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San Francisco ThinkBike (September 2011) brought together Dutch and local experts to quickly brainstorm ideas over the course of two days for improving the Wiggle, the route that snakes through the ...

San Francisco ThinkBike (September 2011) brought together Dutch and local experts to quickly brainstorm ideas over the course of two days for improving the Wiggle, the route that snakes through the heart of the city.

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ThinkBike San Francisco: Wiggle Presentation Transcript

  • 1. The Wiggle ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 1
  • 2. TeamHillie TalensCasey AllenPaul ChasanGary FisherCortney MildIan MooreMaggie O’MaraBob PlantholdEllen RobinsonJean-Paul ScottBridget SmithPeter TannenAndy ThornleyDustin WhiteLisa Zahner2 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  • 3. Study Area1. Market Street2. Polk Street3.The Wiggle 1 2 33 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  • 4. Purpose Prioritize bikes along major east-west bike route that avoids hills and connects Market and Panhandle4 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  • 5. Challenges• Eastbound Duboce at Market – complex bike crossing• Duboce/Church & Duboce/Steiner – complex intersections with Muni tracks• Haight Street – busy with Muni and commercial activity 5 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  • 6. Challenges• Scott – cut-through for motorists• Scott/Fell – left-turn bike/ motorist conflicts• All intersections – pedestrian/cyclist/motorist conflicts• Throughout – tour buses and employer shuttles• Throughout – lack of route identity and visual cues 6 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  • 7. Solutions Route Identity• Surface treatments - streetprint• Wayfinding for bikes and pedestrians 7 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  • 8. Solutions Route Identity Wiggle-themed street furniture – benches and bike racks 8 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  • 9. Solutions Traffic Circles 9 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  • 10. Solutions Speed Tables 10 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  • 11. Solutions Fietsstraat Bicycle Street - Car is Guest 11 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  • 12. Solutions Market - Duboce• Study closure of Buchanan• Add crossbike adjacent to crosswalk• Allow eastbound bike movement in one phase 12 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  • 13. Solutions Duboce - Church• Crossbikes with refuge• Rail replacement project• Cycle track along MUNI boarding area• Transit-only lanes 13 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  • 14. Solutions Church - Steiner• Channelized bike turn• Pedestrian bulb-outs• Clearly marked intersection• Realigned crosswalk 14 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  • 15. Solutions Scott - Haight• Super sharrows on Haight (highlight shared lane with cars)• Loading zone on Haight to reduce double-parking• Convert Scott to slow shared street• Expand sidewalk plantings = more greenery 15 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  • 16. Solutions Scott - Page• Planted traffic circle at Scott/Page• Convert Scott to slow shared street• Expand sidewalk plantings = more greenery• Deter cut-through traffic on Scott 16 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  • 17. Solutions Scott (Oak-Fell) • Make Scott one-way northbound except bikes • Green bike box on Oak at Scott • Pedestrian bulb-outs • Raised speed tables on Oak • Expand sidewalk plantings = more greenery • Deter cut-through traffic on Scott 17 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  • 18. Solutions Scott - Fell• Prohibit left-turn from Fell to Scott• Expand sidewalk plantings = more greenery• Deter Cut-Through traffic on Scott 18 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  • 19. Solutions Further Study• Add left-turn signals on Divisadero to make it more attractive than Scott• Work with employer shuttles to reroute off Scott• Restrict tour buses on Scott• Provide tour bus loading zone along Alamo Square 19 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  • 20. Solutions Marketing• Create a consistent logo and colors for the Wiggle• Community fun rides, incorporated into exisiting neighborhood events, like Lower Haight Art Walk• Banners and art along the route 20 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  • 21. Questions?21 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  • 22. Upper Wiggle22 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011