Yesterday’s Sunday Streets on Valencia Street in the Mission was Victoria Ruddick’s first time on a Ford GoBike. “The handlebars and steering are a bit heavy,” she said. Ruddick said she normally drives to work and wouldn’t consider cycling on a normal day. “I’m scared of biking around cars.” But that’s the point of an […]
For some time now, advocates have called on SFMTA to work with more urgency to get safe-street fixes on the ground. And, it seems, this is starting to happen. “We’ll pour concrete on top of asphalt to make bus boarding islands,” explained Bradley Dunn, a spokesman at SFMTA, at last night’s “Folsom-Howard: Safer Streets Sooner […]
Earlier this year, Queens Community Board 11 voted for a DOT project to create several miles of protected bike lanes linking to the Joe Michaels Mile bike path. There were multiple public meetings about the redesign, but now members of the board are planning a closed meeting on Monday to hear objections to it.
Milwaukee will be getting its first bike boulevards, the city announced this week, the beginning of what should eventually be a citywide network of low-traffic, low-stress streets for cycling.
After drivers killed two cyclists in the district last month, Manhattan Community Board 4 is reiterating its request for DOT to install protected bike lanes on crosstown streets in Chelsea and Hell's Kitchen.
A source has informed the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition (SFBC) that at the San Francisco Board of Supervisors’ regular meeting this afternoon, mayoral appointee Jeff Sheehy may vote for the planned parking-protected bike lanes on Upper Market to be delayed over an environmental challenge to the project. That’s led the SFBC to question Sheehy’s commitment […]