This Week in Livable Streets Events

This week affords the opportunity to vent your frustrations about bike safety, dig into urban farming and party down in the Mission. Here are this week’s highlights:

  • Tuesday: SPUR Lunchtime Forum: Disasters and transportation systems. Recent studies reveal that the Bay Area is long over due for a large earthquake and SPUR will delve into what a large quake would do to city transit. 12:30 p.m.
  • Thursday: BART Board Meeting. Agenda items include decisions on various station improvements and Oakland Airport connector votes. 9:00 a.m.
  • Thursday: SF Bicycle Advisory Committee meeting. The 11 member BAC advises the Board of Supervisors on bike issues, let them know your safety concerns and any other thoughts you have about the state of bicycling in San Francisco.  6:30 p.m.
  • Friday: WTF Night at the Bike Kitchen. Want to learn the in-and-outs of bicycle mechanics? This workshop is for you! Women, transgender queer folks, femmes and anyone else in which gender has been a barrier to learning mechanics encouraged to attend! 6:00-9:00 p.m.
  • Saturday: SPUR Young Urbanists: Urban farming 101. Learn how to transform your backyard into something edible with help from Alemany Farm and SPUR. 11:30 a.m.
  • Saturday: Mission Neighborhood Party on Block 18. Support the Women’s Building and other neighborhood non-profits while you enjoy locally produced beers, fine foods, music and family friendly entertainment. 12:00-5:00 p.m.

Keep an eye on the calendar for updated listings. Got an event we should know about? Drop us a line.

ALSO ON STREETSBLOG

This Week in Livable Streets Events

|
Muni is far from alone in facing service cuts. This week, the front line of transit service reductions is in Oakland, where AC Transit will be holding a public hearing on proposed cuts. Plus, check out plenty of more uplifting events from this week’s Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday: SPUR Young Urbanists: Ballots and brews. Learn what’s […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

|
What better way to start your week than with a livable streets meet-up! Here are the highlights from this week’s livable streets calendar. Monday: Livable Streets Community Meet-Up. Join Streetsblog SF and the Livable Streets Initiative to meet fellow advocates from around the Bay Area to discuss the role of technology in transportation advocacy. Whether […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

|
Muni sliced its overall service frequency by ten percent over the weekend, so if you’re not already riding a bicycle, Bike to Work Day on Thursday might just be the time to start! Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday: SFMTA Pedestrian Safety Advisory Committee Meeting. A chance to discuss pedestrian safety issues […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

|
Speak up for a better CityPlace, hear about congestion pricing modeling and advocacy and end your week enjoying car-free streets as Sunday Streets takes a new route through Western Addition. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday: Transport economist, environmental activist and Streetsblog contributor Charles Komanoff joins SPUR for a presentation and discussion […]

This Week in Livable Streets Events

|
How are cities preparing to deal with climate change? How is light rail working out for Santa Clara County? What does a bicycle ballet look like? These question and more answered in this week’s events. Here are the highlights. Tuesday: SPUR Lunchtime Forum: How U.S. cities are preparing for climate change. The Center for Clean […]
sblog_calendar_cookie (1)

This Week: Future of Transportation, Pedestrian Safety, ConnectSF

|
Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday/tonight! The Future of Transportation. The development of autonomous, shared and electric vehicles has the potential to create huge benefits. The new book Three Revolutions and the Future of Transportation outlines how these technologies can create more livable cities by reducing greenhouse gases, offering more transportation choices, […]