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Parklet & Plaza Impact Studies

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SF Greatstreets (a project of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition) organized the first-ever impact studies of parklets between 2010 and 2012.  These early studies looked at the first parklet on Divisadero Street; and subsequently parklets in three different neighborhoods throughout San Francisco.  They also studied the economic impacts of Powell Street Promenade in Union Square.

Download the following reports: Divisadero Trial Impact Report (Liza Pratt, Sept 2010) Initial Conditions Summary (Liza Pratt, April 2011) Parklet Impact Study, (Liza Pratt, January 2012).


Opportunity Mapping: San Francisco Parklets & Plazas. By Gene Stoman.

“Parklet Impact Study” (Pratt et al, San Francisco Great Streets, August 2011)

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Opportunity Mapping: San Francisco Parklets & Plazas. By Gene Stoman.

“Divisadero Trial Parklet Impact Report” (Pratt et al, San Francisco Great Streets Project, March 2010)

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Opportunity Mapping: San Francisco Parklets & Plazas. By Gene Stoman.

“Walking Dollars:  A study of the pedestrian traffic and behavior on select blocks of Powell, Stockton and Geary Streets near Union Square in San Francisco, California.” (Union Square Association Business Improvement District and the San Francisco Great Streets Project,  December 2009)

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Opportunity Mapping: San Francisco Parklets & Plazas. By Gene Stoman.

“17th Street Trial User and Perception Analysis.” (San Francisco Great Streets Project, July 2009)

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