SFBC Biker Bulletin
December 18, 2012
Looking for a perfect gift for the bike lover on your list?
Take the City’s Survey on Potential Polk Street Improvements
You can make biking and walking on Polk Street safer and more enjoyable by taking the city’s survey on proposed improvements to this vibrant and exciting corridor. From now until December 28 the city is looking for your input on a series of design improvements for Polk Street from McAllister to Union Street.
Help Us Raise $75,000 for Better, Safer Streets by Year-End
With only two weeks left in the year we’re taking the time to review what we’ve accomplished with your help in 2012. It has been a tremendous year for change on our streets. Whether it was smoother patch pavement on Market Street to separated bikeways on Fell Street (and Oak Street soon to come), our members helped make 2012 a great year. Let's make 2013 even better!
Give the Gifts That Keep On Giving
Stumped on what to get that special someone in your life? We’ve got the best gifts for you! Visit sfbike.org/store_shirts to see our new gear. Swing by the office this week and pick up the gifts in time for the holidays.
Join Us for our Tube Times Mailing Party on Wednesday!
What better way to celebrate the holiday season than heading down to SF Bicycle Coalition HQ to help stamp and seal the upcoming edition of the Tube Times? Join us for our final Volunteer Night of 2012 on Wednesday, Dec. 19, from 5-8pm, sure to be the most festive one yet! We’re on the 10th floor of 833 Market St. Tasty dinner, great company, and eternal gratitude guarenteed. No RSVP necessary. Bring a friend and don’t forget to bring up your bike. We look forward to seeing you!
Safety Education Program Hits New Record in 2012
Just yesterday, SF Bicycle Coalition staff wrapped up its 75th safety workshop and we’re proud to be the leading resource for street safety in San Francisco. As we all head off for our holiday break, we wanted to share with you some of our successes making your commute safer.
Shop at Bike-Friendly Businesses This Holiday
Find the perfect gift this holiday season at a bike-friendly business that offers a special discounts for current SF Bicycle Coalition members. Check out the full list and special discount offered, then flash your SF Bicycle Coalition membership card at the register. There are more than 60 businesses who’ve pledged to support better biking in San Francisco, so you’re sure to find something for everyone!
Transportation Job Opening at School District
Make the movement by bringing your expertise on biking -- and more -- to this exciting job opportunity with the San Francisco Unified School District : SF Unified School District - Director of Transportation.
Hiring a Development Intern
Join the SF Bicycle Coalition’s Development team, and be a part of a dynamic group that builds financial support for our daily advocacy and education work. The Development intern will work with other members, businesses and foundations in our fundraising campaigns. For more information and to apply click here.
Video: Schwinn Bell Choir Plays Jingle Bells
The most wonderful time of the year is quickly approaching! Whether you're scrambling for last minute gifts, keeping an eye out for your packages, or booking last minute flights, don't forget to slow down and enjoy the spirit of the holidays. Here's a creative video by the Schwinn Bell Choir spreading a little Christmas cheer, using nothing but their bike bells! So go on and grab your bike and buddies, and start making some music!
** Tuesday, December 18th **
Want to share some bike love with fellow San Franciscans? Swing by one of out streetside outreach stations and learn about all the great new changes and campaigns. Looking to volunteer? If you're a trained Bicycle Ambassador and want to volunteer, sign up here.
** Wednesday, December 19th **
SF Bicycle Coalition Tube Times Folding Party
It's time to get the Spring 2013 isue of the Tube Times out on the street! The SF Bicycle Coalition office will be hopping with friendly folks-chatting, snacking, and labeling away until the issue is done. Come out and help spread the news about biking in the city! Dinner is provided. Bring your bike up to the 10th floor. Special thanks to Rainbow Grocery for generously providing snacks for our volunteers.
** Saturday, December 22nd **
Rec Ride: Transportation History Geek-Out Ride *
Join SF Bicycle Coalition co-founder, Joel Pomerantz, for a bike ride from the Wiggle to Golden Gate Park to see the history of Transportation in SF unfold. This is a 5 mile easy, relaxed pace ride from Duboce & Church to Ocean Beach. Provide your own bike. Pay what you like. (Free, with a hat to be passed around at the end.) RSVP & Event Details
(Events not sponsored by the SF Bicycle Coalition are marked with an *)
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