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Tues, March 5, 6pm – Vote the ‘Rise Up Town’ slate at Uptown Planners election

Come vote for BikeSD's endorsed slate of candidates for the Uptown Planners board The slate consists of 7 emphatically pro-housing, pro-biking, pro-walking, pro-transit, and pro-more-neighbors candidates — called RISE UP TOWN. This March 5 election night offers a rare opportunity to shift the direction of Uptown Planners by bringing pro-housing/biking voices to a majority on the Uptown Planners board. We urge every BikeSD member and ally who lives (or owns a business or property) in Hillcrest,…

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Wednesday, March 13 – Learn Bike and Pedestrian Advocacy Skills

Speak Up: Learn Bicycle and Pedestrian Advocacy Skills Anyone interested in learning how to speak during comments at City Council and working in tandem with the BikeSD Advocacy Team please join us for our monthly advocacy trainings. Our Advocacy Team influences decision making, resource allocation, and implementation of bicycle friendly projects and policies. Learn what a speaker slip is and how to complete it. Learn how to time your speaking for speaking at the podium at City Council meetings.…

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A Quick Look at FY 2019 City Council Budget Priorities

San Diego City Councilmembers submitted their priorities to the Office of the Independent Budget Analyst (IBA) in January 2019 and the IBA created a report which can be seen here: https://www.sandiego.gov/sites/default/files/18_01_fy_2019_city_council_budget_priorities_complete_report.pdf From the report: "All Councilmembers indicated that support for the Climate Action Plan (CAP) is a priority in FY 2019, although no single-CAP related item was supported by a majority of Councilmembers. Budget…

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Sunday, Feb 16 – Carnival of Caffeination at Modern Times

The spectacle of caffeinated and fermented wonders that is our Annual Carnival of Caffeination makes its triumphant return as we turn San Diego’s Jacobs Center into a playground of caffeinated magic, rare & delicious beers, tasty cuisine, and aerial high-fiving with some of the world's most formidable brewers & roasters. Get tickets On hand will be a jaw-dropping arsenal of dark, coffee-centric, and barrel-aged beers alongside a king’s ransom of dazzling coffee-creations from some of…

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West Point Loma Blvd bike lanes: still no approval from PCPB

On Thursday night, staff from San Diego's Traffic & Storm Water Division (TSW) presented slides detailing the West Point Loma Blvd bike lane project to the Peninsula Community Planning Board (PCPB). The project encompasses a "road diet" on a 4-lane-wide stretch of West Point Loma Blvd., reconfigured to a 2-car-lane street with a Class 2 bike lane (paint-buffered only) and other traffic calming measures. This was the third presentation since October 2018 made by the city to the Peninsula…

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Park Boulevard Bikeway – open house & traffic safety hearing January 8

Mark your calendars for the January 8th open house and hearing about SANDAG's proposed Park Boulevard Bikeway Project. This event is focused on presenting the recently-completed Park Boulevard Traffic and Safety Impact Assessment. Date/Time: Tuesday, January 8, 2019 6 – 6:45 p.m. Open House 6:45 – 8 p.m. Public Hearing Location: Roosevelt Middle School 3366 Park Boulevard San Diego, CA 92103   The Traffic and Safety Impact Assessment being presented at the open house has some very…

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Bike Infrastructure Explained: Bike Box

Bike box University Ave and 6th Ave This post is the first in a series of posts that will explain and illustrate bicycle infrastructure designs. These are the designs we want to see on our streets.…

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Balboa Station Plan: Does it solve the mobility issues around Balboa Ave station?

As anyone that has ridden along the Rose Canyon Bike Path or in the UTC area knows, SANDAG is in the process of extending the Mid-Coast Trolley from Old Town to UCSD and UTC area. The potential of…

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A response to Hillcrest Business Association’s Campaign against Uptown Bikeway

Our friends at Hillcrest Business Association (HBA) have resumed their social media push to gut San Diego Association of Governments (SANDAG) Uptown bikeway. While tempting to ignore the HBA’s stale…

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Closing the Hillcrest Gap: Councilmember Todd Gloria’s departing gift?

University Ave between 5th and 6th: 8 lanes devoted to moving and storing cars; none for bikes.   “We couldn’t accomplish that at SANDAG but I think we can accomplish that as a city project.”…

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