This Week: Hearst Bikeway, Bike Lanes on Telegraph, Bike Lanes on Valencia

sblog_calendar_cookie (1)

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

  • Monday/tonight! Hearst Avenue Bikeway Upgrade Public MeetingThis project includes improvements to pavement conditions as well as Complete Streets safety treatments for people walking, bicycling, and driving. The project will stretch from Milvia Street to Shattuck Avenue and close a gap in the city’s low-stress bikeway network. Monday/tonight! Dec. 3, 6-7:30 p.m., North Berkeley Senior Center, 1901 Hearst Avenue, Berkeley.
  • Tuesday Protected Bike Lanes on Telegraph goes to Oakland Public Works Committee. Oakland will decide whether or not to add a bike lane on Telegraph Avenue in the Temescal District. After 20 years of effort, one of the East Bay’s most popular destinations to bike to could be safe and inviting. Come speak at the Public Works Committee meeting. Tuesday, Dec. 4, 11:30 a.m., Sgt. Mark Dunakin Room – 1st Floor, Oakland City Hall, 1 Frank H Ogawa Plaza, Oakland.
  • Tuesday SFMTA Board Considers Protected Bike Lanes on Valencia. As part of its regular meeting, the board will consider constructing a parking-protected bikeway along Valencia Street between Market and 15th. Come and speak in favor of this important and long overdue modification to make one of San Francisco’s most popular bike routes safe. Tuesday, Dec. 4, 1 p.m., Room 400, 1 Dr. Carlton B. Goodlett Place, S.F.
  • Tuesday Bicycle Coalition Momentum Meeting. Join SFBC as they work toward advancing the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition’s mission and work towards increasing member engagement. Newcomers encouraged to come. Tuesday, Dec. 4, 6:30-8:30 p.m., Sports Basement Grotto, 1590 Bryant Street, S.F.
  • Wednesday Central Subway Extension Meeting. This is a chance to learn more about the plans to extend the Central Subway and to speak up for getting it not only to North Beach and Fisherman’s Wharf, but through the Marina to the Presidio. Wednesday, Dec. 5, 6-8 p.m., Marina Middle School cafeteria, 3500 Fillmore St., S.F.
  • Thursday San Francisco Transit Riders Holiday Party. Come join the Transit Riders for their holiday part to celebrate a year of transit accomplishments. Dec. 6, 6-9 p.m., Mariposa Hunters Point Yacht Club, 405 Terry A Francois Boulevard, S.F.
  • Friday Women Bike SF Coffee Club.  This monthly coffee club is a place to meet new people, talk bikes, share tips, and caffeinate. If you’re new to riding or interested but haven’t gotten rolling yet, find riding buddies and answer some of your questions about biking in SF. Friday, Dec. 7, 8-9 a.m., Kantine, 1906 Market Street, S.F.
  • Sunday Downtown Hayward Bike Tour. Join Bike East Bay and Bike Walk Eden for a community bike ride in downtown Hayward. Sunday, Dec. 9, 2:30-4:30, 699 B St., Hayward BART, Hayward.

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


Tomorrow: Oakland Drops Protected Bike Lanes on Telegraph Avenue

Oakland has dropped protected bike lanes from its draft proposals to redesign Telegraph Avenue, and the buffered bike lanes that are included would disappear at the most dangerous section, throwing people on bikes into mixed traffic with motor vehicles. The city will hold two open houses this week where the public can weigh in on the draft […]

This Week: SFMTA Open Houses, Bike to Work, Parking Reform

Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday: Tonight SFMTA District 5 Joint Open House. Join SFMTA for an Open House to learn more about community-based efforts to improve the streets, sidewalks, and public places in the Western Addition, Lower Haight and Hayes Valley neighborhoods. These include: 1) The Western Addition Community-Based Transportation Plan’s […]

Proposed East Bay Bike-Share Sites Announced

Note: This story has been corrected since it was originally posted. Thank you to sharp-eyed readers. Bay Area Bike Share released a map of proposed sites for bike-share stations in the East Bay today. Proposed sites for expansion into San Francisco and San Jose have already been released, but these are the first ones for […]

Oakland Council Approves Protected Bike Lanes on Telegraph Ave

The Oakland City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to approve a road diet and parking-protected bike lanes to Telegraph Avenue, eliciting cheers from East Bay bike advocates. The vote allows the city to begin work on the first phase of the Telegraph Avenue Complete Streets plan, which covers the segment between 41st and 19th Streets in downtown. Planners […]