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The San Francisco firefighters union is asking mayoral candidates to support fire department veto power over street safety projects. (File art/S.F.Examiner)

Firefighters union asks mayoral candidates for veto power over bike lanes, pedestrian safety projects

Firefighters want their department to wield veto power over Vision Zero street…

 

Wider bike lands and continental crosswalks are among the planned improvements for Arguello Boulevard. ( Ryan McNulty/Special to SF Examiner )

SFMTA Board to review traffic, parking modifications for Arguello Boulevard Safety Project

The SFMTA Board of Directors will review a new round of proposed changes…

 

The new infrastructure at the Ninth and Division intersection. The cones have since been replaced by soft-hit posts. (Photo courtesy SF Bicycle Coalition)

‘Protected’ intersection completed at 9th and Division streets

A hectic but popular San Francisco intersection got a big upgrade recently,…

 

(Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)

How do you envision transit infrastructure along the Embarcadero?

Do you commute, walk, skate, bike or drive along the Embarcadero? If…

(Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)
A rendering of the future protected bike lane project at the intersecton of Division and San Bruno streets (Photo courtesy SFMTA)

New ‘protected intersection’ for bicycles is first for SF, 5th in nation

Public Works crews are now chipping away at the curbs on 9th…

A rendering of the future protected bike lane project at the intersecton of Division and San Bruno streets (Photo courtesy SFMTA)
A cyclist lies in an ambulance after being struck by a vehicle near 4th and Market Streets in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, May 12, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Bike advocates angry at Mayor Lee over recent bike deaths and lack of bike lanes

Two cyclists died in crashes last week on San Francisco’s streets. Kate…

A cyclist lies in an ambulance after being struck by a vehicle near 4th and Market Streets in San Francisco, Calif. Thursday, May 12, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
Margaret McCarthy will begin her term as interim director of the Bike Coalition today. (courtesy sfbike.org)

New interim bike coalition director starts today

The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition’s new interim director starts today. Margaret McCarthy…

Margaret McCarthy will begin her term as interim director of the Bike Coalition today. (courtesy sfbike.org)
Mike Koozmin/SF ExaminerMasonic between Fell and Geary will get a raised cycle track as part of the Masonic Streetscape Project. There are an historic level of bike lanes pushed by SFMTA

Bike lane improvements blooming all over SF

Gearheads and casual cyclists alike will soon have safer options when biking…

Mike Koozmin/SF ExaminerMasonic between Fell and Geary will get a raised cycle track as part of the Masonic Streetscape Project. There are an historic level of bike lanes pushed by SFMTA
(Gabrielle Lurie/Special to the S.F. Examiner)

Long battle results in protected bicycle lanes for Polk Street

With the unanimous approval of protected bicycle lanes along Polk Street by…

(Gabrielle Lurie/Special to the S.F. Examiner)
Eric Risberg/AP PhotoThe elevator of the Bay Bridge's eastern span has been out of order for over a month.

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Eric Risberg/AP PhotoThe elevator of the Bay Bridge's eastern span has been out of order for over a month.
S.F. Examiner File PhotoThe San Francisco Bicycle Coalition executive director Leah Shahum

SF bike lane wins national recognition

The new Polk Street contra-flow bicycle lane took top honors in a…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoThe San Francisco Bicycle Coalition executive director Leah Shahum
Anna Latino/Special to the S.F. ExaminerA separated bike lane on Oak Street has yet to be added. The bike lane on nearby Fell Street is still lacking physical barriers.

Frustrations mount as delays to Fell and Oak bike projects push back completion date

Repeated setbacks to bike-related projects on Fell and Oak streets might delay…

Anna Latino/Special to the S.F. ExaminerA separated bike lane on Oak Street has yet to be added. The bike lane on nearby Fell Street is still lacking physical barriers.
S.F. Examiner File PhotoRights of way: Bike advocates say stretches of Fell and Oak streets are too dangerous for riders to share with vehicles.

Long-awaited bike plan on Fell-Oak up for Board approval

A long-awaited plan to add separated bike lanes to busy sections of…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoRights of way: Bike advocates say stretches of Fell and Oak streets are too dangerous for riders to share with vehicles.

High-speed rail is the right step into future

Like some coal-powered locomotive puffing out black smoke, the naysayers are out…