Ride Too Benefit

"CELLspace is hosting a night of bikes, beer, and bands. For RIDE TOO!, we would like to also welcome back our old neighbors, the Bike Kitchen to their new shop back on Florida Street. Proceeds from this event will go to CELLspace as well as help fund the new Mural Project on 633 Florida St. (which will include a Bike Kitchen mural). "

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Critical (Soggy) Move

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Soggy cycling volunteers move the Bike Kitchen, one posse seen here at 9th and Mission, Sun. Feb. 22. On Sunday, in a relentless rain that rarely stopped all day, several dozen die-hard enthusiasts rode their bicycles back and forth between the new Bike Kitchen at 650 Florida (back where it once was between Alabama and […]

Orlando Kids Take Back the Streets — By Bike

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"They want to ride to school. So they do." That’s the message at the end of this terrific video about a student-initiated bike bus in Orlando, Florida — a city with some of the meanest streets in the nation. Shot by Robert Seidler and edited by CommuteOrlando Blog‘s Keri Caffrey, it comes to us courtesy […]
One of the murals viewed during WOBOs mural ride. Photo: WOBO/Meryl Klein

Eyes on the Street: WOBO’s Mural Ride

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Last Sunday morning, Walk Oakland Bike Oakland (WOBO) held its annual The Wheels + Walls Mural Ride, which took cyclists on a tour of West Oakland’s iconic wall art. From the WOBO Facebook page: WOBO Weekends is a monthly walk and ride series that gets you moving and discovering the awesome amenities, history, and hidden gems […]
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2013 in City Transportation — Two Steps Forward…

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Looking back at the year in transportation reform, there are certainly many reasons to be encouraged about what’s happening in cities around the United States. Here are some 2013 retrospectives from Streetsblog Network members that give snapshots of two places that are making progress on active transportation, and one where the prevailing dynamic is still […]
Volunteers cleaned up the Duboce bike mural on Saturday. Photo: SFBC/Melyssa Mendoza

Eyes on the Street: Renewing a Symbol of a San Francisco Community

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On Saturday, twenty volunteers helped a San Francisco Bicycle Coalition effort to clean and renew the mural behind the Duboce Triangle Safeway, along the bike path between Market and Church Streets. From the Bike Coalition’s call for volunteers: In 1996, longtime member and SF Bicycle Coalition leader Joel Pomerantz invited Mona Caron, a young artist […]

The Slow, Beautiful Road to Community on the Streets

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Mona Caron contemplates her next stroke on her new mural at Jones and Golden Gate in San Francisco. Mona Caron is a visual troubadour of street life in San Francisco. Her murals have become increasingly famous in their gorgeous detail, portraying San Francisco’s romantic past juxtaposed to inspired visions of its future. Equally powerful is […]