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8 posts from November 2011


San Francisco Elections Information

San Francisco Elections InformationSan Francisco is holding elections on Tuesday, November 8. On Election day polls open at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. Voters are encouraged to confirm the address of their polling place by using the Poling Place Lookup tool.

Mayor Launches Mobile Application for City Government

MBL-center2Mayor Lee today launched a mobile application that can be used to quickly access key City information and services on a smartphone anytime, anywhere. The SFGov mobile app simplifies and streamlines City agency published online content.

The SFGov mobile application will make government more responsive and City services easier to access for all San Franciscans,” said Mayor Lee. “San Francisco is leading the way in creating innovative tools like the SFGov app. This, combined with our City’s Open Data Policy, is making San Francisco the true leader in Open Government and Gov 2.0.”

The application is available for iPhone, Android and can be accessed via a browser on any mobile devices. To download, install or access this and other mobile applications visit our Mobile Center - http://sfgov.org/mobile


Mayor Highlights Great Streets Program Expansion

Mayor Highlights Great Streets Program ExpansionMayor Edwin M. Lee today highlighted the expansion of the Great Streets Program during a tour of the Cesar Chavez Sewer and Streetcape Improvement project. The Great Streets Program was established to implement comprehensive public realm improvements in neighborhoods citywide and demonstrates best practices in planning and design by incorporating the needs of pedestrians, bicyclists, people with disabilities, motorists, and transit riders.

“Infrastructure improvements are vital to the modernization and economic growth of our world class City,” said Mayor Lee. “When we invest in infrastructure like our streets and sidewalks, we are putting people back to work, building strong neighborhoods and transforming our environment.” Read more.