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Active Communities Plan: August Update & Ride with Supervisor Dorsey

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Active Communities at the SFMTA Board

A photo collage of people riding bicycles, scooters, powerchairs, and other devices.

On August 1st, we provided an update on the Active Communities Plan to the SFMTA Board of Directors. This presentation included lessons learned from outreach, network analysis, and collision analysis, and key takeaways that will guide the development of the plan. Read our Board presentation, Board presentation, dive into the details in our staff report, or watch our presentation to the Board on video (starts at about the one-hour mark).

To date, we have engaged more than 4500 residents through surveys, in-neighborhood events, community bike rides, public hearings, and more. Through partnerships with community-based organizations, we have also co-hosted 25 community events and 20 neighborhood bike rides.

Fillmore residents with bikes standing in front of the Salesforce Transit Center

Participants at the D5 Community Bike Ride, July 28th

This public input, along with our analysis of collisions and network use (which can be viewed through our Interactive Map tool), will directly inform the draft network recommendations – which we’ll be sharing with the public in October.  

Upcoming events:

8/18 - Community Bike Ride – Join SFMTA, the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, and KidSafe SF for a community bike ride through District 6 with Supervisor Dorsey. District 6 includes SOMA, Mission Bay, East Cut, and Treasure Island. You can register for the event here: Registration Link

Event flyer: August 18, 3-5PM. Ride meets at Sextant Coffee Roasters (10th St at Folsom St)

8/20 - SFMTA Bike Ride – Join SFMTA, Potrero Boosters, Dogpatch Neighborhood Association, and the Eastside SF Bike & Scooter Alliance for an audit bike ride along Illinois Street in District 10. Join us to provide feedback and help imagine a better Illinois Street. No registration required.

Flyer for August 20 bike ride: 1:30-3:30PM, The Ramp (855 Terry Francois Blvd)

What’s next?

Based on feedback from surveys, community outreach, and technical analyses, we are working to develop a draft Active Transportation Network, which will be shared in the Fall.

As always, if you’d like us to attend your community meeting or event, contact and let us know!

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