The outgoing Executive Director of Bike East Bay, one of the Bay Area's biggest and and most active bike advocacy organizations, reflects on the group's efforts to center mobility justice and to embody it within its organizational structure.
Plan Bay Area, the 25-year regional development and transportation funding strategy, was approved by the Metropolitan Transportation Commission and Association of Bay Area Governments last night. The commissions passed a plan that includes some highway expansions and won’t meet the region’s own goals for sustainable transportation, according to projections, but which nevertheless represents a step forward for smart […]
This week, the SF Planning Department kicks off its Green Connections Carnaval, the downtown bicycle parking ordinance goes before a Board of Supervisors committee, TransForm kicks off its regional Healthy Transportation Network, and more. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday: The SF Board of Supervisors Land Use and Economic Development Committee meets. On the […]
Within a few decades, San Francisco’s streets will be even more clogged with cars, more dangerous for walking and biking, and Muni will burst at the seams as more people try to get around. That’s the future city officials warned about at a hearing yesterday, painting a grim picture of traffic-choked streets if nothing is […]
Mayor Ed Lee has made it clear that he has no plans to take leadership on funding San Francisco’s vision for making bicycling a mainstream mode of transportation. During a question-and-answer session at yesterday’s Board of Supervisors meeting, Supervisor Eric Mar asked the mayor how he will help fund the SFMTA’s Draft Bicycle Strategy, a […]
This week, hear an update on the Bay Area’s Regional Transportation Plan, the SFMTA Board hears updates on school zone projects and pedestrian safety, the Planning Commission holds a hearing on the CPMC development plans, and Sunday Streets graces the city once again in Bayview. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday: Update on the […]