This Week: Supes Debate Free Muni for Youth vs. Maintenance

This week, the Board of Supervisors revisits whether to fund free Muni for youth or Muni maintenance, and the SF Bicycle Coalition hosts a ride to envision protected bike lanes on Second Street.

Here are all the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar:

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

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