Recent Streetsblog SF posts about Bicycling

Riders heading north on Valencia enjoy relative safety--at least for one block--thanks to the latest protest. All photos Streetsblog/Rudick unless otherwise indicated

Push Continues to Fix Valencia

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Yesterday evening, some thirty bicycle advocates in yellow t-shirts again cordoned off a section of Valencia Street’s Uber drop-off zone (also known as the bike lane) in the Mission, between 18th and 19th. The protest was very similar to past efforts, which you can read about here and here. As with the past two protests, […]
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

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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 […]