Has the movement not been given its due?
This week, SPUR features a discussion on the importance of the arts and the future of the Bay Bridge, new and experienced cyclists match up in the East Bay, and get your spook on in the park this Halloween. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday: SPUR hosts a lunchtime forum to talk about […]
Last week, press outlets in the Bay Area and beyond hyped the occasion of the 20th anniversary of Critical Mass. Of course, it turned out to be one of the biggest rides ever (likely with the help of the media attention itself). Looking back, it’s clear that local attitudes toward Critical Mass — from the […]
This week’s events make Halloween seem like a long time ago, but it was only last Friday when Clarence Eckerson, on a west coast jaunt for Streetfilms, shot this video of Critical Mass in San Francisco. Some think it was the city’s biggest mass ride ever. Clarence offers a possible explanation: With monthly rides under […]
This week, the SF Board of Supervisors considers a proposal to make it illegal to park unauthorized vehicles in car-sharing spaces, SPUR discusses landscape urbanism, the East Bay Bike Coalition celebrates the renovation of the old 16th Street Station, Thinkwalks takes a tour of social justice murals, and a park ranger leads a bike ride […]
Flickr photo: Michael Bolger Though it occurred for just four hours on two miles of streets in the Mission, this week’s Sunday Streets event has transformed the livable streets movement in some of the same ways that Critical Mass transformed San Francisco’s bicycle rights movement in the early 1990s. “Even better than Critical Mass,” was […]