Category: City Planning

San Francisco seeks to get a handle on its inventory of vacant storefronts

To the detriment of commercial corridors, San Francisco doesn’t actually know how many vacant storefronts it has. But legislation from…

5 days ago

Wiener introduces bill to make state roads safer for cyclists, pedestrians

San Francisco, like many California cities, has state-owned highways that serve as surface streets in their communities such as 19th…

7 days ago

Lawsuit alleges cronyism in city Fillmore Heritage Center deal

A Fillmore District businessman who made four attempts to purchase the long-vacant Fillmore Heritage Center has sued city officials including…

1 week ago

Why electric cars make sense for Uber, Lyft drivers in San Francisco

On a recent cold, San Francisco day, Marcel Espia picked me up in a new Ford Focus electric. As we…

2 weeks ago

Select cannabis businesses to get a second shot at retail permits

San Francisco may bend the rules for a dozen medical marijuana sites after they failed to hit deadlines or meet…

2 weeks ago

Planning Commission approves SOMA housing development despite community concerns over park shadow

UPDATED 5:45 P.M.: The Planning Commission narrowly approved a SoMa housing development Thursday despite community opposition over the shadow it…

1 month ago

Transbay developer still on the hook for promised grocery store

A Transbay developer failed to convince a city commission Tuesday to release it from a promise to bring a grocery…

1 month ago

City seeking proposals for former Haight Street McDonald’s site

A request for proposals issued Monday for the temporary use of the former Haight Street McDonald's site calls on interested…

1 month ago