SPUR Walking Tour: Hidden History of Market Street

From SPUR:

Join the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition for a trip down Market Street—and memory lane. We will travel the busiest bike route west of the Mississippi River from the Ferry Building to the Castro, stopping along the way to learn about some of the more interesting, bizarre and historic sites. Bring your own bike!

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From the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition: Join David Baker, FAIA, David Baker Architects; Paolo Cosulich-Schwartz, SF Bike Coalition; Ben Grant, SPUR; and Alison Sant, Studio for Urban Projects, for a panel discussion focusing on the major changes along the Market Street corridor. You will have a chance to hear from the city’s leading experts on transportation, architecture, and city […]

SPUR Forum: New Vehicle on the Block

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From SPUR Wednesday, July 10, 2013, 12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m. Image courtesy Flickr user Pineapples101 Bay Area entrepreneurs are creating the next generation of urban vehicles — and they don’t fit into existing categories like “bike” or “car.” Two of these companies, Ryno and Lit Motors, will present their new vehicles, their market and how they fit into […]

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Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday tonight! Mission Community Hearing. Supervisor David Campos and the SFMTA are holding a public hearing about tweaking the design of the Mission Street Red transit-only lanes. This is in response to complaints by local merchants that the lanes are hurting their bottom lines. SFMTA and the […]