The 7th annual Pedalfest in Jack London Square took place on Saturday, and was packed with bikes and bike lovers of all stripes. Presented by Bay Area Bicycle Law and Drake’s Brewing, Pedalfest is billed as Bike East Bay’s celebration of cycling, family, food, and fun. An amphibious bike race set the tone: homemade bikes […]
Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday/tonight! Bicycle Advisory Committee. The committee meets monthly to consider bicycle transportation projects and policies to make recommendations to the Board of Supervisors, the SFMTA, and other City and County agencies. Monday/tonight! July 24, 6:30-7:30 p.m., City Hall, Room 408, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, San Francisco […]
Muni Closes Subway, Tests New Trains (SFExaminer, SFBay) Central Subway Won’t be Ready for Warriors (SFChron) More on Caltrain Groundbreaking (EastBayTimes, SFGate) Will High-speed Rail Turn Fresno into San Jose Suburb? (EastBayTimes) Will Gas Tax Fund High-speed Rail? (EastBayTimes) Plans for 17th and Mission (Curbed, SFWeekly) Dogpatch Developer Cuts Number of Affordable Units (SFExaminer) Is […]
“Some people hate trains,” joked Governor Jerry Brown, at this morning’s groundbreaking ceremony for the Caltrain electrification and modernization project, at the Millbrae Caltrain station. The audience of business leaders, well-known politicians, Caltrain staffers, high-speed rail people, and many others involved in the project laughed. “I didn’t say the majority!” Brown recalled riding the Daylight […]
This week's guest is Lee Einsweiler of Code Studio in Austin, Texas. We talk about all things land use and zoning -- what goes into a land use code, the approaches to zoning in different countries, and of course the dreaded topic of parking.