Cyclists will have a lot more room to maneuver on The Embarcadero for America’s Cup events next month.A long segment of the lane closest to the waterfront will be set aside solely for bikes during the weekend of Oct. 6 and 7, the date set for the next round of preliminary races in the sailing regatta. Read More
The first design options for a long-discussed bike path on the Bay Bridge’s western span will be released today, although bridge officials said there is no funding identified for the project, which will cost hundreds of millions of dollars. Read More
For five straight years, Sarah Kaplan biked every weekday morning from her home on Haight Street to her job in the Financial District. But she won’t be making that commute again any time soon.
Kaplan, an avid bicyclist, recently broke her elbow while biking on the Golden Gate Bridge, an injury she says could have been prevented with better management of the span’s crowded eastern sidewalk. Read More
With Caltrain facing a huge budget deficit and threatening dire service cuts, many proposals have emerged to keep the agency from becoming a shadow of its former self.
Strangely, none came from Caltrain.
In April, Executive Director Michael Scanlon first suggested Caltrain could face a $30 million annual budget shortfall, resulting in possible elimination of all but weekday-commute service.
With the July 1 deadline for that s Read More