Recent Streetsblog SF posts about Homeless

The SPUR panel explained that art, such as these lanterns, are just part of what they've done to revitalize  Civic Center Commons. Photo: Streetsblog

SPUR Talk: Cleaning Up the Civic Center Commons

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Yesterday afternoon, representatives from the city, charity groups, and the Exploratorium, gave a presentation at SPUR‘s downtown San Francisco center about their collaborative efforts to clean up the Civic Center Commons/UN Plaza area and make it into an attractive and inviting urban forum, while helping the homeless and drug addicts who congregate there. This is no […]

Homeless on the Hairball Follow Up

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On Tuesday, Streetsblog followed up on a report from Dan Crosby, a bike commuter who rides the hairball, about how the westbound bike bridge had become almost completely obstructed by the homeless. Streetsblog reached out to several agencies and the mayor about it. And a day later the encampment that was blocking the bike lane, […]

Biking and the Homeless on the Hairball: A Sad Situation for All

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Dan Crosby works in tech and cycles to his job in SoMa, using the bike lanes and bridges along Cesar Chavez. Recently, Crosby brought this situation to the attention of Streetsblog: “There’s now a homeless encampment on the westbound Cesar Chavez bike bridge under the 101. There have often been a couple of tents there, but now […]