Hoodline is reporting that a cyclist was killed yesterday at around 5:30 p.m. in a collision with a car at the intersection of Silver and Alemany Boulevard. The San Francisco Bicycle Coalition is looking for more details, but a spokesman for the SFBC says the victim was a 51-year-old man. “Our hearts are heavy this morning […]
The San Francisco Planning Department will be presenting the San Francisco Board of Supervisors with updated plans for getting trains from the Caltrain corridor into the lower level of the Transbay Transit Center.
The San Francisco County Transportation Authority (CTA) released the results yesterday of what it calls “the first comprehensive estimate of the volume, frequency and coverage of ride-hailing trips by Uber and Lyft in San Francisco.” Some highlights from the CTA report: On a typical weekday, Transportation Network Companies (TNCs) make more than 170,000 vehicle trips […]
Four BikeLink electronic bike lockers used to live in the back corner of the Ulloa Street parking lot, 140 paces from Muni's West Portal Station. But now they're gone.
Like taking your bike on BART and Caltrain? Thank Shirley Johnson, the BIKES ONBoard group she helped form, and the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition, which helped support her work. How her group helped get more space for bikes on Caltrain and lifted the arcane bike restrictions on BART was just one of three advocacy success […]
There are now four design options for a San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency (SFMTA)'s project to add parking-protected bike lanes, possible transit lanes, and wider sidewalks on Howard and Folsom Streets in SoMa. All four of these designs are pretty darned good. All four have pretty good protected bike lanes.
Dick Spotswood of the Marin Independent Journal was correct when he recently stated that adding highway lanes won’t fix our traffic problems. A common adage in transportation circles compares building more lanes to doctors counseling obese patients to simply loosen their belts. However, Spotswood was wrong when he glibly asserted that bikes are of little […]
The San Francisco Bay Area Planning and Urban Research Association (SPUR), during a lunchtime presentation yesterday, developed a blue print to bring down Bay Area housing prices in five years, so that everyone who wants to live in the city can afford a home. Actually, they didn’t do that. But it would have been nice. […]
As fans of San Francisco’s F-Market and Wharves historic streetcar line are aware, the trains only clickety clack and clang as far as Jones St & Beach St–just shy of the Fort Mason tunnel, which once permitted trains to continue to Marina Boulevard and Laguna Street…and beyond. The San Francisco Examiner reported today that SFMTA has […]