Let’s Make the Shared Spaces Program Permanent

The pandemic fundamentally changed almost every aspect of our daily lives. It forced us to respond quickly, and here in San Francisco it also forced our local government to make quick decisions and implement them, instead of relying on the seemingly endless process of bureaucracy and appeals. Finally, we learned what we can do for the people of the City when we move fast.

  • 33% are immigrant-owned small businesses,
  • 33% identify as minority owned,
  • 84% of operators said that the Shared Spaces Program allowed them to reopen under public health directives,
  • 80% said the program allowed them to avoid permanent closure, and
  • 94% of operators said they would continue to operate an outdoor Shared Space even once allowed to operate indoors.

45th Mayor of the City and County of San Francisco

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