Although sprawling, the overwhelming majority of Bay Area residents have convenient access to sustainable modes of transit. A major hurdle for many potential users is the short distance between home and transit, and again...
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Livable CityWednesday, January 17th, 2018 at 9:42am
This affects the Bay Area too. Capturing stormwater, either in cisterns and rain barrels or by letting it soak into the ground, is often cheaper than building bigger sewers, treatment plants, and channelizing creeks and rivers. Stormwater management integrated into yard, street, and open space design offers myriad other environmental, greening, health, safety, and economic benefits. SB321 will again allow local sewer agencies to pursue the most cost-effective and environmentally benign strategies for dealing with stormwater. For more about San Francisco's efforts at environmentally-friendly stormwater management, check out SF Urban Watersheds: https://sfwater.org/index.aspx?page=433
Livable CityTuesday, January 16th, 2018 at 12:16pm
Philadelphia announced big plans to improve its streetcar system - modern, low-floor streetcars that carry more people and improve accessibility, and building accessible platforms and shelters at streetcar stops. San Francisco has been making small moves to improve the safety, accessiblity, and performance of our streetcar network. Perhaps the bolder moves being made in Toronto and Philly will encourage San Francisco to think bigger.
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