Walk the Wiggle

"Walk the Wiggle: a natural history tour of the Wiggle about the Indian
trails that predate the ponds, streams, and bike route improvements."

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Wiggle Safety Upgrades Delayed Over Turn Bans to Reduce Thru Traffic

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Improvements that would make the Wiggle calmer and safer have been delayed after continued driver protests against three left turn bans on Divisadero Street proposed as part of the project. Approval of the project was removed from the SFMTA Board of Directors’ Tuesday agenda and postponed until June. Hoodline reported that some members of the Lower […]

Misguided Enforcement Precedes ThinkBike Improvements on the Wiggle

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The Wiggle — the growingly popular, mostly-flat bicycling route connecting SF’s eastern and western neighborhoods — should become more bike-friendly in the next year. After consulting with Dutch bicycle planners, the SFMTA is planning new upgrades to increase the safety and comfort of people walking and biking on the route, including “green-backed” sharrows, zebra-striped crosswalks, […]

New Options Arise for Greener, Calmer Streets on the Wiggle

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Plans to create calmer, greener streets on the Wiggle came into clearer focus Tuesday after the SFMTA presented more refined proposals for raised crosswalks and intersections, bulb-outs with greenery, traffic circles, traffic diverters, and other safety improvements. The proposed treatments [PDF] are aimed at improving stormwater drainage while also calming motor and bicycle traffic. One […]

Eyes on the Street: SFMTA Striping Ladder Crosswalks on the Wiggle

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The SFMTA is installing ladder crosswalks at intersections along the Wiggle. By increasing the visibility of the pedestrian right-of-way, the new feel they bring even seems to calm bike and car traffic. The crosswalks should also assuage concerns from those who say the growing number of bicycle commuters on the route makes the intersections less comfortable to […]

Duboce/Church Re-Opens With New Boarding Islands, Green “Bike Channel”

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Muni riders, bike commuters and pedestrians passing through the re-opened Duboce and Church junction this morning were welcomed with wider boarding islands, fresh pavement, and a newly-painted, lime-green “bike channel.” The bike channel, which runs between the sidewalk and the widened boarding island on the north side of Duboce, is coated with the same bright shade of […]