Mid-Market is looking a little brighter this week thanks to the addition of 12 new artist-made "chairs" hanging from circular bike racks.
Wheel and deal at Public Bikes spring warehouse sale at Jack London Square; peruse the work of 73 local artists at Studio 17; and get your pie eatin' on.
Back in 2013, the Bay Area Bikeshare system launched. Around 700 light blue bikes were set up around San Francisco and San Jose, available for people to rent for an hour or more to scoot about town. Two years later, the program, considered an astounding success with nearly a half million riders, plans on not only adding 7,000 more bikes but also expanding to the East Bay. Sweeeet.
This year brought a lot of improvements to San Francisco streets—especially for the growing number of people biking in our city.
It’s not often that a single new product transforms an entire industry.
San Francisco’s bicycle network makes up hundreds of miles of city streets. These are the streets the City has deemed best for biking. San Francisco bike routes are designated by green bike route signs with numbers on them. East/West bike routes are even numbers and North/South are odd—just like the highways. But that’s all really wonky and insider-y, and requires a lot of looking up and down to find the often obscured signage.
Here’s what you really need to know:
There’s a lot to celebrate in San Francisco this week! So let’s keep it going.