The Moscone Center Expansion Project wrapped up the public comment period for its draft environmental documents in June, and now it's looking for final certification and project approvals at tomorrow's Planning Commission hearing. As you recall, the expansion plans will increase usable space by 42 percent, repurposing existing spaces and adding more than 200,000 square feet above and below ground. In addition to upping the area, the project will also add two pedestrian bridges over Howard Street, plus new and improved public open spaces throughout. Observers have been concerned about bicycle circulation on Howard Street and pedestrian safety, but Planning staff think everything's covered. If the environmental doc gets approved, then the commission will move on to the meat and potatoes of actual project approvals.
· Downtown Project Authorization — Moscone Center [SF Planning]
· Previous Coverage of the Moscone Center [Curbed SF]