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How can we make Market Street a more connected and vibrant place?

The goal of the Prototyping Festival is to unite diverse neighborhoods along Market Street, encouraging these vibrant communities to work with designers, artist and makers to build a more connected, beautiful San Francisco.

Tom K.

A 'throw your own block party' kit would be interesting: steps on how to get permitting, best way to organize neighbors, find the right activities, etc.

Jon Axtell
Jon Axtell
Apr 17, 2015

That's a great idea, Tom. It's really hard to figure out what permits you need from the city's website. There's all these details about liability insurance, etc. Makes it seem like a daunting endeavor to just have an activity that brings everyone together.

We're thinking about just having it be in people's front yards so that we don't have to deal with street closures, etc.

Posted by Jon Axtell on Apr 17, 2015
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Karuna Schweig

We'll bbq in our front yard, ribs and tempeh, yeah!

Jon Axtell
Jon Axtell
Apr 15, 2015

Omnivores and Herbivores unite!

Posted by Jon Axtell on Apr 15, 2015
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Mila Ilieva

experienced in prototype building

Tom K.
Tom K.
Apr 14, 2015

Hah. Awesome! Where do you think it should be?

Posted by Tom K. on Apr 14, 2015
Tom K.
Tom K.
Apr 15, 2015

And what would you build?

Posted by Tom K. on Apr 15, 2015
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Tom K.
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Apr 10, 2015
andrew danish

i used to avoid it entirely. now i just put up with it.

Tom K.
Tom K.
Apr 15, 2015

The 'beg button' :)

The issue with timing pedestrian lights is that it also slow transit down. Is it possible to do a 'green wave' for peds while not making it worse for buses?

Posted by Tom K. on Apr 15, 2015
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Jon Axtell

Hey Daphne,
A few resources to look at:
East Bay Co-Housing does some work on this front:
www.meetup.com/ebcoho/

A group that is building co-living communities is:
opendoor.io/

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East Bay Cohousing - Berkeley/Oakland/Emeryville/SF

Imagine lively people-scaled  communities dotting the San Francisco Bay Area - places co-created by their residents for raising kids, for  retirement, for growing food or simply  living well by sharin

www.meetup.com/ebcoho/

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