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DPW to Re-Pave a Major Stretch of Market Street This Weekend

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The outer lanes of Market Street will be re-paved between Van Ness Avenue and Sixth Street this weekend, the Department of Public Works announced today. The work is scheduled to start on Friday at 7 p.m. and finish within 24 hours. “This will be a major improvement to the city’s most important bicycling street,” said SF […]

Better Market Street Project Announces Citizen Advisory Committee

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Mayor Newsom and Blick’s Edward Ogorzaly. Photo: Mayor’s Press Office. On the same day San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom announced yet another intervention along central Market Street aimed at rejuvenating the beleaguered section between 5th and Van Ness, the Department of Public Works (DPW) announced it was convening a citizens advisory committee (CAC) to help […]

PedalFest

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From EBBC: PedalFest is coming to Oakland on October 22nd: the EBBC co-presents a fun-filled day of cycling celebration The East Bay Bicycle Coalition is excited announce an incredible bike festival in Oakland: PedalFest. Pedalfest is a festival for the recreational rider and the seasoned cyclist, as well as the casual observer, showcasing what makes […]

Bike Tour of SF Sewers Plumbs Local Depths

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It was almost a year ago that San Francisco was surprised by a flash flood that swept up out of the sewer system into the streets. Geysers sprayed from manholes and gushed down into the subway, leaving intersections and tunnels nearly impassible beneath a mixture of rainwater and raw sewage. “People either don’t want to […]