With 2016 barreling to a finish, we started wondering how some of San Francisco's government agencies are preparing for the new year.
Are they celebrating big wins from the past 12 months? Considering how to avoid falling into specific traps again next year?
To start, we sent nine questions to San Francisco Public Works Director Mohammed Nuru, whose department handles a wide remit—including constructing and maintaining public facilities and keeping city sidewalks tidy—with a budget of more than $250 million a year.
Read on to hear where the city's next public toilet will be installed, where the infamous Haight Street infrastructure project currently stands, initial thoughts on what Donald Trump's presidency may mean for the city's aging infrastructure and more: