Posts Tagged ‘Steam Grate’

A Scene for Unpopular Mayor Ed Lee’s “Fix-It Team?” – What Do You See Here? – What Would You Fix Here?

Friday, June 24th, 2016

That’s a steam grate:

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Should Recology be driving and stopping their garbage trucks in the slow lane of inbound Market during the morning drive? Nope. (And the same goes for the street sweepers working on Market in the daytime – I’ve never seen that until this year.)

And are the “beautiful” obsolete “Pedmount” news racks helping here? What do you think. Is the advertising on them “beautiful?”

Anyway, people will see what they want to see…

Good Morning San Francisco! But Mind the New York-Style Steam Grate Sleepers on Market Street

Thursday, January 19th, 2012

Now this isn’t a steam grate per se, but when temps are in the high 30’s, the way they’ve been lately some mornings, you can actually see water vapor coming up from the sidewalk. That shows where the warm spots are.

And then if the commuters are quiet enough, you can sleep all morning:

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