Folks for Polk Sunday Design Happy Hour

From SFBC:

End your weekend with Folks for Polk as they wrap up their Design Brainstorm weekend. Drop by for a pint at Bitters, Bock & Rye and join the conversation with special guests and advocates as they envision a safer and more livable Polk Street.

Confirmed guests: Cheryl Brinkman (SFMTA Board), Dr. Shirley Johnson (Leader, BIKES ONboard), Beth Ferguson (CEO, Dir. Sol Design Lab, creators of solar-powered charging stations for mobile devices).

Pending: Supervisor Jane Kim, Frank Hebbert (OpenPlans), Jason Lally, Jay Nath (SF Mayor’s Office of Civic Innovation).

Ed Reiskin (Director of SFMTA and President of the National Association of City Transportation Officials) will attend, schedule permitting.

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