streets. Selected as part of the 2011 Road Repaving & Street Safety Bond, this […]
From TransForm: Hear directly from City leadership about local street design challenges and opportunities in South County. Featuring Jeff Tumlin with Nelson Nygaard, an inspirational speaker and international expert on state–of–the–art street design. Be part of bringing urban design guidelines to cities across San Mateo County and the Bay Area!
Agenda Item of Note: Public hearing on draft supplemental Environmental Impact Report, regarding widening sidewalks, raised cycle track, transit boarding islands, bicycle/pedestrian phases at all intersections
From the SF Bicycle Coalition: Yes, true, the Wiggle is named due to the zigzag of bike route #30 through the neighborhood and avoiding hills. But is there more to it than that? Thinkwalks presents an exploration walk that will explore the ‘hood from this, that and askew angles: geology, activism history, water, and native […]