Better Market Street http://kalw.org en Arriving at Market Street: how San Francisco's grand boulevard came to be http://kalw.org/post/arriving-market-street-how-san-franciscos-grand-boulevard-came-be <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Market Street begins, or ends – depending on how you see it – down by the bay. There’s a plaza here, Justin Herman, where Market almost hits the </span>Embarcadero<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p> Tue, 11 Sep 2012 00:10:48 +0000 Audrey Dilling 16456 at http://kalw.org Arriving at Market Street: how San Francisco's grand boulevard came to be Market Street gets a facelift http://kalw.org/post/market-street-gets-facelift <p></p><p>Around 250,000 people use Market Street every day— and in every way. They take the bus, ride BART, walk to work, shop... even live.</p><p>In 2016, Market Street, between Octavia and the Embarcadero, will be torn up and repaved. So city planners figure it’s the perfect time to reshape and re-imagine San Francisco’s main drag.</p><p>San Francisco’s transportation director Ed Reiskin says it’s a good opportunity for the city to do more than pour concrete.</p> Mon, 10 Sep 2012 23:05:07 +0000 Julie Caine & 16451 at http://kalw.org Market Street gets a facelift