San Francisco

Geary Boulevard ped bridge coming down this weekend
Transportation
Mark Prado May 18, 2020
Pedestrian safety

The San Francisco pedestrian overpass at Steiner Street that spans busy Geary Boulevard below will be removed this weekend.

SF Central Subway project rolling along
Transportation
Mark Prado March 11, 2020
By Mark Prado

The San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority has shared a Central Subway project construction update via video.

Throwback Thursday: Two trips down Market Street, separated by 111 years
MTC
Mark Prado December 11, 2019

Just weeks prior to San Francisco’s devastating earthquake and fire of April 18, 1906, the Miles Brothers affixed a hand-cranked Bell & Howell camera to the front of a cable car, and filmed its journey eastward along Market Street from 8th Street to the Ferry Building.

Housing

How Big a House? So Much Depends Upon... Location, Location, Location

By Chirag Rabari
December Map of the Month

The latest Map of the Month from MTC Executive Director Steve Heminger looks at an often under-examined issue in housing policy: How big are the houses? As can be seen, the median square footage of a housing unit can vary widely depending upon the metro area. The San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward metropolitan statistical area, where the median square footage of a housing unit comes in at under 1,300 square feet, is on the smaller side. The largest median housing units are generally found in Southern metros, as well as the Denver-area in Colorado. Read More