traffic

Pedestrian seriously wounded in early morning Mission District crash

A pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries after stepping into traffic in the Mission…

(Eric Risberg/AP file photo)

To ease traffic terror, Golden Gate Bridge parking closed Memorial Day weekend

Local transit agencies and others will close parking lots at both ends…

(Eric Risberg/AP file photo)
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…

Mike Koozmin/2012 S.F. Examiner file photo
A parking enforcement officer tickets a car along the Embarcadero in San Francisco, Calif. Monday, April 4, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Mayor’s office to claim $5 million in overpaid traffic citations

Nearly $5 million in unclaimed parking citation reimbursements will be placed in…

A parking enforcement officer tickets a car along the Embarcadero in San Francisco, Calif. Monday, April 4, 2016. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
AP Photo/Eric RisbergGolden Gate Bridge workers shift traffic lanes during the end of the morning commute Thursday

Parking restricted at Golden Gate Bridge on Easter weekend

Personal vehicle parking will be closed in lots at each end of…

AP Photo/Eric RisbergGolden Gate Bridge workers shift traffic lanes during the end of the morning commute Thursday
California Highway Patrol Officer T.J. Shively pulls over a woman for using her cellphone while driving on Highway 101 in San Francisco during a night shift on St. Patrick’s Day. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)

Life in the fast lane: San Francisco kept under the watchful eye of CHP

The patrol car ranged past the river of traffic along San Francisco’s…

California Highway Patrol Officer T.J. Shively pulls over a woman for using her cellphone while driving on Highway 101 in San Francisco during a night shift on St. Patrick’s Day. (Jessica Christian/S.F. Examiner)
If you’re involved in a vehicle crash that is not your fault, you may not be able to recoup damages if you do not have vehicle insurance. (Courtesy photo)

Fault won’t override uninsured vehicle crashes

This week’s question comes from Zach L. from the Castro: Q: “I…

If you’re involved in a vehicle crash that is not your fault, you may not be able to recoup damages if you do not have vehicle insurance. (Courtesy photo)

Gas leak briefly closes 19th Avenue

Two office buildings on 19th Avenue were evacuated as a precaution Friday…

GG Bridge lanes will be reconfigured to alleviate traffic

The Golden Gate Bridge, Highway and Transportation District has elected to reconfigure…

A San Francisco Police officer riding a motorcycle was struck by a vehicle at 7th and Harrison streets Wednesday, December 23, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)

UPDATE: Crash involving SFPD motorcycle reported at 7th and Harrison streets

Traffic was shut down after 10 a.m. in the area of 7th…

A San Francisco Police officer riding a motorcycle was struck by a vehicle at 7th and Harrison streets Wednesday, December 23, 2015. (Mike Koozmin/S.F. Examiner)
The proposed Warriors arena in Mission Bay is located at Third and 16th streets. Courtesy rendering

Mission Bay Alliance files complaint against UCSF for agreement over Warriors arena

A group of former UC San Francisco leaders have filed a legal…

The proposed Warriors arena in Mission Bay is located at Third and 16th streets. Courtesy rendering
The Board of Supervisors passed the so-called bike-yield law on Tuesday 6-5. The mayor has previously said he would veto that law. (Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)

Supes approve rolling bicycle stop law but mayor to veto

San Francisco’s proposal to allow bicycles to roll through stop signs without…

The Board of Supervisors passed the so-called bike-yield law on Tuesday 6-5. The mayor has previously said he would veto that law. (Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)
Legislation to allow bicyclists to yield at stop signs has moved forward to the Board of Supervisors, but without key support. (Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)

Rolling stop for bikes advances without key support

Supervisor Malia Cohen voted Monday against legislation that would allow bicycles to…

Legislation to allow bicyclists to yield at stop signs has moved forward to the Board of Supervisors, but without key support. (Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)
Bicyclists negotiate The Wiggle on Haight Street in San Francisco. (Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)

Supe. Avalos’ bike-yield law proposal faces key votes

A plan to allow San Francisco’s bicyclists to roll through stop signs…

Bicyclists negotiate The Wiggle on Haight Street in San Francisco. (Special to S.F. Examiner/Natasha Dangond)
The proposed Warriors arena in Mission Bay is located at Third and 16th streets. Courtesy rendering

Warriors arena clears board committee; slated for full board next month

The proposed Warriors arena in Mission Bay is continuing to wend its…

The proposed Warriors arena in Mission Bay is located at Third and 16th streets. Courtesy rendering
A man who fled from CHP Wednesday after a traffic stop barricade him self on the upper floor of a SoMa building. (Jonah Owen Lamb/Photo)

UPDATE: South of Market blocks closed off as suspect threatens to jump from building

A man believed to have been in a stolen vehicle who was…

A man who fled from CHP Wednesday after a traffic stop barricade him self on the upper floor of a SoMa building. (Jonah Owen Lamb/Photo)
The 15th annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival takes place in Golden Gate Park this weekend. Evan Ducharme/Special to the S.F. Examiner file photo

Hardly Strictly festival kicks off with a twist, heavy traffic expected

With seven stages and over 100 musical acts, San Francisco's admission-free Hardly…

The 15th annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Festival takes place in Golden Gate Park this weekend. Evan Ducharme/Special to the S.F. Examiner file photo
Intimate knowledge of The City's back streets allowed taxi drivers to thrive during the Dreamforce overload, while ride-hail drivers were stuck in traffic, relying upon GPS to navigate through San Francisco. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Brains top apps at Dreamforce

Dreamforce, Dreamforce, Dreamforce... That’s all everyone talked about on Thursday, the last…

Intimate knowledge of The City's back streets allowed taxi drivers to thrive during the Dreamforce overload, while ride-hail drivers were stuck in traffic, relying upon GPS to navigate through San Francisco. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Dreamforce conference draws crowds with big-name lineup, shuts down city streets

The Dreamforce conference, a major tech event featuring top-name speakers and performers,…

Caltrans has proposed widening a 1.3-mile stretch of Highway 1 in Pacifica. (Brendan Bartholomew/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Highway 1 widening proposal in Pacifica remains contentious

Proponents of a plan to widen part of state Highway 1 appeared…

Caltrans has proposed widening a 1.3-mile stretch of Highway 1 in Pacifica. (Brendan Bartholomew/Special to S.F. Examiner)