This week, the SFBC gets you ready for Bike to Work Day, The Lost Cyclist author David V. Herlihy holds a discussion and book signing, SPUR discusses a new report on transit-oriented development and Walk SF takes you through the “Trendyloin”. Here are the highlights from the Streetsblog calendar: Monday: How to Bike Anywhere Workshop. […]
Seattle’s Street Safety Reckoning: The Seattle cycling community is reeling after a rash of recent deaths: Three cyclists have lost their lives on city roads since July. These tragic events have prompted some tough questioning of the city’s commitment to protect its vulnerable road users. One case in particular stands out as potentially avoidable: the […]
The Naparstek boys riding last year’s Summer Streets event… wearing helmets. Sarah’s "Too Much Emphasis on Safety" post yesterday brings up the question in the headline above. A Canadian Broadcasting TV crew doing a documentary on biking is filming me as I take my two sons to school on our Dutch cargo bike today. While […]
Hear author David V. Herlihy’s presentation on his new book, The Lost Cyclist: The Epic Tale of an American Adventurer and His Mysterious Disappearance.
The National Transportation Safety Board is best known for investigating train crashes and plane crashes to figure out what went wrong. It’s an approach designed to prevent catastrophic incidents that claim several lives at once. But the much bigger risk in America’s transportation system is more mundane — the daily stream of traffic crashes that kill one or two people […]
There was a bit of a dust-up late Friday on Twitter when the San Francisco Bicycle Coalition called out Caltrans over “public service” announcements that blame our most vulnerable road users for their own deaths and injuries. .@caltranshq, you ought to be ashamed of yourselves for this counterproductive victim-blaming. https://t.co/0RGSYmUGds — SF Bicycle Coalition (@sfbike) […]