Recent Streetsblog SF posts about Urban Planning

Despite Skewed Parking Math, Planning Commission Approves 55 Laguna

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The SF Planning Commission unanimously approved a major housing development at 55 Laguna Street yesterday, despite an excessive amount of car parking that livable streets advocates say should be lowered under stricter parking maximums. The development would include two housing projects: one with¬†330 apartments, and another with 110 affordable apartments for an LGBT senior community. […]

Community Planner Cindy Wu to Join the Planning Commission Today

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The San Francisco Planning Commission has a new member today — Cindy Wu, a community planner at the Chinatown Community Development Center (CCDC) who received high praise at a recent Board of Supervisors committee hearing before being unanimously appointed. As a commissioner, Wu will vote on planning decisions that shape the city’s streets, from streetscape […]

Searching for Market Street’s True Identity

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San Franciscans are dreaming big as Market Street’s transformation approaches in 2015, when the city’s most important street is scheduled to be redesigned and repaved. City planners are engaging with citizens to answer a century-old question: How can we make Market Street the glorious thoroughfare that it needs to be? Better Market Street, a¬†collaborative project […]