The San Francisco Planning Department has launched a citywide survey seeking community feedback on potential design improvements to the Civic Center area. The survey is a component of the Civic Center Public Realm Plan, a citywide effort to develop a comprehensive, long-term vision for improvements to Civic Center’s plazas, streets, and other public spaces.
The primary goal of the Plan is to develop design and activation strategies that will help make Civic Center a more welcoming and inclusive public space for all San Franciscans. It will develop conceptual designs for Civic Center’s key public spaces – Civic Center Plaza, United Nations Plaza, and Fulton Street between Larkin and Hyde, and envision improvements to surrounding streets through improved pedestrian, transit, and bicycle facilities and streetscape amenities such as trees, paving and lighting. The project is an interagency effort managed by the San Francisco Planning Department, in partnership with San Francisco Public Works, San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, San Francisco Recreation & Parks, San Francisco Real Estate Division, San Francisco Public Utilities Commission, San Francisco Arts Commission, and the Office of Economic and Workforce Development.
The citywide survey is a digital adaptation of content and questions originally shared at the project’s first community workshop held in November 2017, and serves as a first step in the public realm plan design process in seeking community feedback on potential design improvements to the Civic Center area. Open to anyone with an interest in the future of the Civic Center’s public spaces and streets, responses from the survey will be used to help develop design alternatives for many Civic Center streets and public spaces. In spring of 2018, the City will host a second community workshop to share and get feedback on design alternatives.
The Civic Center Public Realm Plan Community Survey, available at www.civiccentersf.org, will be open through March 11, 2018. Paper versions and translated surveys are available upon request.