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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

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. […]
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Regional Measure 3 Heads for the Ballot

Tolls on most Bay Area bridges will reach $9 by 2025 to raise $4.45 billion for transportation projects, if Regional Measure 3 (RM-3) is approved by voters in June. Yesterday, the Metropolitan Transportation Commission’s (MTC) Bay Area Toll Authority (BATA) approved putting RM-3 on the June 5 ballot in the nine Bay Area counties. The measure will […]