Wouldn't mind seeing a Soofa or twelve in SF.
Photo courtesy of Soofa. Most ordinary benches just sit in parks or alongside city streets, providing a space for people ...
We need to kick off a design competition, perhaps near CCA in the City or similar design schools in the Bay area.
I've already approached some of the more noteworthy designer / educators in SF, and they have been supportive. A nationally known energy-focused organization endorses it in principal.
Please contact me with more questions and ideas. We already have at least one potential sponsor.
I hope to contact Make and Tech Shop in coming weeks or months.
Cool that these are coming to NYC. I can't imagine SF would be far behind. I could see them being hugely popular all over Union Square and Soma.
"Called the AT&T Street Charge project, the 25 charging stations will be spread out across the city. Many of the first stations, including ones in Riverside Park and Fort Greene Park, began to provide power to low-on-juice phone owners on Tuesday."
Credit: AT&T In the days following Superstorm Sandy, Starbucks and other restaurants in the New York City region had lines out the door. The customers were not in line to get coffee or food, but instead to use the electric outlets to charge their dead cell phones. The administration of New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg, AT&T and other...