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This Week: Become an Ambassador for Bikes on BART

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On the calendar this week: your chance to train as an ambassador for BART’s Bikes on Board August pilot, SPUR makes the case for linking Silicon Valley and Hollywood with high-speed rail, and more. Here are all the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday: SF Land Use and Economic Development Committee Meeting. The committee will consider a […]

San Mateo County Drafts Business As Usual Transportation Plan

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Note the ‘call to action’ at the end of this post. City/County Association of Governments of San Mateo County (C/CAG) officials unveiled a draft update of the agency’s Countywide Transportation Plan [PDF], the first since 2001, at three community meetings last week. The new plan calls for billions of dollars in highway expansion projects [PDF] over the […]

SFPark Mission Bay Parking Planning Community Meeting

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From SFPark: The public is invited to join the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) at our second Mission Bay parking planning community meeting. We will discuss the revised plans for parking management in the neighborhood and gather public input. As Mission Bay evolves, we need to ensure that everyone on the road—cars, buses, bicycles, […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

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This week, the SF Planning Department kicks off its Green Connections Carnaval, the downtown bicycle parking ordinance goes before a Board of Supervisors committee, TransForm kicks off its regional Healthy Transportation Network, and more. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday: The SF Board of Supervisors Land Use and Economic Development Committee meets. On the […]
Caltrans District 4 Pedestrian and Bicycle Coordinator Sergio Ruiz talks to attendees at an open house on the district bike plan. Photos: Melanie Curry/Streetsblog

Caltrans District 4 Holds Community Workshop on Bicycle Plan

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For many years, cities have refused to consider bicycle and pedestrian improvements on or across state-owned highways—which frequently run right through cities. The stated reason is that Caltrans controls those streets and won’t allow changes that might slow or impede car traffic. That’s supposed to be changing. The recent California State Bicycle and Pedestrian Plan […]