Entries by asna

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Park Renovation Recap

At Monday’s meeting, we learned about the re-opening plans for Alamo Square.  We also learned how the funds were put together for the renovation project. The total cost of the project is $5,318,000.  This was put together from the following sources. Funding Sources: Public Utilities Commission / Grant: $1,618,000 2012 Clean and Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond: […]

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Wiggle improvements coming soon

SFMTA has updated us about the plans for the Wiggle Bicycle Route improvement project. The construction contract has been officially awarded, and SFMTA expects to give the notice-to-proceed to the construction contractor in mid-May.  Construction will conclude by the end of December. The bulbout construction at Fell/Scott will occur this summer.  The extra-large bulbout at Scott […]

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City work around Alamo Square

SFMTA on McAllister Bigger Buses for 5 Fulton Local Service SFMTA is adding more of the bigger 60-foot trolley buses to provide more room for riders on 5 Fulton local and 5-Rapid service.  https://www.sfmta.com/projects-planning/projects/5-fulton-rapid-project SFMTA’s plans for traffic lights and roundabouts for McAllister Street are going to be implemented this year as well. Neighbors spoke […]

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Bay to Breakers on Sunday, May 21, 2017

This year’s Bay to Breakers is scheduled for Sunday, May 21. Come hear about the plans for the race, and provide direct input to the race organizers.  We will have Eliote Durham, Bay to Breakers City Liaison, at our April 10 Alamo Square General Meeting, to present the plans and answer any questions you may […]

City plans: level the park to install playing field

It’s true. Residents were alerted to the plans to level the park when a keen-eyed neighbor, who is also an architect, noticed that renovation plans for Alamo Square included staircases that descended into the park.  Instead of leading up to the crest of the hill, the staircases were going down. The City’s plan, Measure D, […]

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ASNA 2017 Board of Directors Slate

The nomination committee of the Alamo Square Neighborhood Association has put together the following slate for the 2017 ASNA Board of Directors: Officers President: Gus Hernandez Vice President:  Katrina Jankowski Treasurer:  Carolyn Hanrahan Secretary:  Sunnylyn Thibodeaux Board Members at Large Ray Ali Bill Bonds Mallory Cusenbery Rachel Fishman LaVonne Hickerson Jason Jervis Bob Mason Owen […]

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How do we fund Alamo Square in 2017?

We need you in 2017! $15 may not seem like a lot. It’s a week’s worth of cups of coffee, a quick dinner, or perhaps the dry cleaning bill. It’s also what it costs to become a member of ASNA. Why would you give $15 (our basic membership), where does the money go, and how […]

ADA Restroom nears completion

In 2008, San Francisco passed a Park Bond that included funding for restroom renovation in order to bring San Francisco restrooms into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. As part of our park renovation project, Rec and Park put funds together from the 2008 and 2012 bond in order to fully fund both the […]

Park reopening pushed to Spring 2017

Rain over the past several weeks has slowed irrigation trenching and other earthwork, pushing the anticipated park reopening into the early spring. Fortunately, this winter’s ample rainfall has not only ended the drought in the Bay Area, but has also been tremendously beneficial to the establishment of the park’s new lawn and trees. Pathway repaving is now scheduled to […]