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BY JORDAN SALINGER
August 19, 2010

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Flint Hahn's Burning Man infographic. (Click to view larger.)

BY TIMOTHEA TWAY
August 17, 2010

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[Photo Credit: flickr user notaboutwill]

BY ANIKA JESI
August 13, 2010

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Opening party for SPUR's student show, Here+Now, now on view at the Urban Center [Photo Credit: Colleen McHugh]

BY JON ROGERS
August 12, 2010

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[Photo Credit: flickr user Troy Holden]

BY TIMOTHEA TWAY
August 11, 2010

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Plug-in cars in San Francisco [Photo Credit: flickr user felixkramer]

BY GABRIEL METCALF
August 6, 2010

The California High Speed Rail Authority met yesterday in San Francisco. The agenda was packed with many interesting things including a new station area development policy.

BY ANIKA JESI
August 6, 2010

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PlantSF [Photo Credit: Colleen McHugh]

August 5, 2010
 
 
 
SFpark has released a video demonstrating how the new and improved parking system can help reduce traffic, carbon emissions -- and road rage -- while driving on San Francisco streets.
BY JORDAN SALINGER
August 4, 2010

With just under a year in operation, San Francisco's "data liberation" website, DataSF, has inspired some compelling visualizations. One person who has actively taken advantage of this website is flickr user Eric Fischer. This past week he introduced an animated graphic that caught my eye.

BY TIMOTHEA TWAY
August 2, 2010

As a budding apiarist, I was devastated to hear about the Hayes Valley Farm incident last week. An unknown person sprayed two beehives with household pesticides - destroying the hives and killing thousands of bees. Hayes Valley, the community farm in San Francisco, used the San Francisco Bee-Cause beehives in to help educate Bay Area residents about beekeeping and urban farming.

BY ANIKA JESI
July 30, 2010

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The Castro parklet [Photo Credit: Colleen McHugh]

BY JON ROGERS
July 30, 2010

Taking the guess work out of parking. That's what SFMTA's innovative new parking program, SFpark, aims to accomplish. When implemented, the program will dramatically change how drivers locate and pay for parking.

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BY EMILY EHLERS
July 28, 2010

As California lays the high-speed rail groundwork, SPUR continues its series on international precedents. While France built high-speed rail two decades after Japan and within a different state apparatus, the system had remarkably similar results: growth and concentration.

BY ED PARILLON
July 27, 2010

Geary Boulevard runs almost the entire width of San Francisco, from Market to the ocean. The name of the street hides a lot of history — John White Geary was the first mayor of San Francisco post-statehood, and he would go on to govern Kansas during its "Bloody Kansas" period in the buildup to the Civil War. But that's a matter for another post though — this post is about forgotten transportation.

BY JORDAN SALINGER
July 26, 2010

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BY ANIKA JESI
July 23, 2010

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[Photo Credit: Colleen McHugh]

BY EMILY EHLERS
July 23, 2010

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5.5 Designers' wallpaper maze [Photo Credit: Switched on Set]

BY FABIANA MEACHAM
July 22, 2010

The Dogpatch may already be on everyone's radar as a neighborhood on the rise (see last year's New York Times "Surfacing" feature), but touring the area's artisan manufacturers lends a much more tangible element to all the hype. This former shipbuilding center has attracted a new wave of craftsmen, producing everything from messenger bags to chocolates to modern backyard cabanas.

BY COLLEEN MCHUGH
July 21, 2010

Colleen McHugh, native San Franciscan and resident SPUR photographer, will blog about a different walk through San Francisco each week of the summer, reflecting on what it means to live as a pedestrian in this city and some of the ways we can improve upon that experience. There are so many things a walk in San Francisco can be — from a protest to an errand to an active use of public space.

BY ELIZABETH HOLDEN
July 20, 2010

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Hayes Valley Farm [Photo Credit: flickr user edibleoffice]

Urban farming events are plentiful right now in San Francisco. Here's a summary of this week's line-up:

BY JULIE KIM
July 19, 2010

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[Image: The New York Times]

Where will I live?
How will I get around if I can no longer walk or drive?

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