Golden Gate Park is hewn from dunes and strange historical quirks. The first driver’s licensing program, the first reinforced concrete bridge, the socialite see-&-be-seen scene to show off thoroughbred horse & well-appointed buggy…Transportation history in the Park tells how our world has changed so rapidly.
From Thinkwalks: Join SF Bicycle Coalition co-founder, Joel Pomerantz, for a bike ride from the Wiggle to Golden Gate Park to see the history of Transportation in SF unfold. This is a 5 mile easy, relaxed pace ride from Duboce & Church to Ocean Beach. Provide your own bike. Pay what you like. (Free, with […]
We’ll tour Golden Gate Park using transportation history as our lens to examine how parks reflect the social patterns of a society. The park is where the first reinforced concrete bridge was built, the first drivers license issued (yes, in the whole world!) and other amazing twists of fate. We’ll bicycle to the remains of […]
"A ride through Golden Gate park, where use of bikes, trains, horses and cars reflect the social history of the city."
This week, learn about the city’s Outside Lands, help develop the city’s response to the Sustainable Communities Strategy, see a vision from some residents for the northeast waterfront, ride out in your favorite color at the East Bay Bike Party, and enjoy Golden Gate Park and Ocean Beach free of cars. Here are the highlights […]
This week, learn about San Francisco’s natural waterways, the history of Golden Gate Park and Chinatown’s alleyways, and take part in the summit to save Caltrain. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday: SF History Association Talk: Underground Waterways of San Francisco. Join the SF History Association’s monthly meeting for a presentation from […]