The bicycle phenomenon known as Critical Mass started in San Francisco 20 years ago and has since been exported to many other cities around the world. Thousands of cyclists from across the globe are in town this week to celebrate the anniversary of a movement that has raised the profile of urban cycling. Read More
The idea was born out of a conversation among friends, over a few beers after work: They would ride their bikes together down Market Street once a month. The first trip included just a handful of riders and ended after a short jaunt to Zeitgeist, a cyclist-friendly bar in the Mission district. Read More
Traffic in San Francisco is never a picnic, but this weekend could be particularly nightmarish for motorists because a couple of major events are expected to attract hundreds of thousands of people to The City. Read More
A court decision in New York City that may create strict restrictions on the Critical Mass bicycle event raises questions as to whether San Francisco could do the same.
A judge ruled Tuesday that New York City can force groups of 50 people or more on bicycles to get a parade permit, a process known to be cumbersome. Read More