Saturday, September 19, 2020

Tag: Cars

Protest caravan demands hotel rooms for homeless

The streets around City Hall were filled with the sounds of cars honking, wooting, and chants of "housing is the cure!" on Friday evening as roughly 50 cars participated...

First sanctioned tent city opens in SF

San Francisco's first city-sanctioned safe sleeping site began operations yesterday afternoon. The site, referred to as the Safe Sleeping Village, has 50 spaces for tents to be pitched six...

New Music: 5 transporting mixes to get you through

An effective mix incorporates obvious and hazy ideas, all at once, put together in the most artful way. Maybe it's for that living room yoga class for one, the...

For taxi drivers, COVID is a brutal dilemma

“I can’t even afford to go to work,” said taxi driver Colin Marcoux, who has been driving a cab for over two decades. COVID has caused a sharp decline in...

Density, neoliberalism, and COVID

"There is a density level in NYC that is destructive. It has to stop and it has to stop now. NYC must develop an immediate plan to reduce density."...

Party Radar: Fault Radio helps DJs stream through quarantine

If, like me, you're "into" nightlife and music, your social media feed has flipped almost instantaneously into a multi-roomed nightclub, with DJs and musicians streaming live sets, friends recommending...

The virus of poverty

I was born into a deadly Virus No it wasn’t in the time of MERS, Ebola or Osiris -  It was a disease that kills- that colonizers pretends won’t make you...

Bayview Hunters Point tests its air

Although no rain fell in San Francisco in February for the first time since 1878, Dalila Adofo and Anthony Khalil of Greenaction have another element in mind: air. Joined...

Large crowd debates Valencia bike lanes

  On Monday night, the meeting room at  the City College Mission campus was packed as tightly as an N-Judah train during commute hours. The Municipal Transportation Agency had called...

Look! Up in the sky! It’s public art—with Premiere Jr.

I finally made it to Salesforce Park, a perfectly pleasant, perfectly sterile civic project atop the new Transbay Terminal. The downtown public space is billed as a "living roof"—the...