People poured down Mission District bike lanes this morning for the annual Bike to Work Day hosted by the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition. The Mission’s two morning energizer stations fed people bagels and coffee at the corner of 17th and Valencia Streets as well at Caesar Chavez and Harrision Streets.

Coalition volunteers also asked people to sign petitions for their support of a plan to redesign the city’s bike lanes, which would add a lane on 17th Street from Castro to Potrero. The Board of Supervisors will vote on the plan in June.

Download PDF of proposed 17th Street bike lane.

Lydia Chávez

I’ve been a Mission resident since 1998 and a professor at Berkeley’s J-school until 2019. I got my start in newspapers at the Albuquerque Tribune in the city where I was born and raised. The Tribune...

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