Bike the Vote

From SFBC:

Help get out the bike vote and help us maintain a bike-friendly majority on the Board of Supervisors. We’ll be out every Friday in October with coffee, snacks and information about the SF Bicycle Coalition endorsements. Email Tessa@sfbike.org if you’re outreach trained and can volunteer to make a huge difference in this election!

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The 'hybrid option" could include one row of these angled bike racks that allow cyclists to remove and load bikes without leaning bikes on top of one another. All photos Streetsblog/Rudick unless otherwise indicated

Pick a Bike Rack for Caltrain’s Electric Trains

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Caltrain is displaying three different bike racks today until 7 p.m and tomorrow from 7:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. at 4th and King. They’re asking riders to check them out and vote on what kind of bike rack storage they want on the railroad’s new electric trains, coming some time in 2019. The options are to either […]

“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 […]

SFPD Chief Suhr Misses the Point of the “Bike Yield Law”

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SF Police Department Chief Greg Suhr doesn’t seem to grasp the point of the “Bike Yield Law” proposed by Supervisor John Avalos. “Stop signs are pretty simple. They say ‘stop,'” Suhr told KQED today. “They don’t say ‘yield,’ they don’t say ‘slow down.'” Suhr added that anyone who violates the letter of the stop sign law “will be […]