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List of Weekend Marches & Rallies

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Since there are several local rallies and marches happening this weekend, I thought it would be helpful to summarize them all in one place. Here’s the list I have for Friday and Saturday: 1)  Friday, Jan 20 (Inauguration Day), Bridge Together Golden Gate– 10am-noon Participants will form a human chain across the Golden Gate Bridge in […]

Streets for People 2016- A Big Success!

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The fifth annual Streets for People in downtown Fairfax on Sunday, August 28th was an explosion of community spirit!  Approximately 1,500 people enjoyed the unique Fairfax vibe in the open street on Bolinas Road. The street was alive with music, dancing, hula hooping, art and crafts, games, local food and other offerings from residents and […]

Streets for People is Almost Here!

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Fifth Annual Fairfax Streets for People will Make Bolinas Road in Downtown Fairfax a Car-Free Party for One Day: August 28, 2016 Sustainable Fairfax announces the fifth annual Streets for People festival; an Open Streets event in downtown Fairfax, on Sunday August 28, 2016 from 10:00 am to 4:00pm. The event transforms Bolinas Road in downtown Fairfax into a […]

Take the ReduceX2 Challenge! 

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Take the Sustainable Fairfax ReduceX2 Challenge, and replace your single-occupancy car trips with other modes of transport at least two times per week (ReduceX2!). After completing the 3-week challenge, you will be entered into a drawing to win great prizes including a Boreas Gear backpack and an Alite barrell handlebar bag. During the first week of the challenge […]

Celebrate Earth Day 2016 in Fairfax

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How did Earth Day get its start? The first Earth Day took place on April 22nd, 1970 when 20 million people participated in peaceful demonstrations to protest the industrial revolution and advocate for a healthy sustainable environment. Earth Day founder Senator Gaylord Nelson was inspired to create Earth Day after witnessing the devastating 1969 oil […]

Sustainable Fairfax Benefit Raffle – Win a Yuba Cargo Bicycle!

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ENTER A RAFFLE TO WIN A CARGO BIKE!   (And other prizes) Yuba Bicycles donated a Yuba Mundo LUX cargo bicycle (Value $1600) to support ReduceX2 (car trips per week), a project of Sustainable Fairfax. A cargo bike is specifically designed to carry a load, be it small, large, heavy or light. Load up your groceries & […]

Did Your Bike Get Tagged?

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On Friday, August 28, 2015, Sustainable Fairfax took to the streets as part of a launch of our new transportation initiative:  Reduce By Two (Car Trips per Week).   We tagged bikes with sayings like “Your bike is hot,”  “I love what you’ve done with your bike,” “Joy Ride, Amazing things happen when you ride your […]

Bicycle Decorating Contest for $100 Good Earth Gift Package

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This year, we’re having a Best Decorated Bicycle contest during Streets for People. Get inspired, get crafty, get on out to the streets! There are three categories of competition: CATEGORY 1: CARGO BIKE CATEGORY 2: CRUISER BIKE CATEGORY 3: KID’S BIKE The rules are simple: 1. Bring your decorated bicycle to the parking lot by […]