This Week in Livable Streets Events

This week, learn the untold history of Market Street, join a discussion about the future of federal transportation funding and then explore the rich labor history of San Francisco by bike. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar:

  • Tuesday: Learn about the unknown history of Market Street and how the past is helping to inform its re-envisioning and reconstruction in 2015 at this SPUR lunchtime forum. Presentation by Jeffrey Tumlin of Nelson/Nygaard. 12:30pm.
  • Tuesday: SFMTA Board meeting. Items on the agenda include action on streamlining the taxi medallion process and removing parking exemptions for city employees without SFMTA parking permits. 1pm.
  • Tuesday: The Board of Supervisors meets to consider a packed agenda. Items include a proposal by Supervisor John Avalos to consider the appointment of a successor mayor. 2pm.
  • Tuesday: In what promises to be a fascinating and lively discussion, TransForm hosts a TransForum to discuss the future of a new federal transportation bill. The talk will center on moving transportation funding away from highways and into policies that support walkable, bikeable, transit-friendly communities. Register now as these events due sell out. 5:30pm.
  • Wednesday: Metropolitan Transportation Commission meeting. Items include the allocation of $9.5 million in Transportation Development Act funds to the cities of Santa Rosa and Union City for transit operating and capital projects. 1:45pm.
  • Wednesday: Join Muni Diaries for a night of drinks and fun at SoMa Arts, which “will become a space for you to record your own Muni story for a digital story capsule.” 5pm.
  • Saturday: Join Chris Carlsson for a four-hour bike tour charting the labor history of San Francisco “from the pre-urban history of Indian Slavery to the earliest 8-hour day movement in the U.S., the ebb and flow of class war is traced.” 12pm.

Keep an eye on the calendar for updated listings. Got an event we should know about? Drop us a line.

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