SF Streetsblog

September 12, 2014, 11am PDT
San Francisco's voters are continuing their trend of deciding complex and difficult planning issues at the ballot box. Last time it was height restrictions—this time it's parking.
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February 17, 2014, 1pm PST
In terms of land area, San Francisco’s a small city. Yet if current policies persist, the city will build 92,000 parking spots for residents by 2040, on just 49 square miles of land.
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August 11, 2010, 8am PDT
Explaining the mechanics of market-based parking can be pretty dry, if not outright wonkish. SF Park livens up the topic with (bike) bells, horns and cute, animated graphics in a new video.
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July 3, 2010, 5am PDT
Executive director of the SF Bike Coalition, Leah Shahum on sabbatical in Europe, reports on a bicycle conference that she attended in Copenhagen as well as her impressions of bicycle culture in the Denmark capital in her first Streetsblog dispatch.
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November 11, 2009, 11am PST
The Valley Transportation Authority plans to release its final report on a bike share program by the end of the year.
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October 16, 2009, 7am PDT
Following the success of programs in LA and San Francisco, more cities in California are making the switch to LED lights to save on energy costs and provide more sustainable street lighting.
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September 22, 2009, 2pm PDT
The Obama administration has begun awarding grants of millions to transit agencies across the country for everything from bus upgrades to photovoltaic canopies and agency building upgrades. Check out the breakdown by agency here.
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September 9, 2009, 9am PDT
The city of San Francisco has barricaded two new large swatches of land to be used as part of its Pavement to Parks projects, and is enjoying a flood of support from residents, businesses, politicians, and local educational institutions.
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