The Formation Committee has been conducting ongoing community outreach & engagement

  • Neighborhood Outreach Meetings (Ongoing)
    • 6 Block parties
    • 8 Open houses
    • One-on-one meetings
  • Merchant Outreach (Ongoing)
    • 40+ Door-to-door meetings
    • 2 ISMA-hosted meetings
  • Neighborhood-wide GBD Survey (April - May 2017)
    • Professionally-designed survey, courtesy of Boston Research Technologies 
    • Nearly 700 responses from residential & commercial property owners & tenants in the study area
  • Tabling at Farmers' Market & Flea Markets (April - May 2017)
  • Lincoln Way Roadside Displays (April - May 2017)
    • Support from a SF Vision Zero grant to create pop-up displays along Lincoln Way to highlight GBD & pedestrian safety goals
    • Displays took place during commute hours on weekdays & weekend mornings
  • Visioning Workshop (July 2017)
    • 40 participants in an interactive charrette to identify priority improvement projects for the neighborhood 
  • Monthly Formation Committee Meetings (Sept 2016 - Aug 2017)
    • Initial planning meetings to organize stakeholders and conduct outreach in order to determine feasibility of a GBD
    • On average, 10-15 participants per meeting 
  • Biweekly Formation Committee Meetings (Sept 2017 - present)
    • Forum for stakeholders of proposed district to weigh in on the development of the Management Plan
    • To date, 20-30 participants per meeting, representing residential & commercial property owners, tenants, institutions & City agencies
  • Media Coverage
    • Hoodline
    • Sunset Beacon
    • SF Examiner
    • NextDoor
    • Supervisor Breed's District 5 Newsletter

 

The GBD formation effort builds on prior outreach efforts in the neighborhood:

  • Inner Sunset Neighborhood Character Survey (November 2014)
    • Conducted by Tani Elliott, UC Berkeley graduate student. Received 250 responses.
  • 'Walk Arounds' at 9th & Lincoln (March - April 2016)
    • Conducted by ...; 25 participants 
  • 9th & Lincoln Way Design Charrette (May 2016)
    • Conducted by ...; 23 participants