Entries by asna

New Trash Cans In and Around the Park

In preparation for the grand re-opening of Alamo Square, the city has been busy replacing some of the trash cans on the perimeter of the park.  New trash cans will also be installed inside the park — coming soon! We encourage EVERYONE to pick up your trash when visiting Alamo Square and we have started a […]

Hayes Sewer, Water, and Paving Project Update 5/1/2017

On Tuesday April 18, 2017, the contractor began sewer main replacement work on Hayes Street between Laguna and Buchanan. Week of May 8, 2017 –  Crews are scheduled to commence water main replacement work at the Haight & Scott streets intersection. – The contractor will continue sewer main replacement work on Hayes Street between Laguna and […]


Park Greening Poster Contest

Deadline:  Saturday, May 6, 2017 Submit your design for our Park Greening Days by Saturday, May 6 to be considered.  We will select finalists to vote on! Guidelines: 8.5″x 11″ standard paper size — please include a white border since we will be running copies at a local print shop (we cannot print to the edge […]


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: […]


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 […]


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 […]


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, […]