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The USBID continues to provide clean and safe services to the district under the City & County of San Francisco’s updated Shelter-In-Place policy. For more information about curb-side pick-up, click here.

Cleaning & Safety Services
[Effective 6/04/2020] Member Services is now resumed to 6:30am – 10:30pm daily, with Overnight Security Services available between 10:00pm – 6:00am.  Clean and safe ambassadors will operate between 5:30am – 11:30pm. Pressure washing and the ATLV will operate between 9:00pm – 5:30am daily. To report a clean or safe incident between 6:30am – 10:30pm, please contact Member Services at 415-781-4456 or cleanandsafe@unionsquarebid.com. To report a safe incident between 10:00pm – 6:00am, please contact Legion Security at 415-724-2909 and mention your membership with the USBID. 

COVID-19
The City & County of San Francisco is currently in Phase 2a of the re-opening plan. Business hours may be affected. Please check local listings. Retailers open for touchless shopping and restaurants open for take-out are available. Continue practicing social distancing and maintaining property safety protocols like hand washing and wearing a facial mask. We look forward to seeing you soon. For on-going San Francisco alerts, text: COVID19SF to 888-777.

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Union Square at a Crossroads

By Katie Burke |
The shopping district is likely to look very different in five years — if the City cooperates.
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Cryptocurrency billionaire funds SF-wide web of cameras to help fight crime

By Maureen Kelly |
Privately owned security camera networks are spreading across San Francisco and many of them are paid for by a local cryptocurrency mogul. The Union Square BID's security camera program has become the model for other neighborhoods in San Francisco to help crack down on crime on our streets.
Recovered electronics displayed at a news conference

$2.5 million in stolen goods recovered in unprecedented bust of SF fencing operation

By Evan Sernoffsky |
With the help of the Union Square Business Improvement District's security camera network, law enforcement officers from agencies across California busted a multimillion-dollar fencing operation that was amassing piles of valuable items ripped off in auto burglaries and retail thefts in San Francisco.
“Winter Walk SF” Union Square’s Pop-Up Holiday Plaza | 2018, Fun Cheap SF

“Winter Walk SF” Union Square’s Pop-Up Holiday Plaza | 2018

By Fun Cheap SF |
Union Square’s Winter Walk will once again make the holidays brighter by transforming Stockton Street between Geary and Ellis, which is adjacent to Union Square Park, into 17,000 sq ft of open green space and a pedestrian-only holiday pop-up plaza.

 

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