"Interested in reading bike and transportation books and engaging in robust discussions with other friendly folks? Join this Treehouse Talk and official launch of our new book club. Come to the meeting with ideas for great books to read. We will meet and start a reading list of our favorite books like Traffic, the Parking […]
"Interested in reading bike and transportation books and engaging in robust discussions with other friendly folks? We will be discussing our recent picks: Traffic: Why We Drive the Way We Do by Tom Vanderbilt, and two optional books: Calvin Trillian’s Tepper Isn’t Going Out and David Byrnes’ Bicycle Diaries. If you didn’t make the first […]
"Bike the book Stories for Airports. Join the author and SF Bicycle Coalition member Judy B. on a tour of five scenes from the book, during which she will read selections and explain how various locations inspired the fiction."
From SFBC: San Francisco has a grand tradition of dressing up for Halloween, and an even longer tradition of supporting comic books, from the seminal underground movement in the ’60s to the modern Wonder-Con comic book convention. This Rec Ride mashes the two up as it tours the internationally famous SF comic book scene. Costumes […]
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Francis Fitzgerald joins the podcast this week to talk about her 1986 book, Cities on a Hill. We discuss the different “visionary” communities described in the book, including Rajneeshpuram in Oregon, San Francisco’s Castro district, Sun City retirement communities, and Jerry Falwell’s moral majority in Lynchburg, Virginia.
From TransForm: World-renowned urban planner Peter Calthorpe will discuss his new book, Urbanism in the Age of Climate Change, which shows how combining more compact patterns of growth with conservation and new technology can achieve not only needed reductions in carbon emissions but achieve many other critical economic and lifestyle benefits. Peter will sign books at the end […]