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Construction Forecast: January 14 – January 25, 2019

January 15th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Events, News, Programs, Projects|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

(Content from SFMTA). Crews work in the intersection of Pine Street and Van Ness Avenue as construction of the Van Ness Improvement Project continues. Construction Forecast: January 14 - January 25, 2019 The following Van Ness Improvement Project construction forecast is subject to change. For more project details, please visit SFMTA.com/VanNess. The night shift for construction is scheduled between the

Polk Streetscape Project Update

October 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blog, News, Projects|Tags: , , , , |

Here is the latest construction information for the Polk Streetscape Project:   Week of October 22, 2018 Crews will continue sidewalk and curb ramp work on Austin Street between Polk and Van Ness Avenue and will continue landscape irrigation and tree planting work on Fern between Polk and Larkin Street. Remaining work on Fern includes:

Our Dockless Scooter Share Community Partnership Model

October 17th, 2018|Categories: Blog, News, Policy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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

The 2018 Tender Bender Was Awesome!

September 25th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Events, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

If you missed the 2018 Tender Bender on 8/23 >> you missed a good time! Sponsored by the folks at the Tenderloin Center City Design District, the 3rd annual Tender Bender BLOCK PARTY was open to all. Guests enjoyed bites and libations by The Saratoga, Jane, and Meraki Market, and entertainment from a live

Join Your Lower Polk Neighbors on Saturday September 8!

August 20th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Events, News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

San Francisco needs you! Join your Lower Polk friends and neighbors Saturday September 8, as we get swept up with civic pride and all do our part to keep our city clean. The task is simple: LOVE OUR CITY! Together, we can make a meaningful, positive impact. You can get free supplies the morning of

Join The Tender Bender Block Party On 8/23/18!

August 17th, 2018|Categories: Blog, Events, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Please support young people experiencing homelessness, and have FUN by joining the Tender Bender Block Party! DATE: Thu, August 23, 2018 TIME: 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM PDT LOCATION: Corner of Cedar St. and Larkin St. Sponsored by the folks at the Tenderloin Center City Design District, the 3rd annual Tender Bender BLOCK PARTY is

Van Ness Corridor Construction Update

July 30th, 2018|Categories: Blog, News, Projects|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

We are re-posting this Van Ness Improvement Construction Forecast from SFMTA: Construction Forecast: July 30 - August 10, 2018 The following Van Ness Improvement Project construction forecast is subject to change. For more project details, please visit sfmta.com/vanness. The night shift for construction is scheduled between the hours of 8:00 p.m. and 7:00 a.m. During this time,

Polk Street Construction Summer Update

July 30th, 2018|Categories: Events, News, Projects|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

We are posting this Lower Polk Street Summer Construction Update on behalf of SFDPW: Greetings Polk Street Community Member, View the latest construction information for the Polk Streetscape Project. Project Activity: Crews will begin paving work on Polk Street, between Jackson and Sutter streets starting on Monday, July 30, 2018. Crews will also pave the intersection of

Dockless Scooter Share Companies And The Unbanked: A Policy Suggestion

July 23rd, 2018|Categories: Blog, News, Policy|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

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

Join the Lower Polk Fix-It Team!

June 22nd, 2018|Categories: Blog, Events, News, Projects|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

The Mayor's Fix-It Team is empowered by the City to fix quality of life issues identified by residents and businesses in 35 San Francisco neighborhoods. They have worked with over 1,000 residents to accomplish 3,000+ fixes. Their work in Lower Polk will begin with a kick-off meeting on Thursday, July 12. Be sure to mark