This Week in Livable Streets Events
Speak up for a better CityPlace, hear about congestion pricing modeling and advocacy and end your week enjoying car-free streets as Sunday Streets takes a new route through Western Addition. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar:
- Tuesday: Transport economist, environmental activist and Streetsblog contributor Charles Komanoff joins SPUR for a presentation and discussion about the traffic-analysis model he created measuring “the impact of congestion tolls and transit fares on New York City traffic speeds, gridlock costs and agency revenues at different times of day.” 12:30 p.m.
- Tuesday: Livable City and Walk SF are urging folks to turn out for the Board of Supervisors meeting to support a better CityPlace by testifying against the “excessive and unnecessary” parking the project has requested.” SF City Hall, Main Chamber. 2 p.m.
- Tuesday: SFMTA Pedestrian Safety Advisory Committee meeting. The Pedestrian Safety Advisory Committee is the official public representative to the Board of Supervisors on pedestrian issues. The public is encourage to attend. 5:30 p.m.
- Wednesday: SFBC Phone banking night. Join the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition to call lapsed members with friendly reminders to renew their memberships: “Come share in the fun. The more the merrier! We supply dinner and good company.” 5 p.m.
- Thursday: Join SPUR for a briefing on the Center for Transit Oriented Development’s recent report declaring “that transit planning should focus primarily on connecting people to regional employment centers.” With Dena Belzer and Sujata Srivastava from Strategic Economics and Jeff Wood from Reconnecting America. 12:30 p.m.
- Sunday: Sunday Streets visits the center of the city, with a route that travels through the Western Addition, North Panhandle, Fillmore, and Japantown neighborhoods. Activities include free bike rentals and repairs, kid’s bike safety programs, fitness, yoga and dance programs for all ages, pet programming and information, live performances and skating rink with free skate use. 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Keep an eye on the calendar for updated listings. Got an event we should know about? Drop us a line. Also, we’re looking someone to help us keep the Livable Streets calendar up to date. Small stipend involved. Interested? Email firstname.lastname@example.org.