Despite receiving significant community support and conducting thorough public outreach, recent housing proposals along Mid-Market still experienced delays. 1028 Market, for example, will take a total of six years to be completed between purchase of the site to move-in. Such lengthy processes do not help anyone. The SF Chronicle dives further into the topic - www.sfchronicle.com/bayarea/ar...
Rarely does a San Francisco housing development receive the kind of love that 1028 Market St. got when it breezed through the Planning Commission with unanimous approval late last month. [...] did leaders of the Tenderloin’s transgender community, affordable housing builders, environmentalists and youth workers. Even Zach Sharpe, a stand-up...
Call for projects: The San Francisco Planning Department’s Groundplay program, in coordination with San Francisco Public Works and the San Francisco MTA, are requesting creative proposals to enhance and invigorate the public spaces in Lower Haight as part of the Lower Haight Public Realm Plan (LHPRP). The LHPRP is a community-initiated plan that aims to improve the functioning, aesthetics, safety and use of the public realm in Lower Haight. We are looking for exceptional and creative temporary concepts that will encourage interactivity, communication and inspiration within the Lower Haight neighborhood. The total budget for the Lower Haight tactical project is $45,000.
Learn more: default.sfplanning.org/plans-a...
"Here, in the heart of the technology world, more than 100,000 San Francisco residents do not have access to the Internet at home, including 14 percent of our public school students. By not guaranteeing Internet access, we are leaving the next generation of San Franciscans further behind. We need to fix this."
Here, in the heart of the technology world, more than 100,000 San Francisco residents do not have access to the Internet at home, including 14 percent of our public school students. How can we expect our residents — especially the poor, seniors and minority communities who are most affected by this digital divide — to compete in the 21st...
Celebrate John Muir student artists at the Zen Center tomorrow night!
Art Show Opening
featuring student work by
John Muir Elementary
Friday, February 17
7:30 to 9pm
SF Zen Center
300 Page Street @ Laguna
Open to the public
A collaboration of SF Zen Center,
PEPS, and John Muir School
Thank you to Supervisor Farrell for your leadership on this issue - www.sfexaminer.com/campaign-be...
San Francisco is building support among community groups in anticipation of a plan to connect every home and business with high-speed fiber optic internet service. Supervisor Mark Farrell, who has …
"In a blog post published this month, the SFMTA confirmed that the northbound bike lane will be street-level, rather than raised, and include soft-hit posts to keep drivers from parking in the lane."
Based on findings from the city’s first raised bike lane, Polk Street’s northbound bike lane will be street-level—not raised.