Chinese Progressive Association Bike-a-thon

"CPA’s 1st Annual Bike-A-Thon is a bike ride and fundrasier to send a delegation of 10 youth organizers to China in 2010 to deepen their understanding of worker’s rights, environmental justice, and the global economy."

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Heads up, walkers: this week holds two of the year’s most important events for pedestrian advocates: Walk SF’s annual meeting and Walk to School Day. Fans of bicycles and music have plenty to look forward to later this week as well. Here’s a taste of what’s in store. Tuesday: SPUR Lunchtime Forum: Planning Portland. Prior […]

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Anyone who uses Townsend Street’s eastbound bike lane to commute to Caltrain is sure to run into a litany of obstacles: Taxis, shuttles, private autos, and Muni buses obliterate the poor bike lane in the fight for curb space. (Much of the curb is reserved as a taxi stand.) Sam McCandlish sent in this video, filmed by a friend of his, showing […]

Fell Street Bike Lane Still Popular Among Bike Commuters, Parked Trucks

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