This Week: Zoning, Oakland Arts, Church Street Bike Safety

sblog_calendar_cookie

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

  • Wednesday today! 100 Years of Zoning. Zoning started a century ago with the 1916 New York City Zoning Resolution. Join a panel of scholars and practitioners for a retrospective on the first 100 years of zoning and what it means to the Bay Area today. Wednesday, today! Feb. 22, 12:30 pm, SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission Street, SF.
  • Wednesday tonight! Art and Placemaking in Oakland. In September, Mayor Libby Schaaf hired Roberto Bedoya to serve as Oakland’s first cultural affairs manager. Since then, he has been undertaking a new cultural plan for the city, one that will include strategies to prevent artists and arts organizations from being priced out. Join SPUR for a conversation about arts, culture and its place in Oakland today. Wednesday, tonight! Feb. 22, 6 pm., SPUR Oakland, 1544 Broadway, Oakland.
  • Wednesday tonight! SFMTA 17TH & Church Community Meeting. Where 17th Street meets Church Street, streetcar tracks come together, forming a complicated intersection that is difficult to navigate for cyclists. This location has a history of crashes and the city is holding this open house to start planning safety improvements for the section between Church and Sanchez Streets. Wednesday, tonight! Feb. 22, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Mission Police Station, 630 Valencia Street, S.F.
  • Thursday San Francisco Bicycle Coalition Member Office Hours, D5. SFBC Executive Director Brian Wiedenmeier wants to hear from you. He is hosting monthly office hours in each of SF’s Supervisorial districts. This month, he’s biking to D5 and locking up outside Mercury Cafe in Hayes Valley at Page and Octavia. Bike by and let him know what’s on your mind. Thursday, Feb. 23, 8-10 am, Mercury Cafe201 Octavia St., SF.
  • Thursday  Women Bike Happy Hour. Walk Oakland Bike Oakland and Bike East Bay team up to host a Women Bike Happy Hour. This is a regular thing, each 4th Thursday of the month. Spend some quality, off-the-bike time with other women who bike over a cold drink. RSVP on Facebook and invite your people. Thursday, Feb. 23, 5:30-7:30 pm., The Miranda, 1739 Broadway, Oakland. RSVP Requested.

Got an event we should know about? Drop us a line.

ALSO ON STREETSBLOG

sblog_calendar_cookie

This Week: Bike Ambassadors, Learning from the Netherlands, Housing the Elderly

|
Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday tonight! Bike Ambassador Training. Want to learn more about how to spread the word about better biking in the East Bay? Come to Bike Ambassador training. Monday, tonight! March 20, 6:30 pm-8:00 pm, Bike East Bay’s Headquarters, Jack London Square, 466 Water St, Oakland. Tuesday Learning From the Netherlands. With sea level rise […]
sblog_calendar_cookie

This Week: Mobility in Other Cities, Richmond Neighbor Way, SFBC All-Member Meeting

|
Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday Mobility Policy in New York, London and Elsewhere. Isabel Dedring and Margaret Newman, transportation leaders from London and New York, talk policy. Co-presented by Young Professionals in Transportation. Tuesday, Jan. 30, 12:30, SPUR Oakland, 1544 Broadway, Oakland. Wednesday Richmond Town Hall/Eighth Avenue Neighbor Way Design. Supervisor Fewer hosts a […]

This Week: Future City, Emeryville Bike Advisory, Bike and Roll to School

|
Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday Today! The Past and Future City. The new book The Past and Future City addresses how historic preservation can go beyond the physical renovation of old buildings and address issues like affordable housing, inequality, sustainability and displacement. Join SPUR for a discussion about the changing role […]
sblog_calendar_cookie

This Week: Pun-Off, Disruptive Tech, Elders in the City

|
Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday/tonight! Urban Planning Pun-Off. Do you have to “curb” your enthusiasm for streets? Then come down to SPUR’s Bay Area Pun-Off: the Urban Planning Edition is an evening of groaningly good word play. “Train” your mind on transit to compete, or just listen and enjoy, but either way […]

This Week: Fossil-Free Bay Area, High-speed Rail, Prop. 13

|
Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday Today! Fossil-Free Bay Area. California has the most ambitious climate policy framework in the world, and the Bay Area has the resources, political temperament and innovative spirit to demonstrate how to work toward eliminating fossil fuel use. But is that spirit enough to go fossil-free? SPUR’s […]