Rincon Hill Transit Survey

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Hi neighbors, The Rincon Hill neighborhood has an opportunity to get local bus service again.  First, the SFMTA and MUNI need to get information from us (residents, workers, or visitors who would maybe use a bus to travel to and from the waterfront along Folsom or Harrison Streets)! Also, if you work in the neighborhood […] Keep reading

Proposed Realignment of Bike Lane on Folsom at Essex

Here’s the flyer that shows a proposed realignment of the bike lane to make it safer for bicyclists traveling east on Folsom Street between 2nd and 1st Streets. There’s a meeting on Friday morning to approve the proposed realignment. I hope it gets approved!  Sharing the message below from the SBRMBNA Yahoo Group. I am […] Keep reading

SBRMBNA Joins Effort to Win Over George Lucas and Lucas Cultural Arts Museum

The South Beach | Rincon | Mission Bay Neighborhood Association sent a letter to George Lucas’s assistant to let him know we would welcome The Lucas Cultural Arts Museum to Seawall Lot 330 in South Beach. The Board of Directors did so with the agreement of attendees at the regular monthly meeting on June 9, […] Keep reading

The Planet and People need Priority over Profits

Air pollution is a big problem that the City is not addressing in SoMa and other downtown spots. We need a different state of mind regarding sustainability, but that will take new leadership in City Hall. Please see my post at my ElectJamie.com Supervisor candidate website on this topic: http://www.electjamie.com/the_planet_and_people_over_profits How We Live: A Journey […] Keep reading

Petition – Discretionary review of recycling center proposed for 10th and Harrison

Please check out this posting about a proposed recycling center at 10th and Harrison and the neighbors’ online petition when you have a chance: http://www.electjamie.com/10th_harrison_wrong_spot_for_a_new_recycling_center Keep reading

Impossible Light – the documentary about the Bay Lights, limited showing in San Francisco

Please make it a point to go see this San Francisco independently made documentary that takes you through the highs and lows of the Bay Lights art installation project that we enjoy every dusk on the Bay Bridge. Please visit this website for the latest screening locations and dates/times: http://impossiblelightfilm.com/events/ Keep reading

District 6 Transportation 2030 Open House

Sharing this announcement from the SFMTA: The SFMTA invites you to attend a District 6 Open House to learn about Transportation 2030 – the proposed infrastructure investment program proposed for the November 2014 ballot. Through three ballot measures and two funding sources, Transportation 2030 will provide $1.5 billion to complete hundreds of transportation infrastructure projects […] Keep reading

Looking Up in Rincon Hill

JK Dineen gives Rincon Hill some front page love in the May 3, 2014 San Francisco Chronicle with this story on the development of our high-density residential neighborhood. Inadequate transit in the South of Market District is mentioned in the article, and it is one of the primary reasons that I (Jamie Whitaker) have decided […] Keep reading

Earthquake Safety Resources

Someone contacted me via email about some stale links I had to earthquake safety websites, and she was kind enough to provide a corrected link plus some additional links that I am sharing below:   Ready.gov: Earthquake Safety http://www.ready.gov/earthquakes The Homeowner’s Guide to Earthquake Recovery http://www.homeadvisor.com/article.show.Earthquake-Recovery-Resource-Guide.17321.html Home Emergency Disaster Safety http://www.improvenet.com/a/home-emergency-disaster-safety Earthquake Safety at School […] Keep reading

Sunday Parking Meter Enforcement Needed to Help Decrease Air Pollution

Silly politics is about to trump smart policy in San Francisco once again as the Mayor demands the SFMTA Board decide this Tuesday to repeal Sunday afternoon parking meter enforcement. The casting aside of the facts presented by the SFMTA in a December 10, 2013 report about the benefits of the first year’s experience in […] Keep reading

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