Policy

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Take the Lower Polk Survey!

We need your help to figure out what people would like to see here in the Lower Polk. We are primarily interested in are what things people would like to see added to the Lower Polk (more parks, more events, more open spaces, etc.). The information you provide us will help us work with the City, Lower Polk Neighbors, La Voz Latina, and other local

2019-07-09T17:28:36-07:00July 9th, 2019|Categories: Blog, News, Policy, Projects|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Small Businesses: We Need Your Help!

As you know, the Lower Polk is a vibrant urban gem right here in the middle of San Francisco. However, some of our smaller (and larger) merchants and businesses have expressed concern over displacement and related issues. If you are a small business / merchant, please attend one of these upcoming focus groups. Your input will help the City help you. Here are the dates:

Our Dockless Scooter Share Community Partnership Model

With the recent launch of Skip and Scoot dockless scooter shares here in the City, we would like to propose a model of how local community groups (such as ours) can work with scooter share companies. We think this is very important because the success (or failure) of dockless scooter shares in San Francisco will ultimately depend on community support. In doing research for this

Dockless Scooter Share Companies And The Unbanked: A Policy Suggestion

TL;DR “Unbanked people should be able to rent scooters with EBT cards.” Dear Dockless Scooter Share Companies, In this short open letter, we make the case that unbanked people are the very people who can most benefit from new and emerging mobility services. We also point out that unbanked people, precisely because they are unbanked, often face the largest barriers to the adoption of such

Our San Francisco Dockless Scooter Share Policy Proposals

EDIT 4/27/18 - below are the current proposed amendments to Division II of the Transportation Code: https://www.sfmta.com/sites/default/files/reports-and-documents/2018/04/5-1-18_item_11_pilot_scooter_share_program_permit.docx_.pdf We support the proposed amendments with the proviso that: Community-based organizations should play an important role in scooter share monitoring and compliance. Scooter share companies should be required to contribute to an economic impact fund. -------------- We wish to share four simple policy proposals that may help with the

2018-07-23T20:08:45-07:00April 25th, 2018|Categories: Blog, News, Policy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |