Newsletter: May 18, 2011 – What’s Happening in San Francisco?
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Rally to Save GoSolarSF with Phil Ting & Sierra Club
Is New York City Taking the Lead as the Capitol of the Digital Economy?
New York City's Mayor Bloomberg has just unveiled the “Road Map for the Digital City: Achieving New York City’s Digital Future” – an impressive 65-page plan that highlights the city’s commitment to using technology to increase access, open government, civic engagement and support for the digital job sector. Read More
Watch the SFPark App Review on YouTube
SFMTA released a real-time parking app called SFPark, so that San Franciscans can stop circling and start parking. We wrote about the glitchy SFPark app when it launched – so we decided to hit the streets and test out the app for ourselves. Take a look. And don’t forget to tell us if it works for you. Watch the video now.
Did you miss last week's Ask an Expert with Phil Ting and Jeanine Cotter?
Last Thursday, Phil Ting and Jeanine Cotter discussed solar in San Francisco and GoSolarSF, the city's solar incentive program. The city is proposing to cut this successful green program by 40% – and we can only ask, "Why?" Watch the webcast and learn more about the discussion and our expert, Jeanine Cotter.
The Promise (and Importance) of Public Transportation
A new study by the American Public Transportation Association [APTA] says San Franciscans can save more than $1,100 a month and over $13,300 a year by opting to take public transportation instead of owning a car. With gas prices in San Francisco well over $4 per gallon (and in some locations approaching $5 per gallon), the potential for this kind of savings has never been more critical. Read more
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