The 2020 season of open streets in San Francisco kicks off with Sunday Streets Mission on March 8, when Valencia Street transforms from 26th Street to Duboce into a car-free temporary park for all from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
A MORE LIVABLE SAN FRANCISCO FOR ALL
A new season of Sunday Streets is here, with a landmark 11 open street events across San Francisco from March to October 2020. Livable City debuts two new routes as the program expands to provide more free recreation and community-building by transforming city streets into public, car-free spaces.
This week, the Planning Commission will consider replacing the car-free block of Natoma Street, which is currently the longest pedestrianized block in SoMa.
As San Francisco’s housing affordability and homelessness crises continue to worsen, the need for rethinking our approach to housing is clear. “Gentle density” allows more housing in low-density areas of the City with new, small-scaled buildings.
Preserving existing affordable housing and encouraging new affordable housing are two key strategies for addressing San Francisco’s housing affordability crisis. On Thursday, the Planning Commission will hold a hearing on an ordinance that advances both strategies.
Private cars and light trucks are the largest source of carbon emissions in California. Parking reform is part of the solution.