Recent Streetsblog SF posts about Bicycling

Advocates pushing fro safe streets, last year at SF City Hall. Photo: Streetsblog/Rudick

SPUR Talk: the Future of Advocacy in the Bay Area

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“I lived in Noe Valley, in a rent-controlled unit, and a neighbor wanted to turn a one-story building into a two-unit building–and the neighborhood lost their mind,” recalled Laura Clark, at Tuesday evening’s panel discussion on the future of advocacy in the Bay Area. She got so mad at her neighbors’ reactions that she started […]
SFBC ED Brian Wiedenmeier addressing the members. Photo: Streetsblog/Rudick

SF Bike Coalition Kicks off Plans for 2018

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Physically protected bike lanes are coming to Valencia Street. “We are pretty sure some segments can be designed and implemented as soon as this Fall,” said Janice Li, advocacy director for the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, to 120 people who attended its annual member meeting Wednesday evening at the Google Community Space on the Embarcadero. […]
Car traffic at Mission and Third Streets. Can we do more to reduce Vehicle Miles Traveled? Photo: Sergio Ruiz/Flickr

SPUR Talk: Designing Cities to Reduce Emissions

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Building dense housing around transit stations, encouraging lower emission and electric cars, designing cities to encourage walking and biking–those are all great policies. But how does one measure whether the policies are actually lowering CO2 emissions from automobiles? That was the subject of a forum today at SPUR’s San Francisco location. Under¬†the Sustainable Communities and […]