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From Ocean Ave Association — Second Sundays on Ocean Ave event happening this Sunday, Aug 13th:

Back to School Fest at Unity Plaza

Ocean Avenue Association is thrilled to partner with Livable City and City College of San Francisco to bring you an extra special Second Sundays event: Back to School Fest at Unity Plaza.

The event will take place this Sunday, August 13th from 12:00pm – 5:00pm. Unity Plaza is located on Ocean Ave near Phelan.

There will be live music, a pop-up arts and crafts fair, and lots of City College staff to help residents registered FOR FREE for City College’s fall semester. RSVP on Facebook!

Unity Plaza Opening

Unity Plaza, during opening event, Oct 2016. Photo SFMTA.com.

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Meeting takes place at City College Multi-Use Building,  at Tuesday, July 25, 2017, 6:00 pm Full info here.

On the agenda (which is reproduced in full at end of this post) is the subject of changes planned for the Ocean Ave/I-280 interchange. PDF summary here. Images below are from this document.

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From https://www.sfmta.com/sites/default/files/agendaitems/2017/SFCTA%20I-280%20Interchange%2072517%20meeting.pdf

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The Balboa Reservoir Project is a very large proposed development that will impact life for residents in Sunnyside (more here). Housing and park space are planned for the now undeveloped land to the west of City College. The Community Advisory Committee (BRCAC) is an unprecedented new aspect of development in San Francisco–and a vital part of deciding what that project will look like going forward. You can be a part of that process–BRCAC meetings are open to all community members.

The next meeting of the Community Advisory Committee is Monday, February 13, 2016. More about the meeting here. It will be held at City College of San Francisco, Multi-Use Building, Room 140, 55 Phelan Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94112. 6:15pm. To contact Committee Chair Lisa Spinali, email  BalResCACChair@gmail.com.

The process for selecting a developer for the site has begun. Here’s the timeline:

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[Source: https://www.sfmta.com/news/press-releases/sfmta-weekend-transit-and-traffic-advisory. Notable change: projected date of Dec 24th for reopening Ocean Avenue between Geneva and San Jose. Click here for holiday weekend parking info.]

SFMTA UPDATE:  Balboa Park Station Improvement Project

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Now until Further Notice: The Balboa Park Station Area and Plaza Improvements project broke ground on February 29 to implement safety, accessibility and transit improvements around the Balboa Park Station. Weather permitting, construction work for the project is anticipated to last through December 2016.

Since Friday, November 11, eastbound Ocean Avenue between Geneva and San Jose avenues is closed and is scheduled to open on Saturday, December 24.

To accommodate the street closure, the following eastbound Muni routes have been rerouted to Geneva Avenue and stops in both directions are impacted.          (more…)

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The Balboa Reservoir Project is a very large proposed development that will impact life for residents in Sunnyside (more here). Housing and park space are planned for the now undeveloped land to the west of City College. The Community Advisory Committee (BRCAC) is an unprecedented new aspect of development in San Francisco–and a vital part of deciding what that project will look like going forward. You can be a part of that process–BRCAC meetings are open to all community members.

The next meeting of the Community Advisory Committee is Monday, December 12th 2016. More about the meeting here. It will be held at City College of San Francisco, Multi-Use Building, Room 140, 55 Phelan Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94112. 6:15pm. To contact Committee Chair Lisa Spinali, email  BalResCACChair@gmail.com.

The process for selecting a developer for the site has begun. Here’s the timeline:

brcac_developer_timeline_2016_09_12

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[From SF Gate: http://www.sfgate.com/bayarea/article/Construction-Near-Balboa-Park-BART-To-Reroute-10608666.php. To read archive of ‘Balboa Park Station’ posts on this site, enter that in search box on right.]

Construction Near Balboa Park BART To Reroute Buses, Close 280 On-Ramp

by Will Carruthers, Hoodline Updated 1:30 pm, Friday, November 11, 2016

Construction on a final series of pedestrian safety and infrastructure improvements near the Balboa Park BART station will begin on Friday, resulting in temporary stop changes for two bus routes, street closures, weekend closures of a northbound freeway on-ramp, and more.

In a blog post published Wednesday, Muni announced temporary changes to the 29 and 49 bus lines for the duration of the month-long construction project, which is focused on the Ocean Avenue and Highway 280 area.

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Two pie charts illustrating the difference between the Balboa Park Station and other stations by means of access. More people use transit to access Balboa Park (45 percent) than at other stations (15 percent). For most other stations, most individuals drive alone and park (35 percent), while at Balboa Park, only 7 percent drive alone and park. From SFGate.com

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From the City’s Office of Economic and Workforce Development — from the recent newsletter, Invest in Neighborhoods, San Francisco, November 2016:

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Are You Looking to Open a Small Food-based business? Here’s a Great Resource for You!

The launch of the Small Business Acceleration Program was announced by Mayor Lee along with Supervisor Katy Tang, the Office of Economic and Workforce Development, and the Office of Small Business. This pilot program is the first of its kind and provides direct services to those seeking to open small brick and mortar, food-based businesses in San Francisco by guiding them through the complex permitting process. “Small food and restaurant businesses are at the core of our City’s vibrancy.    (more…)

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