Bike to Work with Supervisor Mar

"Talk policy points or trade political gossip with Supervisor Eric Mar on this jolly monthly tradition — catch a rocking Richmond District bike bus and roll downtown with Eric and a merry band of D1 velocitizens. Top up your tires and get on the bike bus!"

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Photo: plug1 If the Geary Bus Rapid Transit (BRT) project doesn’t get some love from advocates and the general public, the project could be in trouble, according to several people closely following the process. "I look to the left, I look to the right, all I see is opposition and criticism," says Joel Ramos, a […]

“Bike Yield” Passes Without Enough Votes for Veto Override

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The Bike Yield ordinance was heard by the full San Francisco Board of Supervisors yesterday. It passed, with six “ayes” and five against — two “ayes” short of what’s needed to override Mayor Edwin Lee’s veto pen. The San Francisco Examiner reports that mayoral spokesperson Christine Falvey was ready with a response. “The mayor believes this endangers pedestrians […]

This Week: Safer Potrero, Geary BRT Town Hall

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Get involved in safety improvements on Potrero Avenue at a community workshop on Tuesday, and discuss the latest on the Geary Bus Rapid Transit project at a town hall hosted by Supervisor Eric Mar. Here are this week’s highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Tuesday: The Department of Public Works and the SFMTA will hold a community meeting […]

The Google Bus Ballyhoo is Back

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At yesterday’s San Francisco Board of Supervisors meeting, supervisors again discussed stopping Tech Shuttles from using Muni bus stops, and voted to instruct SFMTA to study sending them to special hubs instead. Under this plan, tech workers, it is hoped, would use Muni buses to connect to these hubs. The resolution was supported by board […]

Majority of Supes Back the “Bike Yield Law” to Be Introduced Tomorrow

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The “Bike Yield Law” proposed by Supervisor John Avalos is poised to be approved by the Board of Supervisors. The ordinance urges the SFPD to let bicycle riders safely treat stop signs as yield signs. Avalos plans to introduce the ordinance tomorrow, and it has support from six supervisors — the majority needed to vote it into law. It’s unclear if it has support from SFPD […]

SF Officials, Advocates Take a Ride on BRT and Bike-Share in Mexico City

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More than a dozen city officials and advocates traveled to Mexico City last week to experience firsthand the ease of getting around a city with robust bus rapid transit and bike-share system. The SF delegation, invited and paid for by organizers at the Institute for Transportation and Development Policy, included Supervisors John Avalos, Scott Wiener, and […]