Soggy cycling volunteers move the Bike Kitchen, one posse seen here at 9th and Mission, Sun. Feb. 22. On Sunday, in a relentless rain that rarely stopped all day, several dozen die-hard enthusiasts rode their bicycles back and forth between the new Bike Kitchen at 650 Florida (back where it once was between Alabama and […]
I just spent a few days in Quito, Ecuador, a remarkably beautiful city of a couple million sprawling 40 kilometers north-to-south through a series of valleys and plateaus in the Andes, surrounded by snow-capped volcanoes and rugged green mountains. I interviewed Heleana Zambonino from Quito for Streetsblog a while back, and wanted to see for […]
Heleana Zambonino conducting a basic bicycling skills class at Sunday Streets in Guadalajara, Mexico, Sept. 2009. In Guadalajara last September I met dozens of cycling activists from around Mexico, and one remarkable woman from Quito, Ecuador, Heleana Zambonino. While riding in a big Critical Mass in Guadalajara, she told me about the cycling scene in […]
CBS5 Raises Questions About Police Costs for Critical Mass (Eye on Blogs) CHSRB Responds to Palo Alto Vice Mayor’s Call for Abolishment of High-Speed Rail Commish BART Moves Ahead with 20-Year Plan to Upgrade Aging Trains (SF Examiner) Professor Questions Whether Bay Area Toll Lanes Will Make Money (East Bay Express) LA Metrolink Agrees to […]
Yee’s Proposed Narration Ban for Some Tour Bus Drivers Moves Through Supes Committee (SFBay) Did Construction Steal Your Parking Space? Farrell and Cohen to the Rescue (SF Examiner) Chinatown’s Spofford Alley to Get Greener and More Water-Absorbent (SF Examiner) More on the SFMTA’s Daylighting at 80 Tenderloin Intersections (Hoodline) Woman Who Was Shot and Killed […]
This week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar.