SF Bicycle Coalition & Exploratorium Rec Ride: Bicycles and the Human Machine

"The Exploratorium and SF Bicycle Coalition are teaming up to show the science of biking. Join Exploratorium educator Ken Finn and Exploratorium writer Robin Marks as they lead an 8-10 mile excursion through the physiology of exercise. Dissect chicken legs to identify muscle groups, trace the path of blood flow through a pig’s heart, and take some measurements yourself as you challenge your body and take in some scenery on San Francisco’s up and down (and sometimes flat) streets."

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Bicycles and the Human Machine Ride

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From SFBC: As you prepare for your two-wheeled Bike to Work Day commute, get to know how your body powers the pedals on a pleasant ride through the Presidio. Investigate yourselves as a human machine, take a closer look at the muscles in a leg, and trace the path of a blood cell through the […]

Reckless Driver Leaves Urban Data Maven Zachary Watson Fighting for Life

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Zachary Watson, a noted 29-year-old city data visualizer, remains hospitalized in critical condition after a driver fleeing police in a stolen minivan caused a two-car wreck Monday night. Watson was apparently walking with his bike or locking it up when the vehicles hurtled toward him. He is known for creating works like a map of private shuttles that connect San […]

ThinkSwiss – Sustainable Transportation Road Show

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"Partnering with ThinkSwiss, the Consulates General of Switzerland in San Francisco and Los Angeles have launched a Sustainable Transportation Road Show, traveling up and down the West Coast, asking how Swiss transportation solutions can inform the unique and dynamic transit landscape of the American West. Participants in this Exploratorium-hosted panel discussion include Timothy Papandreou of […]

Today’s Headlines

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SF Bicycle Coalition’s Noah Budnick: Bike Lanes Are About Giving People Options (CBS) Five Years of Parklets: New Application Round Seeks Institutions; More on Prop B (SFGate) Valencia’s New Exploratorium-Crafted Parklet Hosted By Boys and Girls Club (Mission Local) Plaza Plans Unveiled for Trinity Place Development Between Market, Mission, and Eighth (Socket) “Lyft Line” Carpooled Rides Have […]

Exploratorium After Dark: Civic Hacks

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From SFBC: Be a part of The Exploratorium’s monthly After Dark series! This month’s theme will focus on how we can improve our  city’s public spaces. Play in a parade of pianos, design a miniature Market Street, and test whimsical exhibits in preparation for next year’s Market Street Prototyping Festival. Your San Francisco Bicycle Coalition will […]