Flavordome April 22 photo

Monday, April 22 – BikeSD Mixer Meetup at Flavordome

Come meet up and have a beer with BikeSD's board of directors for a social mixer at Modern Times' FLAVORDOME! We'd love to hear your ideas about biking and bike advocacy in San Diego. And we'll be celebrating our successful event: the Family Ride and People Protected Lanes on 30th Street. Join us for a drink and stay for our full board meeting at 7:00 pm, if you'd like. We love doing outreach with the amazing bike community in our city!   Event Details Date: Monday, April 22 Time: 5:30 pm…

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Protected lanes image for West Point Loma Blvd

Advocacy Alert: Bring Protected Bike Lanes to West Point Loma Blvd

Thursday, April 18, 2010 - 6 PM to 8:30 PM Peninsula Community Planning Board Meeting Location: Point Loma Library, 3701 Voltaire Street, San Diego, CA 92107 Come voice your support for fully-protected Class IV bike lanes along West Point Loma Blvd. The City of San Diego is presenting this option to the Peninsula Community Planning Board. It's critical that bike and street safety advocates come and support this project to help create an amazing transformation of a neighborhood street and…

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Councilmember Chris Ward addresses the 30th Street ride

More than 150 riders use “people-protected bike lane” to call for safe 30th Street bike lanes

On Saturday morning, scores of North Park families and friends turned out to call for protected bike lanes on 30th Street. From 6 year olds on training wheels to 66 year olds on road bikes, the mood was joyous as District 3 Councilmember Chris Ward and staff from the Mayor's office spoke and rode in support of creating protected bike lanes on 30th Street. And then more than 150 bike riders led by BikeSD board president Nicole Burgess set off from Bird Park to create a line of bike riders…

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Wanted: safe space on 30th St for all users

30th Street Bikeway Update – We Have a Real Opportunity

  There’s a real opportunity for a transformative redesign of one of San Diego’s premiere urban streets — if we remind the city of its Complete Streets, Vision Zero and Climate Action Plan policies. Just last week, the city started community outreach to gauge support for adding bike lanes to 30th Street from Juniper Street north to Howard Street following the pipeline replacement project. Councilmember Chris Ward’s office held the first of three meetings to solicit community input. After…

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Monroe Bikeway: A Bikeway on Paper Only

Back in July 2018, we knew the five year old planning effort behind the Monroe bikeway was in trouble. The Kensington-Talmadge community planning group (Ken-Tal) declined to vote on the latest version but they clearly resisted improvements to this corridor. Both Kensington-Talmadge and BikeSD were told that San Diego traffic engineers would study possible solutions to keep traffic on El Cajon Boulevard. It’s unclear if those studies were ever completed. BikeSD warned that Ken-Tal would not…

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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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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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