SPUR: Special Event: Blueprint America: Beyond the Motor City

"Produced by PBS and directed by Aaron Wolf, Blueprint America: Beyond
the Motor City
explores America’s historic decisions to invest in
highways at the expense of mass transit, biking and walking
infrastructure, and urban vitality. While focusing on the hard lessons
learned in Detroit, the film also offers the hope that America’s largest
cities are now uniquely poised to shape a new generation of
transportation consumers and revitalize the way we move through the
built landscape. A short discussion will follow the 85-minute screening"


This Week in Livable Streets Events

Start off the week by attending the SFCTA meeting and discuss allocations of Prop K funds. Then, pedal your way out of the city on a mid-week jaunt to Santa Cruz. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday: SFCTA Authority Board Meeting. The Authority Board agenda has several Prop K allocation requests to […]

Obama’s Energy Security Speech Misses the Mark

Yesterday, President Obama unveiled his “Blueprint for Energy Security,” the highlight of which was a plan to cut oil imports by one-third over the coming decade. In the plan’s introduction, the President hit all the right notes with characteristic flair. “The United States of America cannot afford to bet our long-term prosperity, our long-term security […]