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  1. This Week: Berkeley Bike Plan, Planning for Families, Women & BikesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    Monday tonight! Berkeley Bicycle Plan Update Open House . Come see the draft Berkeley Bicycle Plan.


  2. Streetsblog Talks with Jeff Tumlin About Oakland's Transportation FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 18 |

    Jeffrey Tumlin, Principal and Director of Strategy at Nelson\Nygaard Consulting, has until early next year to put together a Transportation Department, pretty much from scratch, for the City of Oakland. "A better Oakland starts with better streets today, in every part of our city," said Mayor Libby Schaaf, in a prepared announcement.


  3. This Week: Growing Bike Advocacy, Bikes and Brews, Sunday Streets in the MissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 15 |

    Monday tonight! East Bay Watershed Master Plan Public Meeting . The District invites the public to review and discuss the public draft of the East Bay Watershed Master Plan which guides the management of tens of thousands of acres of land and water resources in the East Bay.


  4. This Week: Progressive Parking, More Bike Share Stations, Solving HousingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2016 |

    Monday Today! Hayes Valley Bike Share Planning Workshop . Join Bay Area Bike Share to have a say in where the next Bike Share stations should be located in Hayes Valley.


  5. This Week: Urban Farms, Golden Wheel Awards, AIDS WalkRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2016 |

    Tuesday Can You Make a Living as an Urban Farmer? Urban agriculture provides education, places for people to gather, and green spaces in cities. But what about jobs and livelihoods? Numerous city farming and urban gardening projects with a commercial focus have popped up in the Bay Area.


  6. The Death Star, Apple and Urban Design: SPUR Talk on the Future of CitiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 |

    SPUR's Allison Arieff, Nicholas de Monchaux, Nataly Gattegno, and Craig Cannon discussed the future of cities at SPUR. Photo: Streetsblog.


  7. This Week: Bringing Back Main Street, Hub Project, Pride ParadeRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 20, 2016 |

    Monday tonight! Mission Community Hearing . Supervisor David Campos and the SFMTA are holding a public hearing about tweaking the design of the Mission Street Red transit-only lanes.


  8. SPUR Talk: The Election and the Bay Area's FutureRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 8, 2016 |

    David Latterman of Fall Line Analytics and Alex Clemens of Barbary Coast Consulting discuss the election with a packed house at SPUR SF. Photo: Streetsblog.


  9. More Views of Bike to Work DayRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2016 |

    Thursday was Bike to Work Day in many parts of California, including the San Francisco and Monterey Bay Areas. That meant: lots of bikes on the road-maybe more than usual, maybe not-but also lots of smiles, bike-bell-ringing, and high fives all around for everyone who chooses to use this most environmentally friendly way to get to work and everywhere else.


  10. Proposed East Bay Bike-Share Sites AnnouncedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 |

    Bay Area Bike Share released a map of proposed sites for bike-share hubs in the East Bay today. Proposed sites for expansion into San Francisco and San Jose have already been released, but these are the first ones for Berkeley, Oakland, and Emeryville.


  11. This Week: Sounds in Our Cities, Bayview Sunday StreetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 25, 2016 |

    Monday: Bicycle Advisory Committee Meeting. The committee meets to talk about projects and policies to make recommendations to the San Francisco County Board of Supervisors, the SFMTA, and other agencies.


  12. Jobs MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 |

    Looking to hire a smart, qualified person for a position in transportation planning, engineering, IT, or advocacy? Post a listing on the Streetsblog Jobs Board and reach our national audience of dedicated readers. Executive Director , San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, San Francisco The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition's mission is to promote the bicycle for everyday transportation.


  13. Car-Hail Assists BART PassengersRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2016 |

    BART's woes continued this week, with no train service this morning at the end of the Pittsburgh Bay Point line. That meant bus bridges between Pittsburg Bay Point and North Concord.


  14. Uber and Lyft: Friend or Foe in the Battle for Livable Streets?Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 4, 2016 |

    UberPOOL, which gives Uber customers discounts to share rides, launched about a year and a half ago in San Francisco. Uber is now rolling the service out to the East Bay.


  15. A Problem We Can Solve: Commercial Vehicles Blocking Our LanesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 12, 2016 |

    It's been a rough couple of weeks for pedestrians and cyclists in the Bay Area. On Monday, we brought you the sad story of a woman in a wheel chair run over and killed on Market Street and a woman in Berkeley who barely survived getting hit by a car on Fulton Street.


  16. Two Horrific Bay Area Crashes Highlight Need for Faster ActionRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 8, 2016 |

    Megan Schwarzman, 42, a research scientist at the Berkeley School of Public Health, was riding her bike southbound on Fulton Street near Bankcroft Way on Tuesday around 5 p.m. when she was hit and dragged under a car driven by Berwick Haynes, a Sunnyvale resident. Haynes remained at the scene and was later arrested for suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs, according to reports.


  17. Meetings Underway for East Bay and San Jose Bike Share ExpansionRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 26, 2016 |

    A few weeks ago, Streetsblog was happy to tell you about meetings to get input for a huge expansion of San Francisco's bike-share program. The East Bay and San Jose are moving forward with their plans as well, bringing the number of share bikes in the region from 700 to 7,000 over the next few years.


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