San Francisco Bicycle Coalition

Cyclists negotiate The Wiggle on Haight Street in San Francisco on Tuesday, July 28, 2015. (Natasha Dangond/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Bike coalition supports ‘Idaho Stop’ law

The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition is now throwing its heavy political weight…

Cyclists negotiate The Wiggle on Haight Street in San Francisco on Tuesday, July 28, 2015. (Natasha Dangond/Special to S.F. Examiner)
SFPD Capt. John Sanford will participate in a group bike ride with community members on Thursday. (Courtesy SFPD Park Station via Twitter)

SFPD captain behind bike crackdown to host group ride

San Francisco Police Department Capt. John Sanford enraged the local cyclist community…

SFPD Capt. John Sanford will participate in a group bike ride with community members on Thursday. (Courtesy SFPD Park Station via Twitter)
Despite efforts otherwise, plans to improve bicycling conditions on Masonic Avenue have stalled for the past five years. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

Safety improvements to ‘most dangerous’ SF street languishes in delays

Petra Linke still remembers when she first taught her son to ride…

Despite efforts otherwise, plans to improve bicycling conditions on Masonic Avenue have stalled for the past five years. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
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)

Bike coalition members vote on future

The politically powerful San Francisco Bicycle Coalition faced a crisis of direction…

Bicyclists negotiate The Wiggle on Haight Street in San Francisco on Tuesday July 28, 2015. (Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)

Bicycle coalition’s political future at crossroads

Through sheer people power, the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition politically muscled San…

Bicyclists negotiate The Wiggle on Haight Street in San Francisco on Tuesday July 28, 2015. (Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)
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)
Bicyclists negotiate The Wiggle on Haight Street in San Francisco on Tuesday July 28, 2015. (Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)

Sign of the times: Cyclist group wants SF to update policy on when to stop

Bicyclists shouldn’t be required to stop at stop signs. Instead, they should…

Bicyclists negotiate The Wiggle on Haight Street in San Francisco on Tuesday July 28, 2015. (Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)
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
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)

SFPD captain responds to backlash against bicycle crackdown plan

Last week, the politically powerful San Francisco Bicycle Coalition launched an online…

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)
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)
Scott Eisen/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco cyclists can take advantage of green bike boxes at intersections to help protect themselves from vehicles.

Dolan: Green bike boxes make intersections safer for all

Bike To Work Day is today and, according to the San Francisco…

Scott Eisen/2013 AP file photoSan Francisco cyclists can take advantage of green bike boxes at intersections to help protect themselves from vehicles.
Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerBike to Work Day is Thursday

SF Bike to Work Day is Thursday

This year’s Bike to Work Day may see more bicyclists than ever…

Mike Koozmin/The S.F. ExaminerBike to Work Day is Thursday
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
S.F. Examiner File PhotoThe creation of protected bike lanes would have led to the loss of hundreds of parking spaces.

Lack of protected bike lanes on Polk Street plan keeps debate lively

For nearly two hours Friday, the future of Polk Street was debated…

S.F. Examiner File PhotoThe creation of protected bike lanes would have led to the loss of hundreds of parking spaces.
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.

Merchants, bicyclists continue to wage battle over Polk Street redesign

San Francisco's popular Polk Street corridor is on the road toward a…

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.
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.
mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerMcKinnon Avenue — from Upton Street to Barneveld Avenue and Loomis Street in the Bayview — checks in with a Pavement Street Index of 37

SF may slow down street repaving projects as costs increase

With greater investments made in recent years for San Francisco's streets, including…

mike koozmin/the s.f. examinerMcKinnon Avenue — from Upton Street to Barneveld Avenue and Loomis Street in the Bayview — checks in with a Pavement Street Index of 37