"Writer Jeff Mapes comes to SF to discuss Pedaling Revolution, his new book tracing the growth of bicycle advocacy, examining the environmental, safety, and health aspects of cycling, and exploring the growing bike culture that is changing the look and feel of cities, suburbs, and small towns across North America. Read David Byrne’s review of Pedaling Revolution in the NY Times."
East Bay Bicycle Coalition and Institute of Urban and Regional Development/University of California Transportation Center are pleased to host author Jeff Mapes to discuss his book, Pedaling Revolution: How Cyclists Are Changing American Cities. The book explores the growing urban bike culture that is changing the look and feel of cities across the U.S. Not […]
This is a week of stimulating conversation and rewarding volunteerism in the Livable Streets calendar, with a fascinating recycling plant tour to round things out. Here’s a taste of what’s in store. Monday: INFORUM: San FranCyclo, The Wheel World. The Commonwealth Club is presenting a conversation on the state of bicycling in San Francisco. The […]
This week’s Streetsblog Calendar starts off with a visit from one of the Livable Streets movement’s top luminaries, and ends with ice cream. Here are the week’s highlights. Tuesday: Sunday Streets to Great Streets: Enrique Peñalosa. Enrique Peñalosa will speak at a public forum about the future of San Francisco’s streets. Peñalosa is the former Mayor of […]
GM, Once the World’s Biggest Automaker, Files for Chapter 11 (NYT, NYT)(SF Gate) PJ O’Rourke Pines for Days When Driving Made Him Feel More Powerful Than Genghis Khan (WSJ) What Will Happen to America’s Appetite for New Cars? (NYT) Examiner Argues Union Work Rules at BART and Muni Outdated and Too Expensive MTA Board Looks […]
While Streetfilms was in Copenhagen for the Velo-City 2010 conference, of course we wanted to showcase its biking greatness. But we were also looking to take a different perspective then all the myriad other videos out there. Since there were an abundance of advocates, planners, and city transportation officials attending from the U.S. and Canada, […]
Ray LaHood "Alarmed" by Lobbying Effort to Reframe Distracted Driving Debate (NYT) Temporary Transby Terminal Set to Open on August 7th (SF Gate, SF Business Times) Sen. Boxer Touts Doyle Drive Project as Jobs Booster in Campaign Event (SF Examiner, SF Gate) Jury Deliberations Delayed in Mehserle Trial (SF Gate) Calm Urged After Verdict (LAT) […]