Golden Wheel Awards

Wednesday, July 13, 2016 • 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm

The Green Room
San Francisco War Memorial & Performing Arts Center
401 Van Ness Avenue, San Francisco

The Golden Wheel Awards honor those individuals and groups who are making a difference in transforming San Francisco into a more people and bike-friendly place.

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Honoree: Nicole Ferrara, Executive Director, Walk SF

For her work fighting to make Vision Zero a reality in San Francisco, and for her support for projects and public spaces that promote active transportation and benefit people who walk and bike, the SF Bicycle Coalition is proud to award Nicole Ferrara with a 2016 Golden Wheel Award. Nicole is the Executive Director of Walk San Francisco and has worked tirelessly to win San Francisco’s adoption of Vision Zero, build a Vision Zero Coalition of community based organizations, change policies to prioritize people on foot, and win funding for improvements to the walking environment. Nicole is the chair of the Vision Zero Network’s Advisory Committee, and serves on the board for the Alliance for Biking and Walking.

Honoree: Assemblymember Phil Ting

For his leadership locally and in Sacramento to encourage biking, including his authorship of AB 40, which permanently banned tolls on people biking and walking across California’s bridges including the Golden Gate Bridge, the SF Bicycle Coalition is proud to award Assemblymember Phil Ting with a 2016 Golden Wheel Award. Phil Ting was elected to the State Assembly in 2012, representing the 19th Assembly District which spans the Westside of San Francisco as well as the communities of Broadmoor, Colma, Daly City, and South San Francisco. In addition to his many legislative accomplishments, Assemblymember Ting hosts an annual family bicycle safety fair in partnership with Safe Routes to Schools and the SF Bicycle Coalition.

Special Remarks by Supervisors Jane Kim and Scott Wiener

We are pleased to welcome Supervisors Jane Kim and Scott Wiener to this year’s Golden Wheel Awards. Both Supervisors have been strong supporters of better biking in San Francisco and are running to replace State Senator Mark Leno in Senate District 11. Supervisors Kim and Wiener have been invited to address their respective transportation platforms.

Platinum Sponsors

Ann Lyons

Jenn Fox

Mark Slavonia

Gold Sponsors

Pillar Capital
Mission Bay

Nick Josefowitz

Sasha Aicken

Silver Sponsors

Law Office of Linda Ross

Lawrence Li

Topher Olson

Bronze Sponsors

AGI Avant

Brianne & Paul Gagnon

Law Office of Daniel H. Rose

Paul Supawanich

Pocket Development LLC

Tom Lockard & Alix Marduel

Westlake Urban

Andy Toebben & Julia Vich Toebben

Jesse Costello-Good

Lisa Fisher & Greg Miller

Perkins + Will


Vanessa Christie