Thursday, July 2, 2015

Maintaining homeostasis -- in our urban oasis.


(photo above: BdP discarded wheels are upcycled into a public art piece on the #30ecb block)



About a year ago, BdP's basement went through a proper spring cleaning.  We had an overflow of items, almost all of which have been donated to our bike kitchen from the community.

HUGE thanks to everyone out there!  

After we sorted things, we were left with a lot of items that were not suitable as bike parts, so with some artistic interpretation, these wheels were turned into an art piece.  

Brennan Hubbell is an artist, with a passion for both community & conservation.  He created this crescent-shaped trellis with the help of volunteers.    

This took place at the Take Back the Alley 3.0 event, it was the 3rd edition of this annual place-making series.

This year, the 4.0 edition featured new communities that have adopted "Take Back the Alley" as a way to understand and beautify the public spaces that are often neglected and overlooked.

Through sharing collective skills, experiences and wisdom, community members are activating their spaces for the betterment of the whole environment.





"One person's trash is another person's treasure".


Tuesday, June 30, 2015

Community News - Vision Zero White Paper Release Reception - July 07, 2015



We would like to share an upcoming event that you may be interested in.. 

See below for more info!  


WHAT
Join Circulate San Diego for a reception for the recently released report, Vision Zero: Zero Traffic Deaths in San Diego by 2025. The report is available here.

WHEN
July 07, 2015 at 5:30pm - 7:30pm

WHERE
The Lafayette Hotel
2223 El Cajon Blvd
San Diego, CA 92104
United States



Vision Zero Corridors

Hope some of you out there reading this, will RSVP and attend this event on July 7th.  If you do, please share with us your thoughts.

I am excited to see that the Vision Zero Corridors address 3 major streets that run through City Heights.  

All the best,
-a BDP collaborative member

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

Tuesday meeting at Morley Field

The weather is so nice that BdP members have decided to hold our meeting at Morley Field.

We are wrapping up our discussion just in time to enjoy Tuesday night racing at the SD Velodrome.


Bring your own burrito.




Thursday, June 18, 2015

May 31st Visitor Spotlight



I snapped this candid photo on an especially happy Saturday.  It was the Fruit & Veggie Fest!  More on FVF in the subsequent post. 

Can anyone guess who our special visitor is?  

If you go to the City Heights Farmer's Market , then perhaps you would know.  

In any case, Dylan, one of our most dedicated BDP members, is shown in the photo above, pumping air into someone's stroller.  
Now the beautiful baby that sits in that stroller can glide on down the street. 

Thanks Dylan! 



Transportation Justice Event - a retrospective


More to come on this event.

For now; all I have to say is that, this was a great event -- hosted by student organizations from UCSD.

All the cupcakes were gone.  Extra credit was given.  And we gave away schwagg!