Recent Streetsblog SF posts about MCBC

Marin Cycling Booster Shifts Gears After 13 Years

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Deb Hubsmith, a cycling zealot whose political savvy blazed many North Bay bike paths over the past 13 years, will step down as advocacy director for the Marin County Bicycle Coalition to focus on the national Safe Routes to School program she founded. Hubsmith will remain an advisor to the Marin coalition while handing off […]

Cal Park Tunnel Opening Ceremony Sees Hundreds of Cyclists

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Hundreds of joyous Marin County cyclists pedaled through the Cal Park Hill tunnel Friday afternoon as officials cut the ribbon on a $27 million holiday present that supporters hailed as a national model for green transportation. The 124-year-old railroad tunnel, sealed after a fire in 1990, connects the Larkspur Ferry landing to San Rafael, trimming […]

Landscapers Used Banned Pesticide on New Marin County Bike Path

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Photo: MCBC Marin County’s ribbon cutting and celebratory ride Monday in the Alameda del Prado bike lanes – a long-missing link in the county’s North-South bikeway – was followed by the revelation that landscapers used a weedkiller banned under the county’s strict pesticide law. The $950,000 project closed a mile-long gap between Ignacio Boulevard and […]

Talk of Bike Tax Riles Cyclists in Sausalito

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Photo: Bike and Roll San Francisco Talk of a one-dollar tax on rental bikes in Sausalito is fanning long-simmering tensions between the picturesque city and the local cycling community. While most cities in the San Francisco Bay Area complain there aren’t enough tourists, some Sausalitans have the opposite concern – too many tourists riding rented […]