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Streetsblog is a daily news source connecting people to information about sustainable transportation and livable communities.

Since 2006, Streetsblog has covered the movement to transform our cities by reducing dependence on private automobiles and improving conditions for pedestrians, cyclists, and transit riders. Our reporters have broken important stories about transit funding, pedestrian safety, and bicycle policy from day one. And our writing makes arcane topics like parking prices and induced traffic accessible to a broad audience.

Today, hundreds of thousands of readers rely on Streetsblog, and our online community is the connective fiber for people all over the country working to make their streets safer and more sustainable. Streetsblog San Francisco is published by the California Streets Initiative, a federally recognized 501c(3) public charity which also publishes Streetsblog Los Angeles, Streetsblog California, Santa Monica Next and LongBeachize.

Streetsblog SF functions independently from Streetsblogs in other parts of the country, including Streetsblog USA, which have no control over Streetsblog SF's editorial policies or vice-versa.

Editor, Streetsblog San Francisco

Roger Rudick

Roger has edited Streetsblog San Francisco for the past seven years. His transit and safe-streets coverage has also appeared in the New York Times, PBS, and NPR. He’s filed dispatches on bike infrastructure everywhere from Rotterdam to Vancouver.

Editor, Streetsblog California
Melanie Curry

Melanie worked for many years as an editor, before joining the Streetsblog team in February of 2014, most recently for Access, the University of California-published transportation research magazine. She has a Masters degree in City and Regional Planning from UC Berkeley and has worked in transportation consulting and at the San Francisco County Transportation Authority. She was a finalist for online journalist of the year in 2014 award given by the Center for California Studies. Follow her on twitter @currymel

Executive Director, 
Southern California Streets Initiative
Damien Newton

Damien is the first editor of Streetsblog Los Angeles, the impact journalism site that’s bringing better transportation options to the City of Angels. Before moving west, he was the NJ Coordinator for the Tri-State Transportation Campaign, and he has lent his media relations know-how to a number of advocacy campaigns. Damien holds a Masters of Arts in Public Communications from American University and was a 2011 Annenberg School of Journalism "Online Health  Journalism Fellow." Follow Damien on Twitter @damientypes.

California Streets Initiative Board of Directors

Carter Rubin, Chair

Jon Weiss, Vice-Chair

Abby Arnold, Secretary-Treasurer

Terra Curtis

Marven Norman

James Sinclair

Past Members Southern California Streets Initiative Board Members

Dana Gabbard
Joel Epstein
Kris Fortin
Dorothy Le
Joe Linton
Juan Matute
Sirinya Matute
Jessica Meaney
Deborah Murphy
Jocelyn Ramirez
James Rojas
Carter Rubin
Baktaash Sorkhabi