This Week: How SF Plans to Boost Walking, Biking, and Transit

Planners at the SF Municipal Transportation Agency are set to present the agency’s five-year Strategic Plan tomorrow, laying out a framework to improve walking, biking, and transit in the city — stay tuned for coverage.

Here are all the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar:

  • TuesdaySFMTA Board: Special Strategic Plan Workshop. The SFMTA will present its five-year Strategic Plan to the agency’s Board of Directors, including the Bicycle Strategy, the Pedestrian Action Strategy, and an update on the Muni Transit Effectiveness Project. 9 a.m.
  • Also TuesdayTAM Hearing on Hwy 101 Greenbrae Interchange. Marin County bike advocates are urging the Transportation Authority of Marin not to remove a bicycle and pedestrian crossing over the Highway 101 in Larkspur, where Caltrans plans to install three new freeway ramps. The TAM will hold a hearing on the project’s environmental impact report, where the public can comment. 6 p.m.
  • WednesdayEBBC: Oakland Bikeways Campaign 2013 Kick-Off Meeting. Join the East Bay Bicycle Coalition in launching its outreach campaign for bikeways on three key corridors linking North, West, and Central Oakland to Downtown: Telegraph Ave., 14th St., and Park Blvd. 6 p.m.
  • FridaySF Bike Party: I <3 Bike Party Ride. Show your love for SF in your best red kit during this nighttime ride around the city, in honor of the American Heart Association’s National “Wear Red Day.” 7:30 p.m.

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


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