Aaron was the editor of Streetsblog San Francisco from January 2012 until October 2015. He joined Streetsblog in 2010 after studying rhetoric and political communication at SF State University and spending a semester in Denmark.
This will be my final post as editor of Streetsblog SF. Thanks to everyone who’s read and supported the site during the four years I’ve led it. I hope to see you around in my new role. The site will be in an editorial transition period for the next few weeks as editor-in-chief Ben Fried conducts the search for Streetsblog SF’s […]
At a heated community meeting last month, a bike commuter asked SFPD Park Station Captain John Sanford whether he could expect to continue safely treating stop signs as yield signs. Sanford had instituted a crackdown on that behavior, and some ticket recipients said they were told they had to put their foot down at stop signs. Sanford […]
Join outgoing Streetsblog SF editor Aaron Bialick at Emperor Norton’s Boozeland for some Streetsblog retrospection over, well, booze. Starts out on the back patio at 5:30 p.m.
Mayor Ed Lee says he’ll veto the Bike Yield Law because he’s “not willing to trade away safety for convenience.” The mayor is just being modest here. Of course he’s willing to trade safety for convenience! In fact, he’s elevated convenience to a core value. Here are our top five moments when Mayor Lee traded […]
From the SF Bicycle Coalition: Front seat, back seat, tag along or family bike? When can I start riding with my baby, and how do I get ready? Talk to our family biking experts, then touch and try a variety of Family Bikes at the Family Bike Showcase. Vie Bikes will present choices of electric pedal-assist family […]
From the SF Bicycle Coalition: Celebrate San Francisco’s newest protected bike lane on 13th Street right next to it, at the amazing SoMa Streat Food Park! We will be meeting there from 6pm until late (or at least 8pm!). Join us and hear about what is in the works for 13th Street, Division Street and […]
From SPUR: Image courtesy of Flickr user Thomas Hawk Earlier this year, the Tech Museum of Innovation and Gehl Studio collaborated on a Knight-funded project with San Jose City Hall and the public to make San Jose’s downtown public spaces more engaging and inviting. Join us to hear what they discovered and how this project […]
From SPUR: photo by Sergio Ruiz With a daily average of 430,000 riders, BART is one of the busiest rapid transit systems in the country. As the region grows that number continues to climb and nowhere is it more evident than in San Francisco, whose stations account for six of the eight most-used on the […]
From SPUR: Image courtesy of Flickr User Robert Couse-Baker. We rely on transportation models to guide big investment and policy decision, but can they accurately model new advances such as ridesharing or getting groceries delivered? Experts will explain how we can update the region’s transportation models to reflect our current and dynamic transportation environment. + Joan […]
Updated at 6:46 p.m. with image of Mayor’s veto letter at the bottom. Mayor Ed Lee has vowed to veto the “Bike Yield Law” put forward by six supervisors. Assuming the mayor follows through, it will take a vote from eight of the 11 supervisors to override him. In a comment to the SF Chronicle, Lee showed that […]
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