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A Board of Supervisors committee Monday advanced proposed legislation aimed at cracking down on bicycle "chop shops." (Mike Koozmin/2014 S.F. Examiner)

Bike, homeless groups oppose bill cracking down on SF’s bicycle ‘chop shops’

San Francisco is seemingly out of reach of achieving its goal of…

 

(Michael Ares/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Concerns raised about self-driving cars, bicycles sharing the streets

San Francisco Bicycle Coalition (SFBC) published an article on its blog Thursday highlighting…

 

An Uber vehicle drives alongside a cyclist on Market Street in San Francisco on March 16. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Uber drivers in SF to receive cyclist safety training

An Uber driver stood, shaken, as he relayed to police how his…

 

Licensing bikes and their riders could raise new obstacles for one of the most affordable and sustainable methods of transportation. (Cindy Chew/2006 S.F. Examiner)

Cyclist licenses: Great crankbait, bad policy

Joel Engardio, a candidate for the Board of Supervisors in District 7,…

Licensing bikes and their riders could raise new obstacles for one of the most affordable and sustainable methods of transportation. (Cindy Chew/2006 S.F. Examiner)
A bicyclist, later identified as 41-year-old San Francisco resident Heather Miller, was fatally struck by a driver in Golden Gate Park on June 22. (Courtesy Bryan Carmody)

Hit-and-run collisions a warning to cyclists

This week’s question comes from Tamika in the Lower Haight, who writes:…

A bicyclist, later identified as 41-year-old San Francisco resident Heather Miller, was fatally struck by a driver in Golden Gate Park on June 22. (Courtesy Bryan Carmody)
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Stay in the know about bicycle safety

Today is Bike to Work Day in San Francisco. As a proud…

(S.F. Examiner)

Transit board to vote on partial Twin Peaks car closure

Twin Peaks’ eastern roadways may soon be closed to vehicles altogether, with…

Cyclist maced by motorist, amid rising road tensions

A cyclist was maced by a motorist in Mission Bay, Tuesday, according…

Photo by Kevin Kelleher/S.F. Examiner

Millionth bike travels Market Street this year

At Market and 10th streets a counter ticks, ticks, ticks, as cyclists…

Photo by Kevin Kelleher/S.F. Examiner
A proposed ordinance from Supervisor John Avalos would make cyclists who yield at stop signs the lowest enforcement priority.

Former state Senator Burton calls proposed rolling stops for cyclists ‘the craziest thing’

Former state Senator John Burton is known for his colorful language and…

A proposed ordinance from Supervisor John Avalos would make cyclists who yield at stop signs the lowest enforcement priority.
Jordan Greenberg, left, and Mark Heryer, right. Heryer was riding his bicycle on Market street Sunday when he was fatally struck by a Muni bus. Photo courtesy Jordan Greenberg.

UPDATE: Muni bus fatally strikes cyclist, in second cyclist collision this weekend

Update 12:12 p.m.: The cyclist fatally struck by a Muni bus was…

Jordan Greenberg, left, and Mark Heryer, right. Heryer was riding his bicycle on Market street Sunday when he was fatally struck by a Muni bus. Photo courtesy Jordan Greenberg.
Bicyclists negotiate The Wiggle on Haight Street in San Francisco on Tuesday July 28, 2015. (Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)

Mayor rejects ‘Idaho Stop,’ citing danger to pedestrians, cyclists

As soon as the bike yield law got rolling, the mayor stopped…

Bicyclists negotiate The Wiggle on Haight Street in San Francisco on Tuesday July 28, 2015. (Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)
A proposed ordinance from Supervisor John Avalos would make cyclists who yield at stop signs the lowest enforcement priority.

Avalos to introduce bike yield law

Ready or not, the bike yield law is set to roll into…

A proposed ordinance from Supervisor John Avalos would make cyclists who yield at stop signs the lowest enforcement priority.
A group of cyclists from the monthly Critical Mass bike ride attacked a woman’s Zipcar on Friday night.

Critical Mass video draws heavy criticism

A viral video showing cyclists bashing a car with a bike lock…

A group of cyclists from the monthly Critical Mass bike ride attacked a woman’s Zipcar on Friday night.
Park Station police captain John Sanford on Tuesday night said he would back off an enforcement crackdown against cyclists in the Panhandle. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Park Station captain ends controversial bicycle crackdown

The San Francisco Police Department crackdown on stop-sign-slipping cyclists drew the ire…

Park Station police captain John Sanford on Tuesday night said he would back off an enforcement crackdown against cyclists in the Panhandle. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
Bicyclists negotiate The Wiggle on Haight Street in San Francisco on Tuesday July 28, 2015. (Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)

SFPD weighs in on modifying stop sign laws for cyclists

On the eve of an on-wheels protest by cyclist-advocacy group, “The Wigg…

Bicyclists negotiate The Wiggle on Haight Street in San Francisco on Tuesday July 28, 2015. (Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)
A bike rider crosses the intersection of Oak and Stanyan Street in San Francisco on Thursday, July 16, 2015. (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Clamping down on cyclists: Police and bike riders clash over new enforcement near Panhandle

Park Station’s newest police captain discovered one thing on the job right…

A bike rider crosses the intersection of Oak and Stanyan Street in San Francisco on Thursday, July 16, 2015. (Michael Ares/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSFMTA is poised to receive a grant to install more BikeLink lockers

SF looks to reduce thefts while boosting transit alternative

Ample secure parking for bicycles is considered a key component to increasing…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerSFMTA is poised to receive a grant to install more BikeLink lockers
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner File PhotoBicycle advocates are calling into question the thoroughness of the San Francisco Police Department's investigation into bicyclist Charles Vinson's death on March 2 after he was hit and killed by a car.

SFPD investigation into bicyclist death called into question

Old wounds of distrust between bike advocates and local police have reopened…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner File PhotoBicycle advocates are calling into question the thoroughness of the San Francisco Police Department's investigation into bicyclist Charles Vinson's death on March 2 after he was hit and killed by a car.

Caltrain boosts bike trains for every line in service

Bicyclists using Caltrain will now have a lot easier time securing a…