This week, learn the lessons SFBC and SFMTA staff took from their days in Copenhagen, how to start a farmers market, the history of transit in the city and then let it all sink in at the last Sunday Streets of the year. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday: Join the East […]
From EBBC: Agenda: 5.1 Effective Cycling Program Wynn Kageyama of Cycles of Change will make a presentation on how to safely increase bicycle trips using scientific methods. Wynn will discuss why students are not bicycling to school, provide information of Fremont bicycle accidents data and present programs that could reduce bicycle accident rates and increase […]
Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday Tonight! Ask Brian: Member Q&A with the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Executive Director. Join the SFBC for a Q&A with new Executive Director, Brian Wiedenmeier. Longtime member and former SF Bicycle Coalition staffer, Kristin Smith, will moderate. Mix and mingle with other members and meet Brian […]
From EBBC: The Alameda County Public Works Agency is hosting several community meetings to discuss the Draft Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan for Unincorporated Areas of Alameda County*. Residents, property owners, businesses and especially EBBC members are encouraged to provide input at these meetings, which will be held as follows: Thursday, November 17, 2011, 7:45 […]
From EBBC: Having being reviewed by the Planning Commission on 11/18/10 and the Facilities and Transportation Committee on 12/14/10, the draft 2010 Bicycle and Pedestrian Master Plan is expected to be adopted by the City Council on Monday, 02/07/11. The latest draft Plan and the Design Guidelines can be downloaded from City’s website at San Leandro […]
Two-and-a-half years after a judge issued an injunction preventing the city from adding any new bicycle infrastructure to its streets, the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA) and the San Francisco Planning Department have released a 1353-page Draft Environmental Impact Report (DEIR) on the San Francisco Bicycle Plan.
At a cost of more than $1 million, the city has attempted to demonstrate in excruciating detail what would seem to be obvious: better bicycle amenities contribute to increased cycling and an improved environment.