Guy Place Park Update – A Green Oasis for Rincon Hill Residents and Visitors

The Rincon Hill community will be a little bit closer to getting a long-awaited park at 4-8 Guy Place after the Recreation and Parks Department’s second shot of getting bids to build the project closes on August 17, 2016. The first round yielded bids above the engineer’s cost estimates, thus the second attempt to get […] Keep reading

Bay Area Bike Share Expansion Meeting – Western SoMa

Western SoMa Bike Share Workshop (Facebook) Tuesday, July 19, 2016 Sessions at 6pm and 7pm Gene Friend Recreation Center 270 6th Street, San Francisco To request special accommodations for a workshop, please call 415-802-1979 at least 72 hours in advance. Para obtener información en español sobre la reunión o si quisiera pedir asistencia con idiomas, por favor llame al 415-802-1979 con […] Keep reading

Happy Pride 2016!

Have a safe, happy day celebrating love and pride! The parade starts at Beale and Market Streets at 10:30am. Keep reading

How Weird Street Faire this Sunday, May 1, 2016!

Marking the kickoff of street fairs and free music performances in SoMa, the 17th Annual How Weird Street Faire happens this Sunday, May 1, 2016 from Noon until 8pm. It is centered at the intersection of 2nd Street and Howard Street.  Learn more here: Keep reading

Bay Area Bike Share Phase 1 Expansion

Bay Area Bike Share has existed in a somewhat limited form in San Francisco since August 2013 with about 400 bikes and 35 stations along The Embarcadero, Market Street, 2nd Street, Townsend Street, and Civic Center more or less. If you like it now, you will love it soon as the system increases the number of […] Keep reading

9 years of blogging about the Rincon Hill neighborhood!

Just taking a moment as I try to do every February 28th to recognize that I started this blog on February 28, 2007 because I had just moved to the neighborhood and recognized the need to try to organize neighbors to demand safer streets for pedestrians. We’ve got City Hall’s attention as a neighborhood, but […] Keep reading

Six Possible Touchdowns for Bay Bridge Bike and Pedestrian Ramps

Essex Street, the Caltrain Paint Yard, Rincon Hill Dog Park, Pier W1 on the Embarcadero across from Pier 28, and other spots are among the 6 locations under consideration by the Bay Area Toll Authority for where a bicycle and pedestrian ramp could feasibly touch down from the western span of the Bay Bridge. On […] Keep reading

Bay Bridge West Span Pedestrian and Bike Path Open House

Here’s the information about the Bay Bridge West Span Pedestrian and Bike Path Open House that starts at 6pm at Pier 1 (Port of SF) meeting room on Wednesday, January 20th: From the bicycle coalition: The design team working on connecting San Francisco and Oakland with a bicycle and pedestrian path on the Bay Bridge […] Keep reading

Hearing on 100′ zoning change for 160 Folsom

Sharing this notice and template for letters as requested by an involved neighbor.  Here is a sample letter you may use to base your own letter to the Commission upon: DraftLetterToCommissioners_160Folsom   ACTION ALERT: CRITICAL PUBLIC HEARING ON TUESDAY, JAN. 19TH NO 100 FOOT HEIGHT LIMIT INCREASE FOR 160 FOLSOM WATERFRONT LUXURY CONDOS! On Tuesday, January […] Keep reading

Bay Area Bike Share Expansion – District 6 meeting!

San Francisco is poised to get 4,500 ADDITIONAL bikes and 40 NEW stations as part of the first Bay Area Bike Share Expansion. Won’t you please come to the District 6 meeting to express interest in making sure we get our share of stations to fill in the gaps to take us to Mission Bay, […] Keep reading

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