"The 2009 Halloween Themed Choose Your Own Adventure Alleycat is here. Costumes encouraged and proceeds benefit the Bike Kitchen."
"New Course at UC Berkeley Extension starting March 11th: SB375 & Transit Oriented Development Introduction to California’s new regional planning law SB 375 (established by AB32 – now under threat by a ballot measure aimed at repealing it) that attempts to fight global warming by reshaping communities around walkable transit-oriented neighborhoods. Learn how to use […]
Elsbernd Files Muni Operator Salary Amendment, Starts Gathering Signatures (SF Examiner, SF Gate) Muni Operator Responds to Criticisms Directly on Muni Diaries Immigrants Say Muni Fare Inspectors Harass Them (Mission Loc@l) Mona Caron Mural a "Symbol of Tenderloin Transformation and Renewal" (Fog City Journal) Valencia Streetscape Work Delayed by Bad Weather (Mission Loc@l) More Pedal-Powered […]
Last week, about 375 people attended the National Women’s Bike Forum the day before the National Bike Summit in Washington, DC. It was the third women’s forum, an event that seeks to empower female bike advocates and confront issues that contribute to women’s low cycling rate relative to men in the United States. (Just 24 […]
As the leaders of the G-8 meet in L’Aquila, Italy, to discuss how to tackle climate change on the global level, we bring you a report from Streetsblog Network member GreenCityBlueLake about a victory on the local level in Ohio. It shows how advocacy organizations can reframe the debate over transportation spending so that addressing […]
Researchers have gotten good at quantifying the cost of congestion. And every time a report comes out announcing millions or billions in costs associated with traffic delays, calls for road widening follow. But Metro, Portland’s regional planning organization, recently examined traffic costs from a different perspective: the economic impact of auto collisions. Turns out, road […]