The City Attorney’s Office is celebrating a victory in the latest legal challenge to San Francisco’s bike plan after an appeals court upheld a previous ruling on the legitimacy of the environmental review. Read More
A plan to completely remake Masonic Avenue — a busy artery with a history of high-profile traffic accidents — could be approved Tuesday.
In the works for several years, the proposal would replace two traffic lanes with 1.2 miles of separated bike paths, add a center median with new trees and install sidewalk extensions to better accommodate transit vehicles and pedestrians. The changes will affect on Masonic between Geary Boulevard and Fell Street. Read More
Despite being on the hook for more than $50,000 in administrative costs, local blogger Rob Anderson continues to fight a costly legal battle with The City over its plan to expand San Francisco’s bicycling network. Read More
The City is demanding tens of thousands of dollars in court-related expenses from a pro-car group whose legal maneuvers forced cyclists and motorists to share lanes citywide for five years.
Rob Anderson formed the Coalition for Adequate Review and took The City to court after lawmakers approved a bike plan in 2005, arguing that California’s environmental laws required the plan’s impacts to be thoroughly analyzed. Read More
The City Attorney’s Office and opponents of San Francisco’s proposed bike plan will get in their next round of arguments tomorrow, in anticipation of the final decision on the much-debate proposal, which is expected to come on November 2. Read More