This Week in Livable Streets Events

The week could be one of the most significant for bicycling in San Francisco over the past four years, as Superior Court Judge Peter Busch will consider lifting the bicycle injunction at a hearing today, Monday. Stay tuned to our Twitter feed for live updates. Also, Streetsblog Editor Bryan Goebel and Reporter Matthew Roth will be in Portland, Oregon, for the Congress for the New Urbanism’s Project for Transportation Reform, so look for tweets and posts from the City of Roses. 

  • Tuesday: SFMTA Board Meeting. The MTA Board will hear an update on the FY 2010 budget deficit, which is expected to be significant. 2 pm.
  • Tuesday: SF Board of Supervisors Meeting.  The Board will conduct normal business, including a ban on de-clawing cats. A proposed ordinance granting the MTA authority to implement SFPark pilot project has been introduced for assignation to committee. 2 pm.
  • Tuesday: Bicycle Craft Workshop. Bring your creative energy and cycling enthusiasm to a hands-on craft
    workshop for cyclists. We’ll be sharing ideas and making several crafts
    using discarded bicycle parts and other scrap materials. Make one for
    yourself and one for the SFBC to sell at the Winterfest craft table.  6;30 pm.
  • Thursday: VTA Board of Directors Meeting.  Come learn all about the $98 million VTA debt, four times the number previously disclosed. 5:30 pm
  • Saturday: East Bay BRT Community Meeting in San Leandro.  At the upcoming meeting, AC Transit will provide detailed information
    on the San Leandro draft plan for Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) and collect
    feedback to present to policy makers.  10 am.
  • Saturday: SFBC Architecture Ride: Reid Brothers in the Richmond.  From the turn of the 20th Century through its first few decades, James
    and Merritt Reid designed an impressive number of San Francisco’s
    buildings, from theaters to hotels, office towers to townhouses,
    bandshells to barns. We’ll take a look at nine of the Reids’ Richmond
    District projects that help round out the collection. 1:30 pm.

Keep an eye on the calendar for updated listings. Got an event we should know about? Drop us a line.


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