This Week: Plan Bay Area, Upzone Rockridge, Nutrition for Cycling


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

  • Monday/tonight! Oakland Measure DD Coalition Meeting: Lake Merritt/Bay Trail projects. The Measure DD Community Coalition was formed to establish a dialogue between the City of Oakland and members of the community on how this bond measure will be implemented. The group meets every other month and is open to anyone interested in finding out more about the Measure DD Bond implementation. Monday, tonight! 7:10-9 p.m., Lakeside Park Garden Center, 666 Bellevue Ave, Oakland.
  • Tuesday Next for Plan Bay Area. After two years of public outreach and technical analysis a draft of Plan Bay Area 2040, an update to the region’s long-term growth plan, has been released. The plan describes where and how the region can accommodate an anticipated 820,000 households and 1.3 million new jobs, while detailing a regional transportation investment strategy that expects $303 billion in revenues over the next 24 years. Join SPUR to learn more about this plan and how it will be implemented. Tuesday, July 18, 12:30, SPUR Urban Center, 654 Mission Street, S.F.
  • Wednesday Upzone Rockridge. There are ways that already-established neighborhoods can do their part to address the housing shortage and combat displacement, including building more housing near transit and encouraging secondary units. In Oakland’s Rockridge neighborhood, a new campaign to create more housing for the “missing middle” is underway. Wednesday, July 19, 12:30, SPUR Oakland, 1544 Broadway, Oakland.
  • Wednesday Women’s Workshop: Nutrition for Cycling. Kortney Parman is a registered dietitian, a nurse practitioner at both UCSF Medical Center and SFDPH Rape Treatment Center, and is a road racer with JLVelo Cycling Team p/b The Freewheel. Caetie Ofiesh has been a food crew leader and support rider for Climate Ride; sous chef for Forage SF + Forage Kitchen, and food program manager and chef at Juicero. Kortney and Caetie will be speaking about food and how to feel and perform your best. Wednesday, July 19, 6-8:30 p.m. Sports Basement Bryant Street, 1590 Bryant Street, S.F.
  • Thursday Golden Wheel Awards. Join the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition as it honors individuals and groups who are making a difference in transforming San Francisco into a more people and bike-friendly place. Thursday, July 20 6:30-9 p.m., The Green Room, 401 Van Ness Avenue, S.F.
  • Saturday Jack London Square Pedalfest. Presented by Bay Area Bicycle Law and Drake’s Brewing, Pedalfest is Bike East Bay’s free celebration of cycling, family, food, and fun! Saturday, July 22, 2017 11 a.m.–6 p.m. Jack London Square, Oakland.
  • Saturday Biking and Babies. Front seat, back seat, tag along or family bike? When can I start riding with my baby, and how do I get ready? Can I bike while pregnant? Talk to SFBC’s family biking experts, and learn about the variety of equipment considerations at the Family Bike Showcase. They’ll show off some electric pedal-assist family bikes, the best way yet to bike with baby to school, playdates, and other everyday transportation. Co-sponsored by Natural Resources. Saturday, July 22, 10:15–11:15 a.m., Natural Resources, 1367 Valencia St., S.F. Register here.

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