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BART Board Meeting: Lifting Rush-Hour Bike Blackouts

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Agenda [PDF] 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 […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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Get to know your fellow livable streets enthusiasts at multiple mingling events this week, and work off the Thanksgiving feast with a smooth road ride. Here are the week’s highlights: Tuesday: SFBC Volunteer Phone Banking. No cold calling, just simple reminders to lapsed SFBC members that their membership is expired. Come share in the fun. […]

Two Local Bicycle Advocacy Groups Honored With National Awards

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Not to be outdone by the movie industry’s much-ballyhooed awards season, The Alliance for Biking and Walking, a North American coalition of 140 bicycle and pedestrian organizations, recently announced its 2010 Advocacy Awards and two of the winners are from the Bay Area. Walk Oakland Bike Oakland (WOBO) received the 2010 Campaign Award for its […]

Panel Asks: How do We Get More Diversity in Bike Advocacy?

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Yesterday evening, the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition (SFBC) held a discussion about diversity as part of its “Bike Talks” series at the Sports Basement Grotto on Bryant Street. Janice Li, Advocacy Director for SFBC, moderated a panel comprised of Lateefah Simon, President of the Akonadi Foundation, Tamika Butler, Executive Director of the Los Angeles County […]

Bay Area Set for Its Biggest Bike to Work Day Yet

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Bicycle coalitions around the Bay Area will be rolling out the red carpet for bike commuters for the 17th annual Bike to Work Day (BTWD) this Thursday with energizer stations, commuter convoys, after parties, and other fun events. As cycling continues to grow throughout the Bay Area, bicycle advocates and city officials are expecting it to be the biggest […]