working very hard on my paper..
Anyone happen to be a San Franciscan cyclist expert on tumblr on a Friday night and wanna confirm my timeline? or spot any corrections to be made? (or should I repost tomorrow morning?)
1971 SF Bike Coalition (SFBC) founded; dormant through the 1980s.
1972 SFBC’s protected bike lanes on Market St. approved by SF Board of Supervisors but opposed by SFDPW and never built
1973 Transit First policy adopted by the city
1990 SFBC re-founded. SF Bicycle Advisory Committee founded.
1992 First Critical Mass ride (Sept. 25)
1997 Bicycle Plan adopted; many bicycle lanes constructed and 1,500+ bike parking racks
2000 SFBC entered electoral politics
2002 SFBC community outreach effort for 1997 Bike Plan update
2005 Bike Plan approved by Board of Supervisors and Mayor Gavin Newsom
2006 Superior Court required EIR for the Bike Plan, imposed injunction (no bike improvements from June 2006–August 2010, exception of bike parking racks)
2007 Healthy Saturdays to re-establish car-free weekend in Golden Gate Park. Bike SF 2010 milestone goals
2008 Sunday Streets. Total of 23 miles of streets with bike paths (Class I), 45 mi. bike lanes (Class II), 132 mi. bike routes (Class III) in SF. Open house about the City’s Bicycle Plan. Caltrain issues Bicycle Access and Parking Plan
2009 Bike plan with EIR finally approved. SFBC over 10,000 members. Community meetings held by SFMTA Bike Program
2010 Injunction lifted. SFMTA started construction of 34 miles of bike lanes, also installed 10 on-street bike corrals. Number of cyclists increased by 58% from 2006 baseline (SFMTA count at 33 locations)
2011 SFBC over 12,000 members. “Connecting the City” campaign. 11 mi. of the proposed 34 mi. additional bike lanes completed by end of Jan.
2012 Projects: 6 current; 21 completed; 28 future. New 2012–2017 Strategic Plan
2015 “Connecting the City” 25-mile network of protected cycle tracks to be completed
I don’t believe anyone at SFBC would check their email and reply this weekend..