Recent Streetsblog SF posts about Waterfront

Streetfilms: San Francisco 350 Climate Action

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350 parts per million. That’s the level of atmospheric carbon dioxide beyond which many scientists warn the earth’s climate may begin to spiral out of control. At higher concentrations, they say, heat-reflecting ice sheets will disappear and permafrost will melt, releasing vast amounts of additional greenhouse gases and driving sea levels higher in a vicious […]

Revisiting the San Francisco Freeway Revolt

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Editor’s note: This piece was written for Shaping San Francisco and is now incorporated into the new wiki version, your best place to research San Francisco history, FoundSF.org. Protesters march along Embarcadero in early 1960s, stump of Embarcadero Freeway ends behind them at Broadway. Photo courtesy San Francisco History Center, SF Public Library In the […]

Don’t Forget To Come Play in the Streets This Sunday!

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Members of the California Outdoor Rollersports Association perform a Thriller dance at last year’s Sunday Streets. Flickr photo: Jon Bauer This weekend’s Sunday Streets from 9am-1pm on the Embarcadero from the Giants ballpark to Aquatic Park promises to be more thrilling than last year’s, with a lot more activities planned along the waterfront. So don’t […]