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Valencia Merchants Stage Protest in Center-Running Bike Lane

Remember when this bike lane was pitched as being more acceptable for small business owners?

December 6, 2023

Valencia Merchants Don’t Like Center-Running Lane Either

One of the big sells of the center-running lane on Valencia is it was supposed to be more palatable to merchants. Turns out it isn't.

November 22, 2023

Another Scooterist Sent to Hospital by Valencia Center-Running Bike Lane

Plus SFMTA Citizens' Advisory Council officially asks for its removal

October 27, 2023

Commentary: Let’s Talk About the Real “Fatal Flaw” on Valencia

How many people have to die before professional advocates stop endorsing the Valencia Street "experiment" on people?

September 28, 2023

Motorist Kills Pedestrian on Valencia

While distracted/inattentive driving was a primary factor, the non-intuitive and dangerous center-running design almost certainly contributed

September 21, 2023

SFMTA Officially Begins its Valencia Experiment on Humans

Valencia's center running lanes have been open and used by cyclists, scooterists, and others for months now, but only today will the agency start to count the damage they cause

August 2, 2023

Advocates Punk SFMTA’s Valencia Bike Lane Clusterf*ck

The bike lane is so bad you just have to laugh

July 21, 2023

Commentary: The Bicycle Coalition Needs to Shift Gears on Valencia

The org's credibility is on the line along with the lives and limbs of people walking and biking

July 18, 2023

Commentary: Don’t Bike on Valencia

I don't know how else to put it: if you ride a bike, stay away from the street. Take BART, the bus, walk... do what you must, but don't ride a bike on Valencia Street because it's unsafe

June 29, 2023

Commentary: Remove the Valencia Center-Running Bike Lane Before More People are Hurt

SFMTA needs to rip this dangerous facility out and put in the approved Dutch-style, side-running bike lanes immediately

June 21, 2023