San Francisco Department of Public Works

San Francisco Trying To Keep Up With Damage From December DownpoursAs the Bay Are gets a break Saturday from rainy weather, the city of San Francisco is getting a better picture of the damage done during December’s downpours.
San Francisco Rolls Out Portable Bathroom Program In Tenderloin To Curtail Human Waste On StreetsIn an effort to reduce the amount of human and animal excrement on the city’s streets, the San Francisco’s Department of Public Works will be begin a six-month pilot program on Tuesday that provide three portable bathrooms in the Tenderloin.
Traffic Light Installed At SF Corner Where Teen Was Killed In Suspected DUI CrashA new traffic beacon installed at the corner of Sloat Blvd. and Forest View Dr. is the first of its kind in San Francisco and only the second in the state.
Parking Crackdown Targets San Francisco Food TrucksFood trucks in San Francisco's Financial District will soon have to follow the same parking rules as everyone else, following new regulations that became law last month.
ConsumerWatch: San Francisco Homeowners Asked To Trim Trees, Some Face FinesRecently, the City of San Francisco has placed the care of trees along sidewalks, also known as street trees, in the hands of residents. For some property owners, the move has proved costly.
SF Sidewalk Cleaners Can't Keep Up With The Call Of NatureSan Francisco has been trying to clean the stench of urine from its streets, an aroma that in several neighborhoods serves as a daily reminder of the failure of a quality of life law passed more than a decade ago.
SF Market Street To Get $700K Re-Paving Job; 1st In 30 YearsThe stretch of San Francisco’s Market Street from 6th Street to Van Ness Avenue is getting re-paved this weekend starting Friday night.
Diseased SF Embarcadero Palm Trees Will Be Costly To ReplaceDozens of the palm trees San Francisco planted after Loma Prieta to evoke feelings of California dreaming along the Embarcadero have been dying a slow death, a city official said Thursday.
San Francisco Supervisor Seeks App To Keep Drivers From Being TowedHaving your car towed in San Francisco is a pricey proposition. Supervisor David Chiu has asked the San Francisco Police Department, the Department of Public Works and transportation officials to help find ways to prevent drivers from being towed.
Great Highway $7.3M Facelift Begins; Roadway To Remain OpenThe Great Highway is getting re-paved as part of a $7.3 million improvement project, but will only be partially shut down for traffic.
San Francisco Anti-Graffiti Crews Busy Cleaning Up Illegal Ads For Graffiti DocIllegally posted advertisements for a documentary about anti-graffiti vigilantes were keeping anti-graffiti crews from the San Francisco Department of Public Works busy.
Ed Reiskin Named To Head SF Municipal Transit Agency San Francisco public works director Ed Reiskin will be shifting gears in his new role as executive director of the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency.
Shine A Light On The Holiday Season With ‘Giving Tuesday’
Food For Families Drive

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