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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 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. 

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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San Francisco Holiday Treat Winter Walk Returns, Photo: Scott Strazzante / The Chronicle

San Francisco Holiday Treat Winter Walk Returns

By Michael Cabanatuan, Transportation Reporter, San Francisco Chronicle |
Two blocks of Stockton Street near Union Square have been transformed yet again from a dusty subway construction site into a unique holiday destination.
Workers put the finishing touches on the Winter Walk and the Central Subway construction project on Stockton Street in San Francisco, Calif. on Monday, November 19, 2018. Photo: Scott Strazzante / The Chronicle

SF’s Stockton Street To Reopen Early 2019

By Joe Vazquez, KPIX TV reporter |
After more than six years serving as a pedestrian plaza, San Francisco’s Stockton Street will soon be turned back over to traffic by early 2019.

Expand Union Square efforts to address homeless

By Karin Flood |

As the steward of San Francisco’s most iconic area, Union Square Business Improvement District members know what it’s like to work to address San Francisco’s No. 1 and seemingly most intractable issue — homelessness.