Tenderloin Greenway Closer to Reality

A -era pub­lic space in San ’s Ten­der­loin Dis­trict is on its way to becom­ing a per­ma­nent fix­ture thanks to a $1 mil­lion grant from the San Fran­cis­co Coun­ty Trans­porta­tion Author­i­ty (CTA), reports Roger Rudick in Streets­blog San Fran­cis­co. The Gate Green­way con­vert lanes on one block of Gold­en Gate Avenue to a pub­lic park with spaces for pub­lic pro­gram­ming and engage­ment.

“The fund­ing will allow the Gold­en Gate Green­way, an oasis in the heart of the Ten­der­loin, to become per­ma­nent with major improve­ments, con­vert­ing the 100 block of Gold­en Gate Avenue from two to one lane of lim­it­ed traf­fic, and acti­vat­ing com­mu­ni­ty green spaces, sit­ting , and fam­i­ly play areas on both sides of the .” The project has “near unan­i­mous sup­port” from com­mu­ni­ty lead­ers and res­i­dents who worked with the depart­ment and local offi­cials to make the vision a real­i­ty, accord­ing to Rudick.

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