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SF’s Newest Car-Free Pathway Opening “Mansell Streetscape” | SF

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Saturday, February 4, 2017 - 10:00 am | Cost: FREE
Mansell Plaza | Mansell Street at Visitacion Avenue, San Francisco, CA

Event Details

SF Rec & Park Celebrates Opening of Mansell Streetscape, the First Project of its Kind in the City

SF Rec & Park will celebrate the opening of the Mansell Streetscape after a $7 million project to convert two lanes of vehicle traffic to permanent pedestrian and bicycle only pathways. This type of project is a first for San Francisco.

The ceremony will include a ribbon cutting as well as outdoor activities, face painting, and community outreach tables throughout the day. Bikes, pets, and kids are encouraged to join. The event will be held rain or shine.

An inaugural bike ride in partnership with Bicycle Coalition and Bicis del Pueblo will take place after ribbon-cutting

  • WHERE: Plaza on Mansell Street at Visitacion Avenue, McLaren Park, San Francisco
  • WHEN: Saturday, February 4 @ 10 a.m.

Why A Mansell Streetscape?

Mansell Street was conceived in the 1950’s as part of a never-completed cross-town freeway. By design, Mansell Street primarily serves motorized vehicles. The width of the traffic lanes and three different speed limits posted encourage speeding. Pedestrians have to walk on the street or climb over a guard rail and walk along an informal path to access different park facilities or to commute between neighborhoods. Bicyclists currently share the road with vehicles travelling at speeds up to 45 MPH, and public transit users have to wait on the street for a bus.

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Cost: FREE
Categories: *Top Pick*, Fairs & Festivals
Address: Mansell Street at Visitacion Avenue, San Francisco, CA