Recent Streetsblog SF posts about Car-Free Streets

Eyes on the Street: Twitter’s Alley-Turned-Plaza Bustles Near Civic Center

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A plaza is bustling with life several months after its creation on a segment of the Stevenson Street alleyway at 10th Street, next to the Twitter offices. The “Market Square” plaza is a privately-owned public open space built as part of Twitter’s office construction and renovations. That intersection of the mid-Market, SoMa, and Civic Center areas was relatively dead just a few […]

Cars Will Remain on the Crooked Block of Lombard Street Until at Least 2016

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Cars will continue to fill the crooked block of Lombard Street until at least 2016. Although the trial car closures last summer were seen as a success, the gears of city bureaucracy appear to have slowed the momentum for going permanently car-free. It will take until December for the city to issue a report on the restrictions. No timeline […]