Three big urban planning moves that could transform San Francisco.
Replacing I-280 with a surface boulevard would create many opportunities for improvement, including the creation of new green spaces that would help to link many neighborhoods together.
Put high-speed rail and Caltrain underground
Big Move #2:
Tear down I-280 and replace it with a surface boulevard
Big Move #3:
Redevelop the Caltrain railyards
read more: SPUR’s report in the Urbanist, Issue 524 • June 2013.
previously: Ben Caldwell, a masters student at UC Berkeley’s Dept. of Urban Design, has a project analyzing the removal of the 280 Fwy. In place of the freeway, he proposes a new gracious Potrero Boulevard. 13.02.13.