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 new West Town Master Plan, commissioned by the West Town Chamber of Commerce and Special Service Area #29, floats the idea of converting two of the four mixed-traffic lanes on Chicago Avenue in the neighborhood to buffered bike lanes. While that’s a forward-thing idea, it would actually make sense to use that extra right-of-way […]
Instead of changing how police park so their vehicles don't obstruct the bike lane and the sidewalk, a segment of the bike lane will lose its buffer from car traffic.
The Queensboro Bridge bike/ped path has been closed from 10 p.m. to 5 a.m. for 16 of the last 24 months while ConEdison conducts electrical repair work. Currently, a six-week closure that began on May 21 is making nighttime trips especially difficult for working cyclists. Despite the regularity of the closures, DOT still hasn't worked out a reasonable alternative for people who count on overnight access to the path.