Recent Streetsblog SF posts about Best Practices

SFMTA Drafting Design Standards to Streamline Innovative Bike Treatments

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The SFMTA is developing a new engineering guide for bike infrastructure that should help bring street designs like protected bike lanes to more San Francisco streets. Known as the Innovative Bicycle Treatment Toolbox, the guide promises to accelerate the city’s adoption of high-quality bikeway design treatments. “The Innovative Bicycle Treatment Toolbox creates standardized guidance for […]

How Bikes Make Portland Cool

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A mini-documentary out of Portland, Oregon showcases the vibrant bicycle culture the city enjoys, from “bike trains” of kids riding to school on traffic-calmed bike boulevards to a range of everyday people getting around by bike simply because it’s “accessible.” As San Francisco strives to be the most bike-friendly city on the west coast, we can […]

Danish Architect Jan Gehl on Good Cities for Bicycling

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Editor’s note: This is the final installment in our series this week featuring Danish architect and livable streets luminary Jan Gehl. The pieces are excerpts from his book, “Cities for People” published by Island Press. Donate to Streetsblog SF and you’ll qualify to win a copy of the book, courtesy of Island Press. Bicyclists represent […]