Livable Streets Events

This Week: PedalFest at Oakland’s Jack London Square

This week, SPUR hosts a talk on transforming SF’s alleys, the SF Bike Coalition kicks off its “Love Your Lanes” bike ride series, the San Jose Bike Party holds a luau, and the East Bay Bike Coalition brings PedalFest back to Jack London Square.

Here are all the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar:

  • TuesdaySPUR Forum: Up Your Alley: Small Streets to Public Spaces. Join a discussion with Dave Winslow of the SF Planning Department and Kevin Conger of CMG Landscape Architects about the “opportunities and pitfalls” of turning San Francisco’s alleys and small streets into pedestrian-scaled environments. 12:30 p.m.
  • Also TuesdayEBBC: Campaign Training for Yes on Measure B1. Help the East Bay Bike Coalition spread the word about Measure B1, Alameda County’s $7.8 billion transportation sales tax ballot measure which would provide billions for transit, bike, and pedestrian improvements over the next 30 years. 5:30 p.m.
  • ThursdaySF Planning Department: EcoDistrict Community Kick-Off. Join the SF Planning Department for a series of presentations focusing on EcoDistricts, “a sustainable development strategy that the city is employing in the Central Corridor plan area to accommodate growth while meeting environmental goals.” Noon.
  • FridaySFBC Love Your Lanes Celebration: Southeast. Join the SFBC on a bike ride through the city’s southeastern neighborhoods to celebrate the 22 miles of new bike lanes striped since the bike plan injunction was lifted two years ago. 5:30 p.m.
  • Also FridaySan Jose Bike Party: Luau Ride. Your grass skirt and coconut bra will never be more appropriate than on this Luau-themed ride through the streets of San Jose. 8 p.m.
  • Saturday: PedalFest at Oakland’s Jack London Square. The EBBC invites you to its 2nd annual PedalFest, the biggest East Bay bike event of the year, including a pedal-powered sound stage, bike acrobats, stunt teams, a whiskey-barrel velodrome, and more. Bring your bike aboard for a free ride on the SF-Oakland ferry. 11 a.m.
  • SundayWalk SF: Potrero Hill to the Blue Greenway: Grey to Green to Blue. Join WalkSF and the SF Parks Alliance to explore ways to improve pedestrian connections between Potrero Hill and the waterfront. 1 p.m.

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