Before everyone heads out for the Memorial Day weekend, Streetsblog wanted to do a quick update on yesterday evening’s successful Valencia Street human-protected bike lane protest in the Mission District. Readers will recall that a group of bike advocates did the first of this type of protest on Golden Gate on May 1. That one […]
More BART Protests Planned Today (SF Examiner, SF Gate) Doctor Who Treated Man Shot by BART Police to Join Protests (Mission Loc@l) Protest Costs “Spilling Over to Muni Operations” (SF Examiner) Muni Considering All-Door Boarding on Buses to Speed Travel Times (City Insider) SFPD “Boosts Enforcement of Market Street Turn Lanes” (SF Examiner) SB375 “Draws […]
From Alamo Square, to Market Street, to the East Bay, the Bay Area’s streets and other public spaces were the scene of large protests against white supremacists this weekend. Most were peaceful, but there were a few incidents of violence. And there was one arrest in San Francisco and fourteen in Berkeley on Sunday, according […]
Demonstrations were held in San Francisco, Oakland and elsewhere in the Bay Area to demand equity and respect for women's rights. It was a great example of streets and other public spaces being used for discourse, protest, and demands for justice.