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This Week in Livable Streets Events

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It’s a quiet week on the Livable Streets Calendar, as in quiet enough to hear the roar of the ocean at a car-free Great Highway this Sunday. Here are the week’s highlights, leading up to the penultimate 2009 Sunday Streets. Tuesday: SFBC Treehouse Talk: Bike Plan 2009 – the rest of the Plan. We’ve adopted […]

Two-Way Protected Bikeway on Cargo Way Nearly Complete

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San Francisco’s first on-street, two-way protected bikeway is nearly complete, featuring bicycle traffic signals and green intersection bike markings. The bikeway, which is separated from motor vehicles by a fence and concrete median, provides a safer connection from Bayview and Hunter’s Point to Third Street and the north-south bike lanes on Illinois Street. “It’s exciting to […]

SFBC Rec Ride: Southeast SF Tour & Hunters Point Open Studios

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From SF Bike Coalition: Explore the Southeast corner of San Francisco (Dogpatch, Bayview) by bike: we’ll visit old buildings, murals, underappreciated waterfront parks, and other sights, on a casual-pace 10-12 mile ride with plenty of stops. The ride will end at Hunters Point Open Studios, a free event at an old naval base with more than […]

San Francisco Debuts Car-Free “Sunday Streets”

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San Francisco held its inaugural car-free "Sunday Streets" event last weekend. New Yorker Jen Petersen was there and files this report. Whatever the weather, San Francisco’s Fisherman’s Wharf doesn’t suffer from a shortage of dollar-shelling, strolling tourists on weekends, and so clearing street space for more people-powered mobility on a sunny morning had instant takers.  […]