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Nightlife and New Tech: The State of the SF Music Scene

nightlife and new tech music scene poster

On Tuesday, February 4th, the Office of Economic Workforce Development joined with the San Francisco Entertainment Commission and WillCall to host the second in our “Nightlife and New Tech” series of events. A packed house of attendees joined a panel of music and tech insiders for a lively discussion about the state of the music scene in San Francisco. You can listen to the full audio of the event below.

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SFMTA study on late night transportation

Muni at night

The ability to efficiently travel to and from bars, restaurants, nightclubs and live music venues at night is critical to the economic well-being of the nightlife and entertainment industry, the safety of nightlife patrons, and the health of the neighborhoods where nightlife establishments are located.

On Friday, September 20, 2013, SFMTA conducted a survey on late night transportation in conjunction with the San Francisco Entertainment Commission and the Office of Economic and Workforce Development of nightlife patrons arriving at several nightlife establishments on Polk Street between Bush Street and Sutter Street to assess patrons’ current late night transportation practices. The survey polled 120 people about how they arrived at Polk Street and how they intended to leave later that evening.

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