SPUR Evening Forum: EmBIKEadero: 2009 Patri Fellowship Presentation

"San Francisco’s eastern waterfront, from Fisherman’s Wharf past the Ferry Building to the Giants’ ballpark and Blue Greenway, is a uniquely marvelous setting for a bike ride, whether for fun or utility, one of the city’s top two-wheeling attractions for locals and visitors. But it’s only just okay for bike traffic — couldn’t it be much better? Carrie Nielsen, 2009 Piero N. Patri Fellow, has been working on the long-pondered question: What would it take to provide an excellent waterside bikeway from Mission Bay to North Point, separated from the motor traffic on the Embarcadero roadway and distinct from Herb Caen Way (a.k.a. the Promenade)? Come hear and see what Carrie has put together for a fully-considered vision of a world-class bikeway on the city’s waterfront, a next-generation element of the Citywide Bike Network."


Want a Protected Bike Lane on Polk Street? Let the SFBC Know

The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition is asking members what kind of improvements they’d like to see to enhance safety and the public realm on Polk Street. The SFBC writes in its newsletter this week that it “is building off the SFMTA’s ThinkBike event in 2011, and developing concepts for an improved Polk Street.” The organization’s new survey […]

SFMTA May Test Two-Way Bikeways on the Embarcadero

A two-way protected bikeway along the Embarcadero could get a trial in the coming months. The SF Municipal Transportation Agency is considering implementing a temporary two-way bikeway along the waterfront during the next America’s Cup events in October, according to an agency report. The agency is also developing plans for a more permanent bikeway along […]