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The USBID continues to provide clean and safe services to the district under the City & County of San Francisco’s Shelter-In-Place policy, as BID services have been deemed essential. Please note that during this time, many stores and restaurants in Union Square may have temporarily updated their business hours extended through at least May 3rd.
 
To report a clean or safe incident, please contact Member Services at 415-781-4456 or cleanandsafe@unionsquarebid.com. Member Services are available 6:30am–10:30pm daily.

To report an overnight safety incident between 10pm–6am, please contact Legion Security's dispatch number at 415-724-2909. Stay safe, stay healthy, keep washing your hands, and 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.