This Week: Walk to Work Day, Tactical Urbanism

Get your active transportation on at Walk to Work Day and Sunday Streets in the Bayview and Dogpatch. On Wednesday, choose between Tactical Urbanism author Mike Lydon’s SPUR session and a forum on improving late-night transit with Supervisor Scott Wiener, moderated by Streetsblog’s Aaron Bialick.

Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar:

  • Wednesday: The SFMTA holds its second open house for transit and pedestrian safety upgrades on 16th Street. 6 p.m.
  • Also Wednesday: Tactical Urbanism author Mike Lydon speaks at a SPUR forum about “how creative, low-cost projects can build support for permanent work and inspire people to experience urban spaces in a new way.” 6 p.m.
  • More Wednesday: Supervisor Scott Wiener and other panelists will discuss how to improve SF’s late-night transit options at a forum hosted by the Harvey Milk Club and the SF Young Democrats, moderated by Streetsblog’s Aaron Bialick. 6:30 p.m.
  • Thursday: Step it up on Walk to Work Day — stop by one of 15 hubs in the morning to get goodies and meet up with one of the participating supervisors to hoof it to City Hall.
  • Thursday through Saturday: The Market Street Prototyping Festival will fill the sidewalks of SF’s main thoroughfare with “temporary installations ranging from performance spaces, relaxation zones, dynamic art pieces, and more.”
  • Sunday: Sunday Streets brings car-free joy to 3.5 miles of Third Street in the Bayview and Dogpatch. 11 a.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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