SF Bicycle Coalition Board Meeting

From SFBC:

Everyone’s invited! Contact Leah at 415-431-2453 x306 orleah@sfbike.org for agenda and details.



This Week: Urban Biking, Affordable Housing, Learning from Seattle

Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday/tonight! Intermediate Urban Biking. Already feel reasonably comfortable riding your bike in the city? Have a good sense of your rights and responsibilities? Then it’s time for you to develop your skills even further. This brand-new classroom course teaches more advanced skills and techniques: riding in all […]

Today’s Headlines

Hit-and-run in SOMA leaves man with life-threatening injuries (Hoodline) Protected bike lane near UC Berkeley nearing completion (East Bay Times) BART has an excess of pre-loaded Clipper cards (SFGate) Oakland housing construction is on track, but falling behind on affordable housing (Hoodline) Caltrans is hiring (BakersfieldNow) Guy with money rails against high-speed rail, but has […]
Photo: Anthony Quintano/Flickr

The 85th Percentile Rule Is Killing Us

Traffic deaths in the U.S. are mounting, reaching more than 40,000 last year, and, according to a recent draft report by the National Transportation Safety Board, speed is the overlooked factor. The NTSB reported that speeding accounts for about 10,000 deaths a year — as many as drunk driving. One of the agency’s key recommendation was to change the way […]