SFBC Biker Bulletin
December 20, 2011
"San Francisco has experienced a cycling boom in recent years -- 58 percent more people are biking today than just four years ago -- which means the need to step up bicycle safety efforts and engage the city is greater than ever."
Biker Bulletin News
We are taking a break for the Holidays,
Introducing Your New Board Members
Thanks to all of our members who voted in this year's board election. We are pleased to announce the 2012 Board members: Mo Devlin, Jenn Fox, Nik Kaestner, Carla McKay, Holly Minch, Karren Shorofsky, and Daniel Silverman. To learn more about our stellar new board members, visit sfbike.org/board. Big thanks to our outgoing board members David Baker, Justin Fraser, David Gartner, and Dan Nguyen-Tan for their incredible work.
Act Now to Help Get Separated Bikeways on Fell and Oak in 2012
If you're like many San Franciscans, you find biking on the three blocks of Fell and Oak Street between Scott and Baker to be one of the most harrowing bike rides in the city. Act now and urge Mayor Lee and SFMTA Director Ed Reiskin to create separated bikeways on these three critical blocks of Fell and Oak as fast as possible.
Final Days to Use Your Member Discount at Rainbow Grocery
Rainbow Grocery Co-op will no longer offer a 10% discount to members of the SF Bicycle Coalition as of January 1st, 2012.
What Your Year-End Gift Will Accomplish
Together we can transform San Francisco into a place where biking is an enjoyable, fun, stress-free and safe way to get around town, whether you are meeting a friend for coffee or taking your children to day-care.
We're Hiring: Bicycle Valet Coordinator and Graphic Design Intern
We are now hiring a Bicycle Valet Coordinator to manage our world-famous Bicycle Valet Program. This important, semi-seasonal, three-quarter time position will coordinate our amazing team of talented Bicycle Valet Supervisors, recruit and train volunteers, and work with event promoters and sponsors to provide secure valet bicycle parking services at hundreds of San Francisco events each year. Learn more about this opportunity at sfbike.org/jobs.
Last Volunteer Night of 2011 is Wednesday
Twice a month, a great group of people get together to help us complete important tasks that keep our organization rolling. Tomorrow night, Wednesday, we'll be hosting a special Tube Times Volunteer Night to get our quarterly Tube Times newsletters addressed. We have more than 10,000 copies that need to get out the door, so could certainly use your help.
Video: Happy Holidays from the SF Bicycle Coalition
All of us at the SF Bicycle Coalition would like to say Happy Holidays and thank you so much for your support and hard work this year in making San Francisco a better place for biking. Enjoy this video of Tchaikovsky's "The Nutcracker Suite" performed entirely on bicycle parts! Once again Happy Holidays and we'll see you in the new year!
** Wednesday, December 21st **
SF Bicycle Coalition Tube Times Folding Party
It's time to get the Winter issue of the Tube Times out on the street! The SF Bicycle Coalition office will be hopping with friendly folks -- chatting, snacking, and folding away until the folding is done. Can you come out and help spread the news about biking in the city? Dinner is provided. Bring your bike up to the 10th floor. Questions? Email email@example.com or just show up to volunteer.
** Monday, December 26th - Monday, January 2nd **
SF Bicycle Coalition Office Closed for Holiday Break
Office will reopen on Tuesday, January 3rd.
(Events not sponsored by the SF Bicycle Coalition are marked with an *)
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