Sunday Streets San Francisco was such am overwhelming success this summer that Mayor Gavin Newsom announced the event will become a permanent fixture on the City’s calendar. From Streetsblog SF:
On the weekend eve of the final Sunday Streets of the year, Mayor Gavin Newsom announced that the seasonal events creating wide swaths of car-free space will become permanent in San Francisco.
“This Sunday’s event is the finale for 2009, but Sunday Streets will be back in 2010 with more routes, longer hours, more San Francisco neighborhoods and more programs at each event,” Newsom said in a statement. “We have created a new tradition in San Francisco that will improve our quality of life for years to come.”