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Four years after transferring responsibility for trees and sidewalks from the city to property owners, San Francisco Board of Supervisors proposed a ballot initiative to take it back. The initiative passed this November with a 79 percent majority, and included $19 million in funding from the City’s General Fund. This slideshow details the extent of the problems, and how the City plans to deal with them. The lesson: there are many different levers to move public policy. Explore all of them.

San Francisco Department of Public Works, 2017 View Resource
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