Interested in your very own street tree? My apologies for the dearth of updates. Off-computer life has gotten very hectic lately, but I’m hoping to get the ball rolling again soon. Until then, you could always … plant a street tree? Though sometimes basic streetscape improvements get lost in the shuffle of more complicated issues, trees and greenery go a long way to creating a pedestrian-friendly environment that encourages people to forgo automobile use and savor the street environment instead. In addition to making a street more beautiful, pedestrians can take comfort in having a buffer that shields them from car traffic. And it’s always handy to have a few more carbon dioxide-consumers around. If you live in San Francisco and are hungry for your very own street tree, here is a handy 7-step protocol for how to do it, courtesy of the Neighbors Project.