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This Week: Walk and Roll to School This Wednesday

Posted By Robert Prinz On October 1, 2012 @ 1:42 pm In Livable Streets Events | No Comments

This week Bay Area kids walk and roll to school, city planners show the draft Green Connections network plan, and the SF Bike Party heads out from the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival.

Here are all the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar [1]:

  • WednesdayWalk and Roll to School Day [2]. An anticipated 8,500 students from 55 San Francisco schools will join others from around the Bay Area and the world for this celebration of active transportation. Find out if your school is signed up here [3].
  • Also WednesdayGreen Connections Open House [4]. Take a look at the draft network [PDF [5]] for the Green Connections project. Staff from the SF Planning Department will be fielding public input on the plan, which is aimed at building a network of priority green streets for walking and biking between the city’s parks and waterfronts over the next twenty years. 5:30 p.m.
  • ThursdayGreenbelt Alliance Healthy Communities Forum: Great Streets (San Jose) [6]. Allan Jacobs, professor emeritus of city and regional planning and urban design at UC Berkeley, leads this discussion about the “world’s best streets and the characteristics that make them great.” This event takes place in San Jose. 5:30 p.m.
  • FridaySF Bike Party: Hardly Strictly Bike Party [7]. Pack your banjo and take a ride with the Bike Party crew after the Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival winds down in Golden Gate Park on Friday. 8 p.m.

Keep an eye on the calendar for updated listings. Got an event we should know about? Drop us a line [8].


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[1] Streetsblog calendar: http://sf.streetsblog.org/category/events/

[2] Walk and Roll to School Day: http://sf.streetsblog.org/2012/09/10/walk-and-roll-to-school-day-2012/

[3] here: http://sfsaferoutestoschool.org/2012/09/21-schools-signed-up-for-walk-and-roll-to-school-day/

[4] Green Connections Open House: http://sf.streetsblog.org/2012/09/26/green-connections-open-house/

[5] PDF: http://www.sf-planning.org/ftp/files/Citywide/green_connections/GC_Wkshp2-3_Network_1.pdf

[6] Greenbelt Alliance Healthy Communities Forum: Great Streets (San Jose): http://sf.streetsblog.org/2012/09/30/greenbelt-alliance-great-streets-with-professor-allan-jacobs/

[7] SF Bike Party: Hardly Strictly Bike Party: http://sf.streetsblog.org/2012/09/30/sf-bike-party-hardly-strictly-bike-party/

[8] Drop us a line: http://sf.streetsblog.org/suggest-event/

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