Yesterday, John Robert Donovan, 41, of Mill Valley, accepted a plea-bargain that got him a misdemeanor conviction, two years of probation, 80 hours of community service, and a $4,134 fine plus court costs, as reported in the Marin Independent Journal. Last November, Donovan, who was driving a Tesla, reportedly got into a road rage incident […]
Like everyone else who cares about the future of human civilization on this planet, our editorial cartoonist Bill Roundy was horrified, scared and angered by the recent United Nations report suggesting that humanity now has the narrowest of windows to act if it is to survive human-induced global warming.
At the latest city hearing on pedestrian safety, Jane Kim, supervisor of District 6, which sees more pedestrian injuries than any other, contrasted the typical reaction to vehicular violence with the typical reaction to gun violence. “We should treat cars, in many ways, like a weapon. It has the same impact,” said Kim, pointing out […]
The “crookedest street in the world” block of Lombard Street is a world-famous tourist attraction, but the resulting car traffic causes congestion and safety problems and may lead the SFMTA to ban tourists from driving that stretch. In an attempt to reduce pedestrian injuries and blocks-long car queues, the SFMTA Board of Directors on Tuesday […]
From adsoftheworld.com In lieu of being able to break your fall with a thought bubble, Warsaw, Poland, police are encouraging cyclists to wear helmets. Although strapping up your head in styrofoam is a great idea, I think if I were riding in Warsaw, I’d be more concerned about having a second beer at the pub […]
Car drivers are selfish. Pedestrians and cyclists are fighting over crumbs. Our roads are unsafe.