This Week: Bike to Work Day, Fell and Oak Bike Lane Celebration

Finally, Wigglers can celebrate a safer commute with the completion of the Fell and Oak bike lanes, just in time for Bike to Work Day.

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

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

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Fell & Oak Protected Bike Lanes Celebration

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From SFBC: We’re celebrating the completion of the Fell and Oak Protected Bike Lanes! The SF Bicycle Coalition will be present along with community leaders, Ed Reiskin from the SF Municipal Transportation Agency and Supervisor London Breed to formally announce the opening of these bike lanes just in time for this year’s Bike to Work […]

Fell and Oak Safety Features to Finally Be Installed By April

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The final pieces of the protected bike lanes and pedestrian safety upgrades on three blocks of Fell and Oak Streets are now due to be finished by April, according to the Department of Public Works. Assuming this timetable holds up, construction of the project will conclude two years after the originally promised date in spring […]

SFMTA: Fell and Oak Bike Lanes Are Yielding Promising Safety Results

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The SFMTA has released some preliminary survey results showing that the three-block bike lanes on Fell and Oak Streets, along with other safety measures, have resulted in calmer motor traffic, an increased sense of safety among bicycle commuters, and a decrease in illegal bicycling behaviors. On Fell and Oak, between Scott and Baker Streets — the connection from the […]

Design Tweaks Delay Construction of Safety Features on Fell and Oak

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Construction of the final pieces of bike and pedestrian safety improvements on Fell and Oak Streets between Baker and Scott has been delayed again as the agency finalizes the design of traffic islands and bulb-outs. Previously promised this year, the upgrades have been pushed back until some time in 2014, according to the SFMTA. SFMTA Livable Streets spokesperson […]

Eyes on the Street: The Oak Street Bike Lane Is Now Protected

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At long last, the Oak Street bike lane has physical protection from motor traffic. Long-awaited concrete planters were completed last week. “We’re thrilled that the final pieces are finally coming together to make the bike lanes on Oak and Fell achieve the high level of protection San Franciscans were originally promised and that we have advocated […]