SF Bicycle Coalition Rec Ride: Tour of SF Dump & Artist In Residence Program

"Join Recology SF for an eye-opening tour of San Francisco’s Dump and Transfer Station. The tour will include of a discussion about recycling and sustainability, a trip to the art studio to meet the current artist-in-residence, a stop at the Household Hazard Waste Facility, an unforgettable visit to the transfer station and finally a walk through the sculpture garden."

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This Week in Livable Streets Events

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Take it easy during the work week and prepare for an action packed, free-wheeling, rustic dining, advocacy supporting weekend. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Wednesday: SPUR Lunchtime Forum: New BART expansions. Guests from BART and VTA will discuss their goals and strategies for connecting South and East Bay hubs to the BART […]

Artist In Residence Dump Ride

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"For nearly 20 years, the Artist In Residence Program at SF Recycling & Disposal has been providing selected local artists with the opportunity to create art using materials gathered from San Francisco’s refuse. Join your fellow art-loving cyclists on a ride to the next artists’ reception, featuring the works of David Hevel and James Sansing."

Today’s Headlines

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Taxi Driver Hospitalizes 11-Year-Old on Bike Near 22nd Street Caltrain Station (CBS) Red-Running Driver Cited After Crashing Into Minivan, Sending it Into Shop at Battery and Pine (ABC) GG Bridge District Bus and Ferry Workers Could Announce Strike Today (SF Examiner) First Debate in BART Board Race Tonight (Exam); Caltrain Seeks Input on New Train Design (Exam) More […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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TODs, (quilting) bees and more are all on the livable streets calendar this week, plus a chance to tour the alleys of Chinatown (for free.) Here are the highlights: Tuesday: SPUR Lunchtime Forum: Designing TODs. Architect David Baker explores how transit-oriented developments serve as a mechanism by which residents are able to make changes to […]

Put it on the Street, A Look at Curbside Recycling

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Ever wonder where your garbage goes? This is the first stop on the way to the big land fill at Altamont Pass. (Editor’s note: this is the latest installment from contributor Chris Carlsson, The Nowtopian) At least once a week all of us in San Francisco schlep our garbage to the curb to be picked […]

Today’s Headlines

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BART Shooting Investigation Troubled From the Beginning (SF Gate) AC Transit Considers Raising Fares by 25 Cents (SF Gate, Coco Times) SF Mayor’s Train Box Statement Draws Concern from AC Transit President (SF Gate) Tesla Motors Dumps Plan to Build Auto Plant in San Jose (Merc) Envisioning a Future Interstate Rail Network (The Transport Politic […]