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Thinkwalks: Outside Lands Tour

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From Thinkwalks: The Outside Lands were the dune areas beyond San Francisco’s original borders, thought to be a wasteland. Now it’s one of the nicest places in town. Come join a two-mile walk from the Haight, where streets are named after the members of the original Outside Lands Committee, to the Museums area in Golden […]

Water Wallking Laguna Honda by Thinkwalks

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How is this creek valley different from all others in San Francisco? How did the water get here? And where does the water disappear to? Topics covered on this walk: First water transport aqueduct to bring outside water, history of the abandoned reservoir and former Lake Honda, evidence for and against sewage ponds along the […]

Outside Lands Bike Cruise in Golden Gate Park

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Come learn the history of the Park, formerly part of the Outside Lands. The term “Outside Lands” became popular when a music festival took the name, but what did it originally mean? We’ll ride from site to site, within Golden Gate Park, in a freeform discussion of history, culture and urban expansion. We’ll celebrate the […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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This week, learn about the city’s Outside Lands, help develop the city’s response to the Sustainable Communities Strategy, see a vision from some residents for the northeast waterfront, ride out in your favorite color at the East Bay Bike Party, and enjoy Golden Gate Park and Ocean Beach free of cars. Here are the highlights […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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This week, TransForm introduces a new building certification system for transportation impacts, and SF historian Chris Carlsson leads a political tour of Market Street. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday: The SF Transit Riders Union Meets. San Francisco mayoral candidate Terry Baum joins the SFTRU tonight to present her plans for improving transit. 6 pm. […]