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(Courtesy Jonathan Koshi)

Saturday’s Supermarket Street Sweep bike race to benefit SF-Marin Food Bank

For 11 years local cyclists have been bundling up and hitting the road…

 

Mike Koozmin/2012 S.F. Examiner file photo

Twin Peaks car restrictions approved

The western portion of Twin Peaks' highest road will soon be officially…

 

San Francisco residents are commuting to work within The City at an increasing rate, according to a new report from the SFMTA. (S.F. Examiner)

Annual bike count shows commutes in SF up nearly 9 percent

Bike trips in San Francisco are off the chain. Daily commutes by…

 

This rendering of the pinned boomerang deck design is one of several options for affixing a pedestrian and cycle path to the Willie Brown Bay Bridge. (Courtesy Bay Bridge Toll Authority)

Bike path designs for western span of Bay Bridge unveiled

Those dreaming of walking or biking across the Bay Bridge have new…

This rendering of the pinned boomerang deck design is one of several options for affixing a pedestrian and cycle path to the Willie Brown Bay Bridge. (Courtesy Bay Bridge Toll Authority)
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)
(Cindy Chew/2006 S.F. Examiner)

A year in public transit: Muni’s triumphs, woes, and bike controversy in The City

For the San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency, 2015 was a year of…

(Cindy Chew/2006 S.F. Examiner)
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
Noah Budnick, the new head of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, had a stretch of a New York highway named after him following a crash he had and his push for safety barriers. Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner

Head of SF Bicycle Coalition steps down after 8-month tenure

He's only been on the job for a little over eight months,…

Noah Budnick, the new head of the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, had a stretch of a New York highway named after him following a crash he had and his push for safety barriers. Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner
Raised bike lanes separating cars on Market Street from Gough to 12th streets.(Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)

City finishes first raised bike track, advocates want more

In what advocates are calling a win for safety, The City’s first…

Raised bike lanes separating cars on Market Street from Gough to 12th streets.(Kevin Kelleher/Special to S.F. Examiner)
A San Francisco Bicycle Coalition volunteer talks to a cyclist about road safety. Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/SF EXAMINER

SF Bicycle Coalition restores board elections after legal threats

For years, the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition has politically muscled construction of…

A San Francisco Bicycle Coalition volunteer talks to a cyclist about road safety. Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/SF EXAMINER
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner

Bicycle group ‘The Wigg Party’ to stage cycle-riding protest against SFPD bike crackdown

A proposed crackdown on cyclists from a San Francisco Police Department captain…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner
Wigg party cyclists sit on a stoop. COURTESY THE WIGG PARTY

Cyclist group ‘The Wigg Party’ to protest SFPD bike crackdown

The bike backlash is gearing up. Red light runners, stop-sign-slippers and all…

Wigg party cyclists sit on a stoop. COURTESY THE WIGG PARTY
A San Francisco Bicycle Coalition volunteer talks to a cyclist about road safety. Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/SF EXAMINER

Cyclists fighting Panhandle crackdown

“Ding! Ding Ding!” rings one green-shirted volunteer with the San Francisco Bicycle…

A San Francisco Bicycle Coalition volunteer talks to a cyclist about road safety. Joe Fitzgerald Rodriguez/SF EXAMINER

SF Bicycle Coalition says anticipated police crackdown on cyclists won’t save lives

The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition is pushing back against an anticipated crackdown…

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. ExaminerNoah Budnick

New bicycle coalition director seeks to carry on Vision Zero fight

He's helped tame the harried streets of New York, and now a…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerNoah Budnick
Godofredo Vasquez/2012 S.F. Examiner file photoThe SFMTA’s engineering division is meeting Friday about a contentious plan for Polk Street that has pitted neighborhood merchants against cyclists.

New bike safety law off to slow start in SF

Biking in San Francisco is often described as a blood sport. But…

Godofredo Vasquez/2012 S.F. Examiner file photoThe SFMTA’s engineering division is meeting Friday about a contentious plan for Polk Street that has pitted neighborhood merchants against cyclists.
A proposed blueprint for Japantown

Polk Street bike, pedestrian plan scaled back to keep car parking

After an outcry from merchants, San Francisco's transit agency has unveiled a…

A proposed blueprint for Japantown
Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner 2012 file photo

BART lifts ban on bikes, but only for five-month test run

BART’s board of directors agreed last week to ease restrictions for bikes…

Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner 2012 file photo
Courtesy photoInternational Motorcycle Show spokesman Mike Caudill says the stunt Smage Brothers will be one of the new draws at the show.

International Motorcycle Show spokesman Mike Caudill is revved up

Mike Caudill is the spokesman for the International Motorcycle Show, the largest…

Courtesy photoInternational Motorcycle Show spokesman Mike Caudill says the stunt Smage Brothers will be one of the new draws at the show.