Bike Plan Vote at MTA Board

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Judge Busch Could Block New Bike Lanes Through March 2010

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Judge Busch could partially lift the injunction for now, allowing the city to paint sharrows but not bike lanes. Flickr photo: BikePortland.org The injunction that has hung like a pall over San Francisco’s efforts to improve bicycle infrastructure for the city’s growing number of bicyclists will remain for at least another ten days, and could […]

Mayor Newsom, City Agencies and Advocates Celebrate Bike Plan

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Mayor Newsom said bike lanes were part of a sustainable, 21st Century city. Photo: Matthew Roth At a press conference this afternoon characterized by relief and jubilation, Mayor Gavin Newsom, representatives from the city agencies responsible for San Francisco’s streets, and bicycle advocates celebrated the MTA’s adoption of the Bike Plan and the legislation of […]

MTA Board Votes to Approve EIR and Bike Plan

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In a decision advocates hailed as a victory for bicyclists in San Francisco, the MTA Board of Directors voted uaninmously this afternoon to approve the EIR and adopt the Bike Plan, legislating 45 of the 56 priority projects, which will add about 34 miles of new bike lanes in the city. A crowd of bicyclists […]