Submitted by lisatran on Mon, 2015-07-06 15:52
Pedalfest is an event geared towards everyone from the recreational rider to the seasoned competitive cyclist, showcasing amazing shows, food and music.
PedalFest will take place from 11AM to 7PM on July 25, 2015 at Jack London Square in Oakland. There will be a pedal powered sound stage with live music, safety training for bicyclists and an amazing collection of bicycles that range from vintage to creative art bikes. Don't miss it!
Saturday, July 25, 2015
11am – 7pm
Jack London Square
Submitted by lisatran on Mon, 2015-07-06 15:11
Bay Area Bike Share is a system where individuals can purchase either an annual, 24-hour or 3-day pass to borrow bicycles from kiosks and return them to another kiosk in that service area within 30 minutes. This is a great system for bay area residents who take BART or CalTrain to work, but still have quite a distance to walk to their work from the train station. It not only saves time, it also promotes a healthier lifestyle.
Submitted by lisatran on Mon, 2015-07-06 14:22
Submitted by lisatran on Thu, 2015-07-02 11:30
Walk San Francisco released the first comprehensive review of San Francisco’s progress towards improving pedestrian safety and walkability in San Francisco. The Street Score 2015: Annual Report Card on Walking analyzes the City’s progress on the 2013 Pedestrian Strategy metrics and gives recommendations for the City to make San Francisco streets safer for everyone.
This report includes the 2014 goals and outcomes for the following categories:
Submitted by lisatran on Wed, 2015-06-17 16:48
On May 26, SafeTREC and Prevention Institute (PI) co-sponsored the event, “From Streetscapes to Thriving Communities” with visionary thinkers Dr. Dinesh Mohan and Richard J. (Dick) Jackson. The one-hour discussion, moderated by PI Managing Director Manal J. Aboelata, touched upon a number of issues we face in creating healthy, safe, thriving and more equitable communities.
Submitted by lisatran on Thu, 2015-06-11 12:36
For the first time, Pasadena opened its streets to the largest car-free open streets event in America. At 3.5 miles, CicLAvia – Pasadena, which took place on May 31, is the most walkable CicLavia to date. Pedestrians walked and biked along Colorado Boulevard to parks and historic architecture. The route connected the Memorial and Del Mar Metro Gold Line Stations, enabling participants to have a car-free day.
Submitted by lisatran on Thu, 2015-06-11 11:20
The next Sunday Streets SF event is going to take place on June 14, and you should definitely check it out!
This scenic Sunday Streets travels along the Great Highway from Sloat to Lincoln, along JFDK and MLK Drive through Golden Gate Park. From Lindy in the Park, to the Skatin Place, to Ocean Beach, there is something for everyone along this route! Be sure to take advantage of the Golden Gate Park Shuttle, which will be running during the event.
Submitted by lisatran on Mon, 2015-06-08 16:05
Last month, the City of San José unanimously adopted Vision Zero as the new transportation framework, committing to the prioritization of street safety. The major goal of Vision Zero is to create a culture that prioritizes traffic safety and to ensure that mistakes on roadways do not result in serious injuries or death.
Submitted by lisatran on Fri, 2015-06-05 14:37
In 2005, Congress created the Safe Routes to School (SRTS) program to improve safety and increase the number of students walking and biking to and from school. A new report from Active Living Research indicate that Safe Routes to School has increased rates of walking and biking and improved safety.
Submitted by lisatran on Thu, 2015-06-04 15:51
On Saturday May 30, East Bay residents celebrated the second annual East Bay Open Streets’ Oaklavía: Love Our Neighborhood Day. A one-mile stretch of San Pablo Avenue – from Ashby to Stanford was closed to auto traffic. The event was a production of Walk Oakland Bike Oakland (WOBO) in association with the Downtown Berkeley Association and the North Shattuck Association.