2020 Candidate Questionnaire – Mayor: Bry, Gloria

Candidate: Barbara Bry — 1. What are your top 3 priorities for improving the biking experience for residents and families in San DiegoAddressing safety issues between bicyclists and vehicles Update of San Diego’s Bicycle Master Plan Educating youth about the importance of bicycle safety and expanding their bicycling experiences2. San Diego’s Bicycle Master Plan needs updating and projects need prioritizing in order to create a complete bicycle network. A large number of street resurfacing…

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2020 SD City Council Candidate Responses

2020 City Council Questionnaire – District 3: Duran, Olsen, Whitburn

Candidate: Toni Duran — 1) What are your top 3 priorities for improving the biking experience in District 1 for residents and families? My top 3 priorities will be:Addressing the deferred maintenance of our streets and other infrastructure. Funding the mobility plans for downtown and other high-density areas that include car alternatives such as bicycles. Supporting low-income, minority, or youth programs that encourage bicycling and healthy living.2) San Diego’s Bicycle Master Plan needs…

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Sunday, August 4 – ‘Safe Streets For All’ Family ride starting 11 AM in Bird Park

  Join BikeSD, Climate Action Campaign, SD Bicycle Coalition, CirculateSD, and Mid-City CAN for a family ride in support of protected bike lanes on 30th Street — and everywhere! We’ll start at Bird Park at Morley Field (28th and Upas St) and ride together to Teralta Park in City Heights to call for safe, healthy, and connected communities. Come support the development of a world-class transportation network in San Diego. Enjoy a beautiful ride along two soon-to-be multi-modal…

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Saturday, August 24 – Modern Times Festival of Dankness

MARK THINE CALENDARS: The 5th annual Festival of Dankness is going down 8/24. An armada of the world's most powerful beer sorcerers will descend upon San Diego's beautiful Waterfront Park bearing gifts of unparalleled hop-centric wonderment. Stunning displays of exotic hops, cutting edge brewing approaches, and awe-inspiring mastery of alpha acids will abound. Age 21+ only. Get info and tickets here: https://m.bpt.me/event/4296123   Event Details Date: Saturday, August 24Time: 3:00 pm -…

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Enter the 2020 BikeSD Calendar Photo Contest to win $100 and more

BikeSD is having a photo contest — deadline is August 31, 2019. Submit up to three of your best bike-related photos. Photos need to be high resolution suitable for printing. BikeSD will select an overall winner who will receive a $100 gift certificate at George's Camera and a 2020 BikeSD Calendar with the winner's photo on the cover. BikeSD will award twelve honorable mentions, who will receive a 2020 calendar with their photo included in the calendar. Details and entry form here:…

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Listing of Road Resurfacing Projects (SB1)

Listing of Road Resurfacing Projects (SB1) Here’s a list of all resurfacing projects being funded under SB1. Resurfacing is a prime opportunity to insist that bike/mobility lanes be added on that street, as part of the resurface work. If you see a street near you on this list which is getting resurfaced soon, please let us know if it’s appropriate for bike lanes. Click to see the list of road resurfacing projects

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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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