SFBC Biker Bulletin
May 30, 2006
I brought my bike in to work today, and here it's gonna stay. So
every day I can ride it. To and from the Bart station, instead of using
Muni, and to my department motor pool parking lot when I pick up the
office vehicle. I might also enjoy some riding around S.F. on my lunch
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Voted Best City Amenity 2006 by the SF Weekly: The Evolving Bike Lane Network!
Tube Times Folding Party Tomorrow Night
Sneak preview the latest version of our award winning newsletter, the Tube Times (there are CUTE kids in helmets in this edition!) and come lend a hand at our folding party this Wednesday night. We need your help to get our ambassador in print out on the streets. As always, the dinner and fine conversation is on the house. Bring a friend- the more the merrier- and bring your bike up to the fifteenth floor. 5-8 pm; SFBC Headquarters, 995 Market St, Suite 1550. Email firstname.lastname@example.org or just show up.
Call or Email Your Support For Assembly Bill 2444 Now
Our partners at the Transportation and Land Use Coalition (TALC) have helped craft and sponsor AB 2444, a $10 vehicle registration fee that would raise much-needed funds for air and water quality protection, bicycle and pedestrian safety measures, public transit operations, and roadway improvements throughout the Bay Area. The Assembly will vote on AB 2444 TUESDAY, May 31 -- if you're a constituent of Assemblymember Leland Yee, please call or email him TODAY to ask for his support of AB 2444 (find out if you are represented by Assemblymembers Yee at http://www.assembly.ca.gov/ and clicking on "Find My District"). Just pick up the phone and say: "Hi, I'm a constituent and would like to ask the Assemblymember to support AB 2444." (916) 319-2012, Assemblymember.email@example.com. For more information contact Marta at TALC: 510/740-3150 x14 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Got the Volunteer Bug?
The SFBC office needs your help to keep us rolling into summer! Can you lend a hand with the little work that keeps our members happy? We need folks to help with data entry, membership packets, and general office upkeep. We can use your hands for an hour or two any day or every day. Our small staff of five cannot do it without you! Interested in volunteering? Email email@example.com.
Streetside Outreach on Market Street: Revelers Needed to Spread the Word
Liven up the streets with the city's cyclists by shouting out for the new Market Street Bike Lanes! We'll be cheering on cyclists as they roll down the latest edition to the Citywide Bike Network - those beautiful brand new lanes between Van Ness and Octavia. The outreach will be happening next week - Thursday, June 8th from 5-7pm on Market between Gough and Franklin. Can you join us to celebrate, spread the word about upcoming campaigns, and talk to bikers about the work of the SFBC? If you were a Bike to Work Day volunteer, you know how fun and rewarding outreach can be! Come out and give us a hand - email firstname.lastname@example.org to sign up.
New SFBC Membership Discount: City CarShare
Have you used your little blue membership card lately? Well, what are you waiting for? The SFBC Discount list is growing by the minute. Help us welcome City Carshare as the latest SFBC discount!
City CarShare offers SFBC members 3 months free ($30 value) plus no application fee, so you only pay for your usage the first 3 months. (Use code: BCCS when signing up for City CarShare membership) To kick off the partnership, City CarShare invites you to their 5 Year Anniversary Party. Just flash your little blue SFBC membership card at the door and get in for the City CarShare member entry price ($15). For more info, visit http://www.citycarshare.org
Check out ALL of the SFBC Discount Partners and use your SFBC membership card for great deals all over town!
We've got a quick cartoony project that needs an artist! Do you have illustration skills you can put to use for the betterment of all humankind, or at least for a fun new web feature for sfbike.org? If you've got the goods, give email@example.com a shout and we'll talk toons...
Bike Mural Guided Tour: Order Your Bike Mural Photo Cards Now!
Seven years ago we produced a giant mural to celebrate our first conversion of a car street to a street reserved for bikes, peds and Muni. Finally there's a printed tour available telling all the Duboce Bikeway Mural's secrets, history and symbolism. Make a donation of any amount to support community muraling and help retire our remaining mural debts by purchasing a set of beautiful mural cards! You'll get a chance to read all about the Wiggle, the sordid history of transportation depicted, messages hidden by those crafty muralists, and all the other fun details on the backs of these cards -- and then you can hang the cards up and have your own mural at home!
Check Out the Bike to Work Day Photo Gallery Online!
Thank you to all our glorious members who filled the streets with biking joy this Bike to Work Day! Check out photos of you and your biking buds online in our Bike to Work Day Photo Gallery:
Viva bikes in San Francisco!
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