Rubber Side Down Movie Premiere

"Rubber Side Down is the story of two amateur Canadian cyclists who
pedaled over 4900 miles in an effort to shed light on Crohn’s Disease
and ulcerative colitis. All proceeds will benefit the Crohn’s and
Colitis Foundations of America and Canada."


19th Century Bicycling: Rubber was the Dark Secret

“If the increase continues, the time is not very distant when not to own and ride a bicycle will be a confession that one is not able-bodied, is exceptionally awkward, or is hopelessly belated.” —“The Bicycle Festival,” July 13, 1895 New York Times The bicycle came to San Francisco during the last quarter of the […]

SF Board of Supervisors Meeting

Agenda and schedule Of note: 26-36. Treasure Island Redevelopment 39. Comfirming Joél Ramos to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Board of Directors 41-43. Public Hearing – Purchase/Sale Agreement and Ground Lease – East Side of Arelious Walker Drive, at Gilman, and 5800 Third Street 48. Apply for Grant – Installation of Rubber Sidewals Proposed Ordinances: […]

This Week: SF Bike Party and Sunday Streets in GG Park

Folks celebrating the Fourth of July weekend with a staycation in the city can hop on board with the SF Bike Party and enjoy some car-free bliss at Sunday Streets on the west side. Here are the highlights from this week’s Streetsblog calendar: Monday: SF Transit Riders Union Transit Action Commitee Meeting. Get involved with SFTRU’s efforts to […]

Good Roads?

I just finished an interesting journey that took me to the World Social Forum at the mouth of the Amazon River system in Belem, Brazil, and then to Los Angeles and finally home, just in time to attend a presentation last night at CounterPULSE of Rick Prelinger’s Lost Landscapes III. The show consists of rare […]