The SFMTA isn’t quite ready to declare that it will expedite protected bike lanes on Folsom Street with a pilot project, but planners say they’re fleshing out the details of what near-term safety upgrades on the street could look like. Although the SF Bicycle Coalition wrote in a blog post Friday that city officials promised them […]
The SFMTA will re-purpose a general traffic lane to widen and buffer the existing bike lane on Folsom Street between Fourth and 11th Streets by the end of the year, the agency announced today. The pilot project, which comes about six weeks after 24-year-old Amelie Le Moullac was killed on her bike by a truck […]
The SFMTA’s proposal to widen the Folsom Street bike lane with a buffer zone and remove a general traffic lane drew significant turnout at a community meeting in SoMa yesterday evening. The project, set to be installed by the end of the year, seems to have strong support from residents and livable streets advocates as […]
SFMTA crews are currently installing a widened, buffered bike lane on Folsom Street between 11th and Fourth Streets. The SFMTA got to work quickly on this bike lane expansion — crews hit the street as early as Friday, just a few days after the project was approved by the SFMTA Board of Directors. It should be […]
Boulder, Colorado, is considered one of the best cities for biking in the U.S. But the car is still king on Boulder’s streets, and designs like road diets and protected on-street bike lanes are still new concepts for people to digest. This summer, the city embarked on a plan to “right-size” four major streets by […]
From SFBC: Join the SF Bicycle Coalition’s Safe SoMa Member committee. Learn about the new Folsom street pilot and what the next steps are to make Folsom, Howard and the rest of SoMa streets safer.