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San Francisco has just announced that it will be continuing its popular Sunday Streets program next year with new dates and locations for 2010! Running for the past two years, the event closes off a series of roads to vehicular traffic and and opens them to street parties, bike-riding, and uninhibited power-walking. Spearheaded by Mayor [...]
(editor's note: Earlier today we checked in on some cycling issues going on south of us. Now, let's see what Livable Streets Advocates are up to in NorCal.)For decades, planners and transportation specialists have debated howSan Francisco's most important street could be re-visioned to make it
from the Mayor of San Francisco, Gavin Newsomâ€¦This week in Copenhagen, representatives from nations around the world are debating the best measures to reduce global greenhouse gas emissions and combat climate change. The success of the Copenhagen talks is important as a measure of our collective commitment to tackling the causes and impacts of global [...]
Filed under: EV/Plug-in, Nissan2010 Nissan Leaf - Click above for high-res image galleryNissan is steaming ahead at full speed on its electric car plans but it's not ignoring the infrastructure elements required to make those vehicles a viable proposition. This week, the automaker announced a partnership with the city of San Francisco to help create the elements needed for success. The city is ...
Just yesterday, one of our favorite mayors, Gavin Newsom, announced that one of our favorite buildings, the Transamerica Pyramid, in one of our favorite cities, San Francisco, is now one of the greenest in the nation! Thatâ€™s right, the famous SF landmark was awarded LEED Gold certification yesterday, boosting San Francisco ahead of New York [...]
Today, the most famous building in San Francisco is also one of the most environmentally friendly in the country. The Transamerica Pyramid building has achieved...
In October 2007, the City of San Jose, the 10th largest city in the US, launched a Green Vision program. The program set out a plan to carry out 10 green goals, one of which is to have 100 percent of the cityâ€™s public vehicles running on alternative fuels. Ultimately, the city has set its sights on becoming the greenest city in the nation.Many have taken notice of their efforts and city offic...
For the countdown to Christmas find below 24 ethical tips and eco ideas to ensure you â€˜offsetâ€™ your increase in consumption and do your bit during the festive seasonâ€¦ please feel free to add your own ideas and tips in the comments below â€“ weâ€™ll offer a prizeÂ for the most eyecatching and relevant tip that we receiveâ€¦ The winner will receive two of our lovely Christmas Stockings!
San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom today announced that Nissan would be bringing its all-electric LEAF, to the Bay Area market in 2010. Speaking on behalf of the Bay Area Electric Vehicle (EV) Corridor program, Newsom said Nissan will work with San Francisco and the Bay Area to promote and build-out an EV charging infrastructure, including development of a streamlined process for customer install...
If you're looking for handmade arts and crafts from over 150 vendors and to support local and small businesses this holiday season, visit the Renegade Craft Fair, a DIY event featuring indie-craft and contemporary design talents. They just wrapped up shop after a great weekend in Chicago and are coming to San Francisco on December 19 and 20. It's free to attend--and crafts won't break the bank-...