Weekly ARCO/ BP Protest

Demand a safe bikeway on Fell St. while protesting BP’s destruction of the Gulf. Ongoing protests.


Looking north on Valencia, between 16th and 17th. Photo by 	Brandon Splane

Valencia Human-Protected Bike Lane Protest #2

Before everyone heads out for the Memorial Day weekend, Streetsblog wanted to do a quick update on yesterday evening’s successful Valencia Street human-protected bike lane protest in the Mission District. Readers will recall that a group of bike advocates did the first of this type of protest on Golden Gate on May 1. That one […]

Today’s Headlines

More BART Protests Planned Today (SF Examiner, SF Gate) Doctor Who Treated Man Shot by BART Police to Join Protests (Mission Loc@l) Protest Costs “Spilling Over to Muni Operations” (SF Examiner) Muni Considering All-Door Boarding on Buses to Speed Travel Times (City Insider) SFPD “Boosts Enforcement of Market Street Turn Lanes” (SF Examiner) SB375 “Draws […]

World Naked Bike Ride

"The dress code is ‘bare as you dare’ for the World Naked Bike Ride as it aims to protest the excessive dependency of society to oil, demonstrate the vulnerability of cyclists, and have a good time."
A bike commuter high-fives an advocate for protecting him on the southbound Valencia bike lane. All photos Streetsblog/Rudick

Safety Vigilantes Strike Again on Valencia

Some 30 cycling advocates, wearing bright yellow t-shirts, stood along the¬†southbound bike lane on Valencia Street between 16th and 17th streets and prevented Ubers, Lyfts and other cars from blocking this popular bike route during Friday evening’s rush. The protest, which emulated an earlier action on Golden Gate,¬†was intended to ratchet up political pressure for […]