In December 2009, then-Mayor Gavin Newsom, three supervisors, numerous activists and a throng of media representatives descended upon Scott and Oak streets to watch politicians lay down a coat of fresh green paint for The City’s first colored bike lane.
At the time, Newsom said the new lanes would put San Francisco in the class of internationally recognized bike-friendly cities such as Copenhagen and Amsterdam. He might have been a bit hasty in that proclamation. Read More
San Francisco is on its way to being the greenest, most bike-friendly city in the nation – at least that’s what Mayor Gavin Newsom believes.
On Monday, the mayor joined the bike community and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority in rolling out the first stripe of a new bike lane on Townsend Street near Fourth Street. The project is the first of some 45 new bike lanes. Read More
There seems to be no better way to celebrate the end of a ban on more bike lanes than by, well, creating a new bike lane. Mayor Gavin Newsom will join bikers and the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Authority Monday afternoon to begin striping a new bike lane at Townsend and 4th streets. Read More
When Didrik Hoag begins his bicycle commute to work, potential dangers with cars are always in his path.
That’s why he’s supportive of new efforts by the county to help drivers stay clear of cyclists at heavily used intersections.
As a test, the county’s public works department has painted the bike lanes bright red along a section of Edgewood Road at Scenic Drive in Woodside. Read More
Advocates hoping for the dissolution of an injunction against The City’s Bike Plan will have to wait a little longer after a Superior Court judge ordered at least a 10-day delay in the case before making any decisions.
Judge Peter Busch ordered both sides to submit briefs Nov. 12 detailing arguments for and against relief of the injunction. Read More
A Panhandle intersection notorious for its danger to pedestrians and cyclists is poised to be reconfigured.
The Fell Street-Masonic Avenue intersection, from March 2003 through February 2008, has had 18 reported collisions involving a motorist turning left from Fell Street onto Masonic Avenue and striking a person, according to the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency. Fifteen bicyclists and three pedestrians were injured in the collisions. Read More