Eyes on the Street: Folsom Buffered Bike Lane Goes Green

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The new, wider buffered bike lane on Folsom Street in SoMa is getting finishing touches this week as the SFMTA adds green paint where drivers are expected to merge with people on bikes.

“We pushed for green paint at the intersections, and we’re thrilled to see that safety element being added today,” the SF Bicycle Coalition wrote in its newsletter. “We’ll continue to monitor this pilot to see how the design works.”

Folsom commuters: How has your experience been? Does it feel safer? Are drivers using the bike lane, as has been often reported with the similar bike lane on Eighth Street? Let us know in the comments.

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SFMTA Open House: Howard Street Buffered Bike Lane

From SFBC: Join us at the official City open house and learn about the upcoming Howard Street Buffered Bikeway Project, a near term Vision Zero project on Howard Street between 6th and 10th streets. The project duplicates many of the same improvements on Folsom Street between 4th and 10th by creating a buffered bicycle lane, painting temporary […]