San Francisco’s newest on-street plaza opened downtown this week on Annie Street, a one-block alley that runs near SPUR’s Urban Center between Market and Mission Streets, about halfway between Third and New Montgomery Streets. Temporary concrete and wood seats have transformed a large section of the alley into a car-free space for gatherings and events […]
Unfortunately for San Francisco transit riders, new revenue projections for the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA), which runs Muni, show a decline in parking citations and a resulting budget deficit, just as the agency has been trying to restore service that was cut in May. In a quarterly financial presentation to the SFMTA Board […]
When the San Francisco Giant’s won the World Series, fans took to the streets in uproarious celebration, though some got carried away in a boozy frenzy that led to burning mattresses, commandeering SFFD fire trucks and an ugly brawl at 22nd and Mission. Fortunately, when the city held the official parade and celebration on Wednesday, […]
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 […]
Smiling bicyclists enjoy Bike to Work Day 2009. Photo: Bryan Goebel Some bicycle advocates have called 2010 the year of the bike. Across the country, cities are seeing growing numbers of people biking, and in the Bay Area tomorrow, that pedal power will be on vivid display for Bike to Work Day. Last year in […]
On Saturday, Stockton residents will get a first taste of the clean and sustainable transportation possibilities for their city, and a chance to weigh in on how to best deploy them. Also, free food.