Recent Streetsblog SF posts about Bike to Work Day

Polk Street Contra-Flow Bike Lane Opens to the Public

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City planners, politicians, and bicycle advocates gathered this morning for the official ribbon-cutting ceremony of the contra-flow bike lane on Polk Street, a two-block protected cycle track from Market to Grove Streets. Just in time for next week’s Bike to Work Day, the opening ceremony came after a decade of delays and a great deal of pressure […]

Silicon Valley’s First “Bike to Shop Day” Set for May 17

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Planning to build on the wave of enthusiasm for bike commuting generated each May by Bike to Work Day, transportation and health advocates in Silicon Valley are promoting a spin-off called Bike to Shop Day on Saturday, May 17, to encourage people to shop by bike at local businesses. Retail businesses offering discounts to bicycling customers are shown on […]

Watch: Time Lapse of Market Street Bike Traffic on Bike to Work Day

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The SF Bicycle Coalition has released an awesome time lapse video of over 1,000 people on bikes rolling by the Market Street bicycle counter on the morning of Bike to Work Day. The SFBC’s volunteer photographer Volker Neumann took photos every five seconds with a camera mounted to a nearby telephone pole. Photos and statistics […]