The Strange Transportation History of Golden Gate Park

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Transportation History Tour of GG Park (bike ride)

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Golden Gate Park is hewn from dunes and strange historical quirks. The first driver’s licensing program, the first reinforced concrete bridge, the socialite see-&-be-seen scene to show off thoroughbred horse & well-appointed buggy…Transportation history in the Park tells how our world has changed so rapidly.

Transportation History bike ride in Golden Gate Park

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We’ll tour Golden Gate Park using transportation history as our lens to examine how parks reflect the social patterns of a society. The park is where the first reinforced concrete bridge was built, the first drivers license issued (yes, in the whole world!) and other amazing twists of fate. We’ll bicycle to the remains of […]

Transportation History Geek-Out Bike Ride (EVENT FULL)

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From Thinkwalks: Join SF Bicycle Coalition co-founder, Joel Pomerantz, for a bike ride from the Wiggle to Golden Gate Park to see the history of Transportation in SF unfold. This is a 5 mile easy, relaxed pace ride from Duboce & Church to Ocean Beach. Provide your own bike. Pay what you like. (Free, with […]

ThinkWalks Rec Ride: Transportation History Geek-Out Ride

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From ThinkWalks / SF Bike Coalition: Join SF Bicycle Coalition co-founder, Joel Pomerantz, for a bike ride from the Wiggle to Golden Gate Park to see the history of Transportation in SF unfold. Please RSVP! This is a 5 mile easy, relaxed pace ride from Duboce & Church to Ocean Beach. Provide your own bike. Pay […]

Thinkwalks Transportation History Ride

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From Thinkwalks: Golden Gate park is a canvas on which the city’s ambitions were sketched. San Francisco was the first major city on the coast. We’ll discover many firsts in the Park because it was where ideas were tested. We’ll see where a major railroad came right into the park, where the suspension bridge was […]