Author: Livable City

San Francisco’s Car-Free Roots

Human beings have been carving roads and paths for eons, but it’s easy to forget that cars are quite new. Before automobiles, roads were shared spaces – open to pedestrians, vendors and modes of transport like horses and buggies.

MODE SHIFT IN ACTION: The Story of Sunday Streets San Francisco

How did a dense, car-dominated, 49-square-mile city with multiple freeways launch the country’s largest open streets program?
Now in its 11th year, Sunday Streets San Francisco continues to expand its routes and programming to provide car-free community space for all. Learn the story of how Sunday Streets got off the ground – and into the streets!