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SFBC Bicis del Pueblo Bike Build Convivio

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From SFBC: Bicis for the people, People Organizing to Demand Environmental (PODER) and the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition are teaming up to make City reclaimed bikes availble to community members. Volunteers will be on hand to teach repair and bike safety skills. Bicis del pueblo is part of a series of skillshares aimed at restoring […]

SFBC: Earth Day SF With SFBC Convivio

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From SF Bike Coalition: Celebrate Earth Day in the Heart of San Francisco, the “Greenest City in North America.” New this year, in collaboration with community groups around the City, the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition has been organizing a series of skill-share Convivios aimed at encouraging at-risk youth and working-class immigrants to get in the […]

Today’s Headlines

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Repealing Sunday Parking Meters: Matier and Ross Still Miss the Point on Turnover (SFGate) 91-Year-Old Woman Dies After Being Hit by Cement Truck in Lower Pac Heights Last Week (SFGate) Rainbow Crosswalks on Castro? City Asks Residents to Weigh in on Design (BAR, ABC) Proposals for Haight-Ashbury Streetscape Plan to Be Shopped at Meeting This […]
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The Philadelphia Bike Story

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Of U.S. cities with more than a million residents, the one where people bike the most is Philadelphia. In 2012, the U.S. Census estimated Philadelphia’s bicycle commute rate at 2.3 percent [PDF], higher than Chicago (1.6 percent) and New York (1.0 percent). It’s just about always been that way. That comes as a surprise to many people, since Philadelphia doesn’t have […]