Pedaling the Presidio

"Cycle through scenery, immerse in history on this five-mile, moderate
bicycle ride. A unique program in a unique national park."

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Bay Area Bike Share Releases Pricing and Membership Details

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Bay Area Bike Share just got more official with a new website, Facebook and Twitter account. The Bay Area Air Quality Management District announced the system’s new social media presence along with its pricing and membership details: Membership rates to join Bay Area Bike Share will be $88 for an annual pass, $22 for a three-day pass and $9 for a […]
Another view of HSR work in Fresno. Photo: Streetsblog/Rudick

Notes on New High-Speed Rail Business Plan

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Extending the Caltrain electrification project from San Jose to Gilroy, finishing the 119-mile Central Valley line spine of the system for interim rail service improvements by 2022, and pushing ahead with tunnel design and engineering in the Pacheco Pass–these were just a few of the goals outlined in the California High Speed Rail Authority’s (CaHSRA) […]

Commentary: Why This Working Family is Supporting Muni Reform

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Editor’s note: On Friday, we presented an op-ed opposing Prop G. Today, Gillian Gillett, a transit advocate who is the chair of SPUR’s Transportation Committee, explains why she’s voting for Prop G. Living in San Francisco provides families with many unique opportunities for learning, entertainment, and other benefits of a diverse, urban environment. However, families […]

Will SF’s Leaders Turn Transport Policy Innovations Into Lasting Change?

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San Francisco was one of two cities this week to receive the Institute for Transportation and Development’s prestigious 2012 Sustainable Transport Award. No doubt, the ITDP award was well-deserved for the SFMTA’s successful implementation of the groundbreaking SFPark program, as well as the SF Planning Department’s proliferation of parklets under its Pavement to Parks program. Those efforts […]