Recent Streetsblog SF posts about Bicycling

The city pumped some storm water onto the street to test the drainage and permeable surface. It worked perfectly and the water was drawn away immediately. Photo: SFPUC. All other photos Streetsblog/Rudick

Eyes on the Street: Holloway Green Street Project

| | 3 Comments
The San Francisco Public Utilities (SFPUC) cut the ribbon on its Holloway Avenue Green Street project today, which added permeable surfaces and cisterns for better storm water management on an eight-block stretch of this relatively calm residential street through the Ingleside neighborhood. The project, which the SFPUC says will “collect and treat 1.1 million gallons […]
A County Transportation Authority rendering of what Market Street will look like in the future.

Open Thread on the Better Market Street Plan

| | 29 Comments
The mainstream media was all over it: private cars to be banned from Market Street under the city’s “Better Market Street” plan. It will also have sidewalk-level protected bike lanes. For advocates in the safe streets community the design announced by the city this week is a major victory and a reason to celebrate. From […]