The Madrina Group is a charitable 501(c)3 organization, working to make San Francisco's historic, industrial neighborhoods more healthy and livable through environmental education and urban planning initiatives.

Executive Director, Judy West is a geologist and real estate consultant, adding a grounded perspective to the public art and other educational programs of the organization.

Madrina Group, 499 Alabama, Studio #203, SF CA 94110, USA ,415-552-7558
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Links to Partners and Related Sites

The Mission Creek Bikeway – A collaborative effort to upgrade the historic transportation corridor along Mission Creek, at the crossroads of South of Market, the Mission and Potrero Hill. The route links pedestrian and bike networks through some of San Francisco’s rapidly growing east side. The Concept Plan has been approved by the SF Board of Supervisors. The Corridor was designated a connector trail to the regional Bay Trail The Bikeway is one of MTC’s Works in Progress.
(pg 48 describes the MCrk Bikeway)

Metropolitan Transportation Commission (MTC)

Rails-to-Trails Conservancy  - Creating healthier places for healthier people by building a nationwide network of trails from former rail lines and connecting corridors. Visit us online: National & California

SF Bicycle Coalition - The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition works to transform San Francisco's streets and neighborhoods into more livable and safe places by promoting the bicycle for everyday transportation.

The Neighborhood Parks Council - NPC is spearheading San Francisco’s Blue/Greenway, the southern section of the regional Bay Trail.

The San Francisco Bay Trail is a planned recreational corridor that, when complete, will encircle San Francisco and San Pablo Bays with a continuous 400-mile network of bicycling and hiking trails.—over half the Bay Trail’s ultimate length—have been completed.

San Francisco Beautiful whose sole purpose is to protect and enhance the city´s urban environment.

Permeable Landscapes as Neighborhood Treasures

 Alliance for a Clean Waterfront

Port of San Francisco

Bay View Boat Club

San Francisco Planning and Urban Research

Transportation for a Livable City

The Coastal Conservancy acts with others to preserve, protect and restore the resources of the California Coast. Our vision is of a beautiful, restored and accessible coastline.

Association of Bay Area Governments. (ABAG) is one of more than 560 regional planning agencies across the nation working to help solve problems in areas such as land use, housing, environmental quality, and economic development.

Project Artaud is one of the nations oldest artist run cooperatives.

Mari Eliza - Graphics and PR support

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Madrina Group Projects

Waterfront Kiosk
Panel 1 - The Bay Trail
Panel 2 - Mission Creek Corridor
Panel 3 - Historic Shorelines of SF
Panel 4 - Blue Greenway
Panel 5 - Mission Bay
Panel 6 - Pier 52
Panel 7 - SF Estuary
Panel 8 - SF Watershed

Art and Education
Natural History
Storm Water systems
Mission Creek Markers
Maps and Geography
Bikeways and Waterways
Mosaic Murals

Judy West
Environmental Education
Geologic and Seismic Assessment
Real Estate Planning and Entitlements