ThinkBike Workshop    Team BluePolk Street Corridor    ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco   1
The Team2          ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco                      19-20 September 2011
First Impressions 3                  ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco                               19-20 September 2011
4   ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco               19-20 September 2011
5   ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco               19-20 September 2011
6   ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco               19-20 September 2011
Part of a Network   Local Access               3 7                    ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco                   ...
8   ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco               19-20 September 2011
Function        Use           Design9                     ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco                               ...
Key Goals1. Support vibrant commercial activity and local businesses   by improving local access and public spaces   - Ped...
Polk Street - People Street     + Safety: Low speeds     + Highlights sense of place and neighborhood identity     + Desig...
Polk Street - People Street 12                           ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco                                ...
On Your Fiets! + Safety: reduces dooring, lowers speeds and reduces parking conflicts + Accommodates existing traffic volu...
Curbside Bikeway with Separation14                            ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco                           ...
Intersection Treatments15            ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco                         19-20 September 2011
Public Spaces/       Parklets16       ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco                    19-20 September 2011
Picture 3   Transit Stops 17            ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco                          19-20 September 2011
Picture 2    Parking Guidance and            More Efficient Curb Usage 18                    ThinkBike Workshop, San Franc...
Marketing and CommunicationEncouragement   + Printed materials   + Key chain card   + Benefits merchants and cyclistsEduca...
Safe, Comfortable Access     and an Attractive Destination        Thank You!                  Dank U!20                Thi...
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ThinkBike San Francisco: Polk Street

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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 a section of Polk Street in San Francisco.

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ThinkBike San Francisco: Polk Street

  1. 1. ThinkBike Workshop Team BluePolk Street Corridor ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 1
  2. 2. The Team2 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  3. 3. First Impressions 3 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  4. 4. 4 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  5. 5. 5 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  6. 6. 6 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  7. 7. Part of a Network Local Access 3 7 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  8. 8. 8 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  9. 9. Function Use Design9 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  10. 10. Key Goals1. Support vibrant commercial activity and local businesses by improving local access and public spaces - Pedestrians - Transit - Deliveries - Streetscape2. Transform Polk Street into an inviting, comfortable, and safe North-South bicycling route for everyone 10 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  11. 11. Polk Street - People Street + Safety: Low speeds + Highlights sense of place and neighborhood identity + Design enables sense and experience of community + Flavor of Sunday Streets + Low speeds = high spending (great for business) + Longer time to realize11 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  12. 12. Polk Street - People Street 12 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  13. 13. On Your Fiets! + Safety: reduces dooring, lowers speeds and reduces parking conflicts + Accommodates existing traffic volumes + Greater level of comfort for people new to bicycling + Improves pedestrian experience and enhances transit access + Flexible and modular + Possible to implement in 2013 with planned road re-surfacing 13 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  14. 14. Curbside Bikeway with Separation14 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  15. 15. Intersection Treatments15 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  16. 16. Public Spaces/ Parklets16 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  17. 17. Picture 3 Transit Stops 17 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  18. 18. Picture 2 Parking Guidance and More Efficient Curb Usage 18 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  19. 19. Marketing and CommunicationEncouragement + Printed materials + Key chain card + Benefits merchants and cyclistsEducation + Webpage to host information: The area and the program + Local outreach about new facility typesEnforcement + Promote safe cycling to promote livable streets + Officer presence to educate and enforce 19 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011
  20. 20. Safe, Comfortable Access and an Attractive Destination Thank You! Dank U!20 ThinkBike Workshop, San Francisco 19-20 September 2011

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