"The San Francisco Bicycle Ballet was founded in 1996 by an old school bicycle rider and pals of the road. The Bike Ballet is performed to be viewed from above. The concept was originally based upon marching bands and swimmers-busby styley stuff. As the seasons continued- a firefly firework side look has evolved. The focus is on the beauty of the bicycle, its ride and the intermingling shapes of motion. Simply a treasure to behold!"
Celebrate the National Bike Greenway with the San Francisco Bicycle Ballet! Share the loveliness of San Francisco on this casual bike tour and meet some of the delightful people that make SF even more fun! Details & RSVP
How are cities preparing to deal with climate change? How is light rail working out for Santa Clara County? What does a bicycle ballet look like? These question and more answered in this week’s events. Here are the highlights. Tuesday: SPUR Lunchtime Forum: How U.S. cities are preparing for climate change. The Center for Clean […]
"Ride your bike to the American Conservatory Theater for tonight’s performance of The Tosca Project and let the SFBC volunteer Valet Bicycle Parking crew park your bike. This original dance-theater event explores a century in the life of North Beach nightspot Tosca Café, conjuring a world in which love, betrayal, and hope emerge from the […]
Michael Andersen blogs for The Green Lane Project, a PeopleForBikes program that helps U.S. cities build better bike lanes to create low-stress streets. Why don’t more cities escape the curse of bus-bike leap-frogging by putting bike lanes between transit platforms and sidewalks? Though “floating bus stops” and similar designs are being used in many cities, […]
The following story is being republished from the blog of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition. Grace Malizia is up early working on an assignment. “Mama,” Grace looks up at her mother, “How do you spell arena?” Grace is seven. In her first grade class at Spanish immersion school, she is learning about maps. On this […]
It’s not often that you get to take your idea of utopia out for a test ride. But that’s what I was lucky enough to do for seven months last year while on sabbatical in Amsterdam. After more than a decade of helping to build the vision of San Francisco becoming a world-class bicycling city, […]