Issue 502 April 2011
Thanks to sea-level rise, a beloved public place already busy with uses becomes even more complex
How will San Francisco manage Ocean Beach's tricky balance of natural resources, recreational uses and infrastructure needs under the new realities of a changing climate? SPUR leads a master-planning process to develop a long-term vision for this important resource.
The ways in which a smartphone can change our experience on the street continue to evolve. On a recent walk along 16th Street from Market to Mission, our case worker used an app called What the Font to identify fonts on street signage. The results were often hilarious.