SFSU Geography Forum on “Street Fight: The Politics of Mobility in San Francisco”

From SFSU:

Jason Henderson is Associate Professor of Geography at SF State.  He’ll speak about his forthcoming book, Street Fight: The Politics of Mobility in San Francisco.


Forum: Finding a Place to Park

From Mechanics’ Institute Library: Do you know where your car is right now? Join us for a spirited panel discussion on the state of parking in San Francisco. Learn about the historic struggle between the urban grid and the automobile and how committed San Francisco is to becoming a “Transit First” city. Panelists include historian […]

This Week: Exploring the Politics of Mobility in San Francisco

Check out some of the several forums this week touching on timely transportation issues, from the upcoming launch of bike-share, to Plan Bay Area, to Better Market Street. On Friday, join the celebration of a new book exploring the politics behind the sustainable transportation movement’s challenges in San Francisco. Here are all the highlights from […]

“Street Fight”: The New Guide to SF’s Transportation Politics

On the Sunset District’s 19th Avenue, a street transformed into an urban highway environment in the mid-20th century, Muni buses jostle for room on a car-clogged six-lane roadway, where residents put their lives in the hands of long-distance car commuters every time they cross. And all but the exceptionally adventurous can forget about bicycling on the […]

Today’s Headlines

A Look at SF’s Ghost Bike Memorials in SoMa and Other Deadly Neighborhoods (Hoodline) SFBC‘s Golden Wheel Awards to Feature Keynote Speaker Peter Norton, Author of “Fighting Traffic” SFMTA to Start Charging Drivers Credit Card Transaction Fees at Parking Meters (KQED) SFSU Looks to Develop New “Main Street” With Student Housing to Reduce Need for Commutes […]