San Francisco Department of Public Works

Resurfacing work expected to briefly shut, discolor some streets

In the next two months, drivers and cyclists citywide may encounter some…

 

Drought forces SF to explore water alternatives for cleaning

Washing down sidewalks and buildings with pristine drinking water — the precious…

 

SF makes plan to plant more trees, take responsibility of existing ones

For a city that prides itself on being green, San Francisco is…

 

Graffiti vandals should pay for cleanup costs

Graffiti is a costly, enduring problem in San Francisco. Taggers have marked…

S.F.'s parklets program learns from failure, moves ahead

On Haight Street, two new parking spaces where a parklet was recently…

S.F. stairway transformed to a showcase of sustainability

After many years, a stairway in a neighborhood west of Mount Davidson…

Department of Public Works bond could bring improvements to San Francisco streets

After a half-decade without any improvements, the condition of San Francisco streets…

Residents should not be saddled with responsibility for tree maintenance

The funding required for maintaining trees along our streets and in the…

$248M bond repaving streets; more upgrades down the road

San Francisco voters who approved a $248 million bond measure to improve…

Renegade arborists creating forbidden fruit in San Francisco

Trees make the urban landscape more pleasant. They shade the sidewalk and…

More parking spots to be converted to parklets under newly issued proposal

After a successful year of issuing 15 permits to build temporary common…