Newsletter: May 11, 2011 – Ask the Experts, Cool Infographic, and Photo of the Week
Reset Right Now: Featured News & Blogs
Our "Ask an Expert" Web Series is Back with Phil Ting and Jeanine Cotter!
Jeanine Cotter, CEO of Luminalt Energy Solutions, will join Phil Ting for a discussion about the future of solar in San Francisco and the importance of preserving our local solar incentive programs like GoSolarSF. RSVP on Facebook and tweet questions using #resetsf – we're listening!
Solar Panels and Our Economy
GoSolarSF has quadrupled the number of solar roofs in the city, created scores of new green jobs and has attracted nearly a dozen new solar companies to San Francisco. So why is the City proposing to cut such a successful program that is winning national acclaim as a model for a new green economy? Learn more here and sign the petition to save GoSolarSF today!
Buses Every Ten Seconds During Peak Hours?
While MUNI is still working on getting buses to show up every ten minutes, one city in China has buses arriving every ten seconds during peak hours. San Francisco voters approved Prop K over seven years ago to build dedicated bus lanes, yet we are still years from beginning service on BRT lanes on Geary and Van Ness. Why is MUNI in constant struggle? Read more.
San Francisco Puts Its Stamp on Green
San Francisco has always been known for leading the way on the green economy. So it is only fitting that when the U.S. Post Office decided on a series of ‘green’ Earth Day stamps this year they commissioned a San Francisco artist. Noe Valley resident Eli Noyes designed all sixteen stamps that illustrate simple ways to reduce environmental impact.
Check it out here.
Photo of the Week Contest!
At Reset San Francisco, we not only encourage residents to discuss important local policy issues, but we also want to rave about what makes our city great. That's why we launched our Photo of the Week contest. Submit your entries to firstname.lastname@example.org and stay tuned for our weekly winners!
Stay tuned for more events in your neighborhood!
Our "Ask an Expert" web series is back! Tune in tomorrow as Phil Ting discusses solar energy with two leading experts. RSVP and submit your question today.
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