Celebrate San Francisco’s First Separated Bike Lane on Market St.

"Join the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition to raise a glass and celebrate our efforts in winning the newly separated bike lane on Market Street. The SF Bicycle Coalition and its members worked hard to win this amazing improvement that extends from Octavia Boulevard all way to Eighth Street. Come toast this victory at the Buck Tavern, a few paces off the bike lane, and cheer on the work that will be pushing for a fully separated and continuous bikeway from Octavia all the way to the Embarcadero."

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