With urbanization increasing both globally and in the United States, the post-war boom of suburbanization is looking more and more like a bubble ready to burst. Over half of the poor in a metro area now live in the suburbs, and since the year 2000 poverty has climbed 5x faster in the burbs than it […]
Great Streets Vision
San Francisco’s streets should attract people of all kinds to its network of great places connected by excellent sidewalks, bikeways and public transportation. Streets should be compelling public spaces that build community, the foundation of thriving shopping and welcoming to even the most vulnerable users. They should be balanced, providing multi-modal mobility, with priority given to people on foot, bicycles and public transportation. A successful network of places will return SF’s streets to their rightful place as the center of civic life, making SF a great place to live, do business and visit.
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