BART Board Meeting: Lifting Rush-Hour Bike Blackouts

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From SFBC:

For decades, the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition has worked to make it easier for you to bring your bike on BART. Finally, on Thursday, May 23rd the BART Board of Directors will vote on lifting the Rush-Hour Bike Ban and we need you to speak out. Dozens of Bay Area residents are needed to speak up and show support. Secure Bike Valet will be provided by the East Bay Bicycle Coalition (EBBC). To RSVP or for more info: marc@sfbike.org

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