This Week: Oakland Bike Share, TOD, Sunday Streets

sblog_calendar1Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar:

  • Tuesday Tonight! Oakland Bike Share Expansion Workshop for new station locations including Adams Point, Grand Lake, and Lakeside. Motivate has started the process to choose locations for bike share stations that are part of the East Bay Expansion Phase 2. While bikes will be arriving by the end of this year, these meetings are to decide the locations of stations that will be rolled out in Spring of 2017. If you can’t attend, suggest a station online. There will be two presentations, first at 6:30 and again at 7:30 p.m. at the Lakeshore Baptist Church, 3534 Lakeshore Ave, Oakland.
  • Thursday Valencia Street Service Station. San Francisco Bicycle Coalition’s Bicycle Ambassadors will be at the Valencia Street Bike Counter to brighten your commute and give you the latest on their work. Stop by for a morning coffee, a snack and sign a petition. SFBC will also be offering discounted memberships of $25–a $10 savings. Stop by to join or renew with member-volunteers. Thursday, July 7, 7-9 a.m.
  • Thursday Next Stop: Good TOD. Urbanists have all learned that growing homes and jobs in dense urban locations near transit is the right thing to do. But how do those concepts really hit the ground? How are priorities set and who makes it happen? Join speakers from VTA, BART and Caltrain for this afternoon discussion. Thursday, July 7, 12:30 p.m., SPUR San Jose, 76 South First Street, San Jose. Free for SPUR members. $10 for non-members.
  • Thursday Party with Purpose – Your vote matters. Hosted by Members for Fair SFBC Elections. Connect with other SF Bike members about SFBCs board elections policies. There will be food and some drinks; BYOB OK. Program will include a Q&A with a Ranked Choice Voting (RCV) expert. Free, secure indoor bike parking provided. The Member SFBC Elections Committee is led by former SFBC Board member Peggy da Silva. Thursday, July 7, 6:30-8:30 p.m. The Sports Basement Grotto, 1590 Bryant Street, S.F. Please RSVP here.
  • Saturday San Jose Bike Party Presents The Ladies Ride 2016. Music, food, riding, and good company–ladies of all riding backgrounds, including beginners, are encouraged to attend as the pace of the ride will be relaxed. The route is approximately 15 miles through the streets of San Jose, including rest stops at Willow Street Frank Bramhall Park and Guadalupe Gardens. The woman-owned food truck Mio Taco will be available at the ride start. Saturday, July 9, 5:00 p.m. from Williams Street Park, E. Williams and 16th St. near downtown San Jose.
  • Sunday Sunday Streets, Tenderloin. The Tenderloin Sunday Streets will transform a mile of streets into neighborhood streets and community space. This densely populated neighborhood houses the highest number of families with children, has one of the highest rates of car-free households, and has the least amount of park space per capita in San Francisco. The route includes Fulton St between Hyde and Larkin, Larkin to Ellis St, Ellis to Jones St, Jones to Golden Gate Ave, and Golden Gate Ave to Larkin St. Sunday, July 10, 11-4 p.m. on Golden Gate Ave, Larkin St, Ellis St and Jones St., S.F.

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